Nutrition

Nutrition: Reduce the sugar in your sweet treats

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Sugar is ubiquitous in our food system. You will find it in more than just sweet treats. Sugar hides in a lot of “healthy” foods, such as salad dressings, marinades, seasonings, jarred […]

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‘We’ve lost our way’: dietitians call for new nutrition guidelines

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The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) has released a report examining the cost of poor nutrition to Australians’ health, calling on the government to update its National Nutrition Policy. The report, titled Nourish […]

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The benefits of nutrition talk

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You’ve read the books, you’ve downloaded the diet plans—you’ve even counted calories or played around with diet apps on your phone. You know very well which foods are healthy and which ones […]

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Weight loss: No Nutrition, only taste – How fried potato chips affect your health and weight loss efforts

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A 2015 study published in Health Affairs had found that fried potato – including potato chips are one of the foods that were most strongly linked to weight gain. Weight loss: No […]

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Nutrition: Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet and exercise

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Studies have shown the Mediterranean diet can improve lipid levels in postmenopausal women. This includes a variety of whole, unprocessed foods. Getty Images Heart disease is the leading cause of death in […]

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Any way you slice it, nutrition studies are controversial

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For every study that warns against the health perils of coffee, there’s another that points to java as the key to longevity. Really, if you pick any trendy food — wine, kale, chocolate […]

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Nutrition In The News: Sharp Diagnoses And Converging Policy Instruments

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This interview is part of BW Sustainability’s series Nutrition in the News. BWs Neeta Misra speaks with Purnima Menon a senior Research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Persistent […]

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Labrador food security woes get helping hand from new nutrition guide

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Though Canada’s new food guide calls for clean drinking water and more fresh fruit and vegetables — two things some northern and Indigenous communities have long been fighting for — a doctor […]

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NUTRITION: Brighten your winter with tasty citrus

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When our days are dark, brighten them up with all kinds of citrus. Winter is citrus season. Sometimes referred to as edible sunshine, citrus provides us with bright oranges, reds, yellows and […]

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Importance of nutrition

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Sir: Pakistan has a sorry record in terms of spending in the nutrition sector. As it is, Pakistan’s budgetary allocations for the health and education sectors are minimal. Reportedly, the previous government […]

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