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You are what your grandmother ate: Intergenerational impacts of prenatal nourishment

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Parents’ own prenatal environment has a detectable impact on their children’s weight, new research indicates. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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Limiting access to fast-food restaurants unlikely to reduce obesity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Living near fast-food restaurants and supermarkets has little impact on an individual’s body mass index, according to new research. The researchers used results from the largest national study ever conducted of the connection between residential ...

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Sense of smell deficits are common, linked to malnutrition in patients with kidney disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A study has found that deficits in the sense of smell are important contributors to the frequently observed lack of appetite in patients with serious kidney disease. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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On the early human's menu: Mammoth and plenty of raw vegetables

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Scientists have studied the diet of anatomically modern humans, and are able to refute the theory that the diet of early representatives of Homo sapiens was more flexible than that of Neanderthals. Just like the ...

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4 Reasons to Buy More of Your Fruits and Veggies Frozen

When it comes to buying fruits and veggies, fresh is always best, right? Well, not necessarily. While I’m a big fan of fresh produce, I’m also serious about helping people fit in at least five servings of fruits and veggies per day, every day. And ...

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Of mice and cheeseburgers: Experimental drug reverses obesity-related liver disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An experimental drug protected mice from one of the many ills of our cheeseburger and milkshake-laden Western diet — non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The drug reversed liver inflammation, injury and scarring in animals fed a ...

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Enzyme that protects cells from toxic fat identified

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new study sheds light on how a key fat-producing enzyme helps protect cells from a toxic form of fat. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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5 Alternatives to Trendy Superfoods That Are Just as Healthy

Can’t stomach kale, or quinoa? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of my clients aren’t fans of the latest trendy superfoods. Fortunately for anyone with an aversion to chia seeds and goji berries, there are equally good-for-you alternatives. Each of the replacements below ...

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5 Biggest Salad Mistakes You're Making

I eat some type of salad nearly every day. It’s a go-to staple I really look forward to, and I love mixing it up. Some days I toss greens with pico de gallo, black beans, and guacamole, others involve grilled ...

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An RD Came Out Against Veganism—and Twitter Was Not Pleased

People who eat meat and those who don’t often argue about which diet is healthier. So it wasn’t exactly a surprise this morning when a UK nutrition professor gave veganism a thumbs-down on live television . . . and Twitter hit back hard in response. “It’s ...

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