News on Nutrition

A person’s diet is made up of the food they eat. Nutrition is the way that food nourishes their bodies.  Good nutrition means that your body is getting all the nutrients, vitamins and minerals it needs to work at its best level.  Eating a healthy diet is your main way to get good nutrition.
Most people know that a balance of good nutrition and physical activity can help them reach and maintain a healthy weight. But the benefits of good nutrition go beyond weight.  It can improve cardiovascular and other body system functions, mental well-being, cognitive performance and wound healing or recovery from illness or injury, as well as reduce the risk for disease.
 

02/08/2011 - News

Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Diabetes Medication Use

People who have difficulty losing weight through diet and exercise may decide to undergo bariatric surgery, more commonly referred to as weig Read more

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01/28/2011 - News

Diet Soda May Prevent Some Kidney Stones

Kidney stones from when the urine contains more crystal-forming substances, such as calcium, uric acid, and oxalate, than the body can dilute with the available fluid. Most kidney stones contain a combination of calcium and oxalate. According to new research published in the June issue of the Journal of Urology, drinking diet soda may present the most common type of kidney stones. Read more

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09/09/2010 - News

Whole Grains are Good for Women with Diabetes

Eating whole grains has been linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and death among the general population, but the association of Read more

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09/02/2010 - News

Feel Full and Still Lose Weight

Have you ever heard of Volumetrics®? Read more

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09/02/2010 - News

U.S. Obesity Just Keeps On Rising

It’s no secret that obesity is a growing problem in the United States. Read more

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08/31/2010 - News

Why Diets Fail

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08/26/2010 - News

Boost Your Immunity With Better Nutrition

Poor nutrition status is common in elderly individuals. Read more

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08/23/2010 - News

A Few Good Reasons to Have Breakfast

Many adults don’t eat breakfast regularly. Read more

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08/21/2010 - News

Extra Inches Around the Waist Increase Death Risk

Older adults who are carrying extra inches around the waist are at an increased risk of dying compared to people with normal waist size, Read more

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08/19/2010 - News

Boost Your Bone Health

More than 25 million adults in the United States either have or are at risk for osteoporosis, a condition characterized by fragile bones that significa Read more

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