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Virtual cooking class improves children's nutrition knowledge

Amid parental concerns regarding poor nutrition and lack of cooking skills among youth in Flint, Michigan, a team of local dietitians, chefs, and researchers created Flint Families Cook during the COVID-19 pandemic, a program ...

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More than 40 percent of all adults now overweight, report finds

The fight against obesity and undernourishment stalled during the COVID-19 pandemic, with over 40 percent of adults now obese or overweight, the world's leading independent assessment of the state of global nutrition has ...

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Female athletes at risk for nutritional deficiencies

Two decades of research among female athletes over the age of 13 years shows that a lack of nutrition knowledge about what they need to eat to stay healthy and compete may contribute to poor performance, low energy and nutrient ...

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Healthy diet could save $50 billion in health care costs

An unhealthy diet is one of the leading risk factors for poor health, accounting for up to 45 percent of all deaths from cardiometabolic diseases (CMD), such as heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. But the national ...

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