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Poor American Diet

Americans Are Still Eating a Lousy Diet

January 8, 2020

Health organizations have given advice on nutritious eating for decades, and yet a diet “report card” published in JAMA shows that American adults are still consuming too many nutritionally poor carbohydrates and more saturated fat than is recommended. The study, conducted by researchers from Tufts and Harvard universities, examined data on food choices recorded between 1999 and 2016 by almost 44,000 participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

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Red meat vs. white meat

Should We Be Chicken to Eat Poultry?

December 17, 2019

Red meat gets all the flack, but in terms of cholesterol, research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds no advantage to picking white meat like chicken over red meat like beef.

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Prenatal nutrition for a healthy pregnancy

Prenatal Nutrition is Lacking

December 17, 2019

Based on data collected from 1,003 pregnant women between 2001 and 2014, a study in JAMA Network Open suggests that many expectant mothers in the U.S. don’t get enough of some nutrients that are vital for a healthy pregnancy.

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Increased production of orange corn

The Rise of Orange Corn

December 17, 2019

In partnership with Purdue University, American company NutraMaize LLC is forging ahead with plans to increase the commercialization of their orange corn in the United States.

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Healthy diet improves gut microbiome

Healthy Diet Pays Off for Gut Health

December 17, 2019

Looks like a healthy diet may help fertilize the human gut with beneficial bugs. That’s the conclusion of scientists from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston who recently compared the colonic biopsies of 34 people with their scores on a food questionnaire based on the Healthy Eating Index.

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Green landscapes inspire healthy diet

Greener is Leaner

December 17, 2019

Being confined to a windowless cubicle can drive up a hankering for junk food. And lack of access to nature may be the big reason behind it.

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