Health

Osteoporosis and a bone-healthy diet

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis and my health care team suggested that I eat a bone-healthy diet to prevent more issues and maintain strong bones as I age. What is osteoporosis, and how can I ...

Overweight & Obesity

Toddlers eat more vegetables if they are rewarded

New research being presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, the Netherlands (4–7 May), has found that toddlers eat more vegetables if they are rewarded for trying them.

Health

Being in nature: Good for mind, body and nutrition

In late 2020, Canadian doctors made headlines for "prescribing nature," or recommended time outdoors based on research that suggests people who spent two or more hours in nature per week improved their health and well-being. ...

Health

On Nutrition: Another look at the Dirty Dozen

Did you ever think that strawberries, spinach and kale would be called "filthy"? Or leafy green vegetables "repeat offenders"? That's exactly how these especially nutritious fruits and vegetables are described in a recent ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to boost your mood through food

You've had a bad breakup, a rotten day at work or you're just too exhausted to cook. You're craving comfort, something to soothe your mood. So, you reach for … a salad?

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