Can Green Tea, Coffee Reduce Stroke Risk?

Large Japanese study didn’t prove cause and effect, however

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Antioxidants, Nutrition, Stroke

High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Cancer, Cancer–Living with Cancer, Dietary Fats

FDA’s MedWatch Safety Alerts: February 2013

FDA warns about codeine use in children, several “dietary supplements” containing hidden prescription drugs, an anemia drug that has caused deaths in dialysis patients, and more.

Health Highlights: March 14, 2013

FDA Probing Reports of Pancreas Problems Caused by Diabetes Drugs
Single Lung Not a Problem for New Pope: Doctors
Cancer Drugs May be Effective Against Tape

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Outlines USDA Efforts to Raise a Healthier Generation of Americans; Affirms Need for Generational Change

PORTLAND, Maine, March 14, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today outlined the need for a generational commitment to improve childhood nutrition, which will lead to a healthier generation of Americans. While health and nutrition are complex topics, Vilsack noted USDA has made significant focus on improving consumers’ access to information and helping consumers have better access to food, which together will ensure progress as the nation battles both childhood obesity and malnutrition. Vilsack made his remarks at the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at the Maine Medical Center where he was joined by Portland Mayor Michael Brennan, and representatives from the medical, nutrition, public health, education, military, and business communities.

Health Highlights: March 13, 2013

Nutrition Experts Rally in Support of NYC Drinks Ban
Another Death From SARS-Like Virus in Saudi Arabia


Healthy Veggie Burger Recipes

Try making a lighter, healthier burger with these easy veggie burger recipes. From quinoa burger recipes to bean burger recipes to mushroom burger recipes, these veggie burgers are delicious alternatives to beef or turkey burgers. Try our Quinoa Veggie Burger for a hearty vegetarian burger recipe or our Blue Cheese Portobello Burgers for a flavorful mushroom burger recipe.

Breastfeeding and Weight

Source: HealthDay – Video
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breast Feeding, Obesity in Children

Natural Egg Dye & Egg Coloring Recipes

Are you interested in coloring eggs naturally with food-based Easter egg dyes? We’ve developed food-based dye recipes for for 5 natural Easter egg colorings: Yellow, Khaki Green, Red, Violet, Blue and Orange. Grab your eggs to get started. Happy Easter!

Breast-Feeding Won’t Prevent Pre-Teen Obesity, Study Finds

Nursing exclusively has no effect on later weight, but many other benefits exist

Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Body Weight, Breast Feeding, Teen Health

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