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National Nutrition Month

Creating a Generation of Healthy Adults

Leigh Pechillo | Posted 03.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Leigh Pechillo

Parents, we are here to influence our children and guide them down a healthy path in life. We need to provide them with healthy choices at home, raise our voices to limit the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks and provide opportunities for them to get off our couches and move.

Manage Your Diabetes Better With a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Constance Brown-Riggs | Posted 03.25.2016 | Black Voices
Constance Brown-Riggs

"Lose some weight," "Don't eat fat," "Reduce sodium," "Stay away from sugar," "Eat smaller portions." Sound familiar? Good advice, certainly, but it's...

Spice Can Be Nice for Kids -- and Improve Nutrition

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Posted 08.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

For some kids, (less) sugar and (more) spice can be nice. The science on herbs and spices is still emerging, but many of them are loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, so as long as you like the flavors, there aren't any negatives to including more of them.

Thinking About Nutrition? Don't Forget Tobacco

Laurent Huber | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Laurent Huber

Tobacco and nutrition are not independent, stand-alone issues. As the world works to solve the tobacco epidemic, it must also work to solve nutrition issues.

How To Nourish The Global Economy

Allan Jury | Posted 03.16.2016 | Impact
Allan Jury

Good nutrition doesn't just fuel the mind and body. It's also one of the most crucial foundations for a healthy economy--and one of the most overlooke...

10 Simple Tips To Savor The Flavor Of Eating Right

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

Here are smart tips to help you eat healthier this month.

The Best 10 Nutrition Tips From Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

I decided to interview 10 dietitians across the country who are influential movers and shakers in the nutrition and dietetics field. I asked them for the advice that they not only provide to their clients, but also practice in their own lives. So let's now introduce these nutrition experts with their top nutrition recommendations.

March Is National Nutrition Month: Time to Spring Into Health

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

Many of you are probably feeling guilty for indulging during the Holidays but here is another opportunity to re evaluate those New Year's resolutions. National Nutrition month is the perfect time to re-focus our health needs and kick-start our health goals.

Senior Malnutrition: A National Nutrition Crisis

Robert B. Blancato | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Robert B. Blancato

A lot of appropriate attention is focused on hunger and food insecurity as well as obesity. However, malnutrition, also known as undernutrition, is a bigger threat because of the deeper health consequences it creates.

Here's How to Keep Pizza, Brownies, More as Part of Your Healthy Diet This National Nutrition Month

Nancy Brown | Posted 05.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

As a teenager at a summer acting school, Devin Alexander developed her first serious crush. The boy liked her, too, even saying that she would be the ...

Meatless Monday: Start National Nutrition Month with a Visit from the Veggie Queen

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.02.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

March is National Nutrition Month, and we're kicking it off with a visit from the queen -- the Veggie Queen, Jill Nussinow. Every month's nutrition mo...

Functional Foods: A Fix to Highlight after National Nutrition Month

Michael Zacka | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Michael Zacka

Very public efforts to improve health and prevent disease by eating right have also spurred the food and beverage industries to develop promising and innovative products that will help individuals as well as stimulate companies' sales.

5 Simple Nutrition Tips To Get You Back On Track

Angeles Burke | Posted 05.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

Rather than allowing for old habits to creep back in, try to focus your nutrition on the health benefits your will receive from eating well rather than placing all of the focus on aesthetic goals. By focusing on your long term health, you will be more likely to stick to your healthy habits.

7 Nutrition Powerhouses That Taste Good, Too

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 05.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

While of course, it is important to eat foods that are nutritious, taste is a key reason why people choose to eat what they do. Pairing good nutrition with great taste creates a win-win situation.

Fighting Obesity -- One Bodega at a Time

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 05.13.2014 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

While these small businesses are the lifeblood of a vibrant city environment, the food choices that many folks make there can pack on the pounds and shorten their lives.

Eating Right During National Nutrition Month

Diana Le Dean | Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Diana Le Dean

A diet for life is built step by step. People who change their eating habits for good break down their challenges into manageable units that build confidence and keep momentum measurable.

Why Spring Is A Time To 'Colorize' Your Plate

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 06.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Colorize your plate! Eat foods with a variety of color. The pigments of plant-based foods help fight disease and help you live a more vibrant life.

Better Nutrition, Healthier Communities

Vicki B. Escarra | Posted 05.12.2012 | Impact
Vicki B. Escarra

How can someone who faces hunger also be obese? The fact is that the two can and do co-exist.

National Nutrition Month -- Easy Tips to Lose Weight This March 2012

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 03.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

My basic principle is: Eat fewer calories than you expend from a wide variety of nutritionally powerful foods to lose weight and enhance energy and health.