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Patient education: Poor weight gain in infants and children (Beyond the...

POOR WEIGHT GAIN OVERVIEW During infancy and childhood, children gain weight and grow more rapidly than at any other time in life. However, some children...

Help Kids Lose Weight

Avoid Starchy Carbs If your child had a bagel for breakfast this morning, it wasn't much more nutritious than eating a bowl of sugar, says Parents advisor...

The impact of food advertising on childhood obesity

The childhood obesity epidemic is a serious public health problem that increases morbidity, mortality, and has substantial long term economic and social costs. The rates of obesity...

Adele’s credits her incredible Weight Loss to the Sirtfood Diet –...

Let’s thank Adele for bringing the Sirtfood Diet to our attention… Haven’t heard of the Sirtfood Diet?  We hadn’t either until Adele flaunted an almost...

FEEDING SICK PEOPLE

NUTRITION NOTES Why sick people need good meals and plenty to drink Eating well helps to fight infections Sick people should eat well even if they are...

How to Talk to Kids about Weight and Obesity

In today's culture, weight can be a sensitive subject, especially for children and teens. The desire to be thin is reaching school-aged children, as...

What Is the 5:2 Diet and Can It Help You Lose...

File under trends that won’t go away: the 5:2 diet, a type of intermittent fasting made popular by British broadcaster Michael Mosley and late-night host Jimmy...

Weight Management: State of the Science and Opportunities for Military Programs.

Weight-Loss and Maintenance Strategies The most important component of an effective weight-management program must be the prevention of unwanted weight gain from excess body fat. The military...

How to lose weight, according to a dietitian

The latest stats show that more than 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese, and while many regain that weight, an important study that tracked successful dieters...

Healthy diet

Key facts A healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including such as diabetes,...

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Healthy diet

Key facts A healthy diet helps to protect against malnutrition in all its forms, as well as noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), including such as diabetes,...

How to Do a Webinar Your Audience Will Love

Good webinars can be a little like independent movies – they leave you feeling wonderful, inspired, and ready to take on the world. Bad...

Healthy Bones at Every Age

Bone health is important at every age and stage of life. The skeleton is our body's storage bank for calcium — a mineral that...

Diet and Physical Activity: What’s the Cancer Connection?

How much do daily habits like diet and exercise affect your risk for cancer? More than you might think. Research has shown that poor...

What is sleep hygiene?

Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness. Why is...