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While the number of Chautauqua County students receiving free or reduced lunches during the school year is high, those receiving meals during the summer is low.
Obesity rates are ballooning in Vietnam's big cities as malnourishment persists in the provinces, according to Professor Le Thi Hop of the National Nutrition Institute.
A leading dietician has rubbished claims backing consumers ditching meat from their diets for health and environmental reasons and becoming flexitarians.
I became a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup addict in the late 70s when I lived in the US for a year on a student exchange.
Find out how an eye exam can tell you if your child's vision is ready for the upcoming school year.
Women and children in Mexico are continuing to increase their consumption of sugar-sweetened, caloric beverages, according to a recent study from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
When I emailed a family member that I was at the annual convention of the Hawaii Coffee Association, he replied, "A dietitian and nutritionist at a coffee convention? Just curious."
Parents can offer healthy food choices, fortified milk supplements and a multivitamin to help their toddlers receive the proper nutrition Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's not always easy to get toddlers to eat what they should Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's ... (more)
Glutten free diets have become very popular these days because of the belief that they have a lot of health benefits.
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States and women are among those at greatest risk.
Acetyl-L- carnitine produces acetyl-choline, an important neurotransmitter of memory and mood in the brain.
A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women.
Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible? A small group of environmentalists in Vermont aren't as squeamish.
The new research found that just 27 percent of the lunches third and fourth graders brought from home met three of five National School Lunch Program standards.
It's not exactly news that taking care of your body can help keep your mind in better shape during your later years, but a recent study makes a strong case for good nutrition, physical activity and other drug-free approaches being better at warding off Alzheimer's disease than prescription medications and other current medical approaches.
The American Heart Association has recommended consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week for the benefit of your heart.
For years we've known 400g a day of fruit and vegetables has been linked to improved health for cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancers.
Updated: Sat Aug 02, 2014 02:10 am
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