Eat + Run

March 2013


New Ways to Lower Cholesterol with Diet

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If you're among the 14 percent of American adults with high cholesterol, you've no doubt received the standard diet advice: lose weight; limit your intake of cholesterol-rich foods like eggs, butter, cheese, red meat and shellfish; and lower your intake of saturated fats from animal foods and ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
heart health
heart disease
coronary artery disease
cholesterol
food and drink
statins
heart surgery
heart attacks
stroke
weight loss

How (and Why) to Introduce Allergens to Your Infant

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In the last decade, prevailing beliefs about timing the introduction of highly allergenic foods to babies have undergone a sea change.

For decades, parents were advised to delay introducing allergenic foods until 12 months (cow's milk dairy), 24 months (eggs) or even 36 months of age (fish, tree ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
allergies
food allergies
children's health
infants
parenting
fish

The Inconvenient Truth of Healthy Living

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Once upon a time, not so long ago, people ate out for a reason. Maybe it was in celebration of an anniversary, a birthday or a promotion. Maybe it was out of necessity to seal the deal with an important prospective client. Or maybe it was the understandable consequence of travel. But one thing's ...

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diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
obesity
children's health
family health
food and drink
weight loss
family

Dubious Products on Supermarket Shelves

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Food marketers are the source of endless innovation in their quest to "add value" to commodity products so that we consumers will pay more. Novelty sells, so supermarket shelves see a constant rotation of foods, beverages, and supplements in new flavors (think Lay's Chicken & Waffles potato chips)

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children's health
men's health
weight loss
diet and nutrition
exercise and fitness
health
family health
women's health
parenting
vitamins