Category Archive: Nutrition

Big Soda Pours Big Bucks Into California’s Capitol

The soda industry spent $11.8 million to influence policy statewide in 2017 and 2018. As politicians once again consider bills that would tax and label sugary drinks, more big money is expected to flow.

How a food blog paid for medical school tuition

Three years ago I left my medical school interviews thinking I was not going to be accepted. “You seem like a businesswoman. Why do you want to be a doctor?” I was asked. I had spent my undergraduate years devoted to building an online food blog with o…

Boot Camp After 60: 10 Steps To Turn Around Unhealthy Habits

Older men and women often struggle to find the motivation to embrace a healthy lifestyle. We talk to experts about how to make the changes and how to keep them.

Why Older Adults Should Eat More Protein (And Not Overdo Protein Shakes)

Whether because of illness or inactivity, many seniors need to up their protein game to maintain strength and mobility.

New Contractor For Food Stamps Upsets Cart For Farmers Markets

If a popular app used by many farmers markets to process federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits is no longer offered next spring, consumers’ access to fresh produce may be stalled.

New Contractor For Food Stamps Upsets Cart For Farmers Markets

If a popular app used by many farmers markets to process federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP) benefits is no longer offered next spring, consumers’ access to fresh produce may be stalled.

Soda Industry Steals Page From Tobacco To Combat Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Voters in Oregon and Washington will decide whether to strip cities of the ability to tax sugary drinks.

Readers And Tweeters Revisit Surgery Centers, Think Twice About Single-Payer

Kaiser Health News gives readers a chance to comment on a recent batch of stories.

What parenting has taught me about doctoring

Last year, my high school aged son took an interest in healthy eating. He began examining nutrition labels and scrutinizing the foods that we routinely keep around the house and came up with a list of criticisms and suggestions — some well-founded, and others a bit extreme. At first, my wife and I were quick […]

What parenting has taught me about doctoring

Last year, my high school aged son took an interest in healthy eating. He began examining nutrition labels and scrutinizing the foods that we routinely keep around the house and came up with a list of criticisms and suggestions — some well-founded, and others a bit extreme. At first, my wife and I were quick […]

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