News tagged with nutrients

Fast food menus still pack a lot of calories, study finds

With grilled chicken, salads and oatmeal now on fast food menus, you might think fast food has become healthier. And indeed, there has been greater attention in the media and legislatively, paid to the healthfulness of fast ...

Nov 13, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Kids consume more soda and calories when eating out

Children and adolescents consume more calories and soda and have poorer nutrient-intake on days they eat at either fast-food or full-service restaurants, as compared to days they eat meals at—or from—home.

Nov 05, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

What's best for very low birth weight babies

While the health benefits of breast feeding baby are well known, a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Pediatrics finds that, for very low birth weight (VLBW) babies, a small amount of fortification can im ...

Aug 16, 2012
popularity 1 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Iron, vitamins could affect physical fitness in adolescents

Adolescence is an important time not only for growing but for acquiring healthy habits that will last a lifetime, such as choosing foods rich in vitamins and minerals, and adopting a regular exercise regimen. Unfortunately, ...

Aug 08, 2012
popularity not rated yet | comments 0