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Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat, and What You Should Eat Changes as You Get Older

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Diet and dietary practices differentially affect mental health in young adults versus older adults, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Here Are the Things Patients Should Be Doing for Their Health, but Aren’t

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Year-end is a great time to reflect on our health and endeavor to improve it. As we do so, it's important to identify the steps that could have a big impact on our wellness.

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Sugar, Fructose, sugary drinks, Children, Pregnancy, asthma and children, Pregnancy and diet

Consuming Sugary Drinks During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Mid-childhood

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Dec. 5, 2017─Children between the ages of 7 and 9 may be at greater risk for developing asthma if they consumed high amounts of fructose in early childhood or their mothers drank a lot of sugar-sweetened beverages while pregnant, according to new research published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Diet

Can Diet Help Reduce Disability, Symptoms of MS?

For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be linked to having less disability and fewer symptoms than people whose diet is less healthy, according to a study published in the December 6, 2017, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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Holiday Health: GW Experts on Holiday Blues, Wellness & Weight Management, and More Available to Comment

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iron, World Health Organization, Vitamin A, Health, Science, Cornell University

New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin a Deficiency Could Help Save Lives Around the World

Cornell University engineers and nutritionists have created a swift solution for a challenging global health problem: a low-cost, rapid test to detect iron and vitamin A deficiencies at the point of care.

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UF Study: Farm to School Program Boosts Fruit, Veggie Intake

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It’s one thing to offer students fruits and vegetables for school lunch; it’s another for them to actually eat them. Children who attend schools with Farm to School programs eat more fruits and vegetables, new University of Florida research shows.

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5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions at the Holiday Table

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UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the salt escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

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42nd annual NIAF Gala Weekend, Italian heritage

From Medical Discovery to Food and Fine Arts, Italian-American Contributions Celebrated at Annual Foundation Conference

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At this year’s 42nd annual NIAF Gala Weekend at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in D.C., all aspects of Italian heritage were celebrated, including food, the fine arts, and scientific discovery. The weekend’s events included the medical conference, “Mediterranean Diet, Human Health and Longevity,” sharing the latest in research into a vital part of Italian culture –– diet and food. Conference presentations explored how the recipes of Italian grandmothers are among the healthiest in the world and can even help fight disease, such as cancer.

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Food Poisoning, Holiday Meals, Salmonella, E.Coli, Tennessee Poison Center, Food Safety

Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt Offers Advice on How to Avoid Food Poisoning This Holiday Season

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year an estimated 48 million people, about one in six, contract a foodborne illness. Approximately 128,000 require hospitalization, and 3,000 cases are fatal.







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