Nutrition Diet & Health

11:38am

Sun August 26, 2012

8:32am

Thu August 23, 2012
The Salt

Kids Ditching Full-Sugar Soda For Diet Drinks, Just Like Mom And Dad

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 9:00 am

Even Junior is drinking diet soda now. But is it good for him?
Todd Keith iStockphoto.com

Diet soda, once the soft drink of choice for adults watching their calories, isn't just for grown ups anymore. Increasingly, kids are getting their fix, too.

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12:00pm

Mon August 20, 2012
The Salt

White House Dinner Rewards Kids Who Eat (And Cook) Their Veggies

Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 9:02 am

First Lady Michelle Obama chats with Illana Gonzales-Evans from Washington at the first Kids State Dinner.
Pablo Martinez Monsivais AP

No one said it would be easy to sell kids on quinoa and kale, but an invitation to the White House's first Kids State Dinner today, complete with fresh fruit topiaries and balloon animals, turned out to be just the ticket for some.

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4:42am

Mon August 20, 2012
Health

The Battle Over The Bulges: Debate Rages Over Govt Role In Healthcare

David Goehring Flickr - Creative Commons

As the number of Americans tipping the obesity scale grows, another battle over the bulges has emerged: How much should public policy control the collective diet?

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11:34am

Tue August 7, 2012
The Salt

Paleo Diet Blogger Sues State For Trying To Regulate His Advice

What happens when the First Amendment and paleo diet advice collide?
svariophoto iStockphoto.com

The paleolithic diet has sparked plenty of discussion in the nutrition world (and on this web site) in the last few months. Lots of people are looking for advice on how to get in on this meat and vegetable-centric way of eating that claims inspiration from the simple wild foods a hunter-gatherer might have been lucky to find.

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