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Put Your Best Fork Forward

In some parts of the country the trees and daffodils are blooming and some are still under a blanket of snow. No matter what, the calendar has turned a page and it is March. 266 more words

Dietitians on the Environment

A new position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) highlights the benefit of a plant-based diet for both health and now the environment. 119 more words


Reduce your risk for chronic disease: read food labels

It sounds simple. But it is easy to overlook. Eating less saturated fat, added sugars and sodium in particular can help reduce your risk for chronic disease. 27 more words

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Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Vegetarian Diets


It is the position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that appropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. 746 more words


Looking to Reduce Your Family's Intake of Added Sugars? Here's How

High sugar intake has been linked to everything from dental cavities to obesity to Type 2 diabetes to heart disease to other health conditions, many of which last into adulthood. 604 more words

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Is Your Kid Over-Caffeinated?

Sodas, coffee, tea, and energy drinks. Each of these is a source of caffeine. Approximately 75 percent of children, adolescents and young adults in the United States consume caffeine, a compound that stimulates the central nervous system. 476 more words

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How Sleep Habits Effect A Childs Healthy Weight

If you think your child gets enough sleep, think again. According to the National Sleep Foundation, most children sleep less than their parents realize. And nearly 70 percent of children have some sleep problem such as waking during the night, sleeping too little or having difficulty falling asleep at least a few nights each week. 431 more words

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