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Volume 37, No. 2

Inactivity worse than obesity
A short daily walk could literally save your life A brisk 20-minute walk a day may be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death by up to 30 percent, according to a new report published this week. In a study published by the American... Read More
Bone broth comeback
When Michelle Tam was growing up in Menlo Park, Calif., in the 1980s, her family sipped broth with dinner every single night. “We were full-on Cantonese,” Ms. Tam said, explaining that a light soup with herbs and perhaps a vegetable or two is an... Read More
2015 exercise trends
Americans will continue to flock to indoor cycling, interval training, group fitness classes and other calorie-burning activities in 2015, but now hi-tech devices will monitor their every waking - and sleeping - hours, fitness experts say. Consumers... Read More
Healthy food at day care
The Obama administration is proposing new rules aimed at making food served at day-care centers healtheir that would ban on-site frying and quality tofu as a meat alternative.  The proposal, published by the Agriculture Department in the... Read More
Obesity preventing implant
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new device that uses electricity to control hunger pangs It’s the first new device for fighting obesity in nearly a decade and on Wednesday, it was FDA approved for Americans. Called VBLOC, the... Read More
Doctors prescribe exercise
Patients are coming out of the doctor's office with prescriptions for physical activity in addition to drugs, doctor referrals and follow-up protocols. Doctors are working exercise counseling into office visits and calling exercise a "vital sign" to... Read More

Focus on Health

BPA-Free May Pose Risk

Last month, we reported that bisphenol-A (BPA) Read More

Nutritionists silenced about ag

A government-appointed group of top nutrition Read More

Nutrition in the News

Harvard's answer to MyPlate

The Healthy Eating Plate, created by nutrition Read More

Nutrition: 5 years from now

Advances in nutrition during the past century Read More

Feature Recipes

Slow Cooker Beef Bone Broth

Dump the vegetables in the bottom of a 6-quart sl Read More

Creamy Barley Risotto with Garlic Mushrooms and Spinach

Brush off the mushrooms with a barely damp paper Read More

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