Health

More reasons to follow the mediterranean diet

(HealthDay)—More and more research supports the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, the way of eating followed by people who live in countries around the Mediterranean Sea, such as Greece and Italy.

Health

Lockdown is an opportunity to change food habits for good

Over the last month there has been a dramatic transformation in our access to and the availability of food—along with where we eat and with who. At the same time, personal, family and societal health has never been more ...

Health

Mobile devices help remove barriers to fresh food

It’s just a third of a mile from the East Palo Alto farmers’ market to Runnymede Garden Apartments — the city’s only housing facility for seniors and adults with disabilities — but to the building’s ...

Overweight & Obesity

US and Australia chefs tackle global obesity at Italy fair

As the world struggles with a growing obesity epidemic, Slow Food gurus from the US and Australia are urging international campaigners gathered in Italy to join a revolution in the way children eat.

Health

Age-proof diet for longevity

By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.

Health

Improve diet quality to boost weight loss

(HealthDay)—Eating fewer calories is essential when you want to lose weight, but there's growing evidence that the quality of those calories matters, too. Eating high-quality foods not only boosts weight loss, but also ...

Health

SNAP benefits aren't enough to afford a healthy diet

A new study from North Carolina State University and the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs ...

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