Kids and Healthy Food Choices

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Every meal should be a happy meal! From early on, kids begin to develop preferences for certain foods and dislikes for others. It is important for parents to understand that their children have different nutritional needs at each age based on their growth and development. The nutritional benefits infants and... more

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Caffeine Intake Tied To Lower Risk Of Common Skin Cancer

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A new US study of over 110,000 people found that the more caffeine there was in their diets, the lower their risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common type of skin cancer. The researchers write about their findings in the 1 July issue of the journal Cancer Research. Read... more

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Eating Disorders Affect Older Women Too

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Eating disorders and aggressive weight loss strategies are commonly seen as something more associated with teenagers and young women and bulimic or anorexic girls are generally believed to be rarely older than in their early twenties. However, this is not so, says a new study published in theInternational Journal of... more

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What Are The Top 10 Healthy Foods?

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Imagine a selection of foods that were delicious, nutritious and good for you – i.e. they reduced your risk of developing diseases. According to several different surveys and sources in North America and Western Europe, the following ten foods are generally considered to be the most healthy. 1) Apples Apples are an... more

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Junk Food May Be More Appealing To Tired Brains

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A new study that used brain scans of people who had not had enough sleep suggests junk food may be more appealing to tired brains. Scientists found that when normal weight volunteers looked at unhealthy food during a period of sleep restriction, the reward centers in their brains were more... more

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Drinking Coffee: More Good Than Harm?

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There was a time when the only news about coffee and health was how it was bad for the heart, likely to give us ulcers and aggravate our nerves, but now it seems this popular beverage is receiving a more favorable kind of press. However, the researchers uncovering the good... more

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Five health-enhancing foods that don’t even seem like health foods: Mustard, cole slaw and more

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When observing the typical diet of American consumers, with all the fried foods, aspartame-laced “diet” products and pasteurized, hormone-ridden dairy products that typical people consume, I sometimes ask myself a question that perhaps you”ve pondered, too: What on Earth is keeping all these people alive? The answers may surprise you.... more

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The scary truth about food poisoning

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Roughly 76 million cases of food poisoning and 5,000 related deaths occur in the United States each year. The elderly, the very young, pregnant women, and people with otherwise weakened immune systems tend to be most vulnerable. The Senate is considering legislation that would enact stricter food-safety requirements, but for... more

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