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Nutrition Myths and Healthy Dietary Advice in Clinical Practice - American Family Physician

Healthy dietary intake is important for the maintenance of general health and wellness, the prevention of chronic illness, the optimization of life …

Nutrition

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

Holistic Medicine

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Ergonomics

A national soda tax is needed to reduce obesity and save lives

Now that calorie counts on restaurant menus are a done deal, it's time to take the next step toward slimming America's flabby waistline.<p>A national soda tax.<p>I know, I know: This is the kind of nanny-state talk that causes seizures among conservatives and libertarians. It's an intrusion on personal …

Diabetes

PAMF Researchers Study Healthiness of U.S. Chain Restaurants

<b>New Website Points Consumers to Healthiest Places to Eat Out</b><p>In a recent study, researchers at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute …

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Beef environment cost 10 times that of other livestock

<b>A new study suggests that the production of beef is around 10 times more damaging to the environment than any other form of livestock.</b><p>Scientists measured the environment inputs required to produce the main US sources of protein.<p>Beef cattle need 28 times more land and 11 times more irrigation water …

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10 Ways to Make Epic Veggie Tacos - One Green Planet

The fiesta doesn’t have to stop just because Cinco de Mayo is over. Take out the chopped lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and taco shells because this …

Mexico

Why Some Mushrooms May Be Magic for Climate Change

Fungi don’t get the respect they deserve. Maybe that’s because they do most of their work in the dark, beneath the ground or on dead matter, or …

These Spectacular Cutaways Give You An Insider’s View of Your Food

When you grill a burger, you might enjoy watching the hot charcoal glow and the red meat gradually darken. Nathan Myhrvold and his colleagues at The …

Kitchens

Dietitians for Professional Integrity

A company's nutrition portfolio is not sufficient information to determine whether they make a suitable partner for a health organization. In today's …