nutrition

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July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have very well publicized guidelines for the proper foods to eat and the amount of these foods we should consume. However, studies on identical...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
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June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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Early childhood education
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May 21, 2019 - 12:05 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cholesterol levels in children and teens improved in the latest analysis of U.S. health surveys, yet only half of them had readings considered ideal. Overall, 7% of kids had high cholesterol in surveys from 2009 to 2016. That was down from 10% a decade earlier. In children, high...
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Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.
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April 03, 2019 - 7:13 pm
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) -- Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet. "In many countries, poor diet now causes more deaths than tobacco smoking and high blood pressure," said Ashkan Afshin, an...
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MANNA has launched the MANNA Institute, the first research institute dedicated to studying the impact of nutrition and health.
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March 21, 2019 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit organization in the Delaware Valley that uses food as medicine has created a research center where data collected could one day give everyone fighting serious illnesses access to therapeutic nutrition. The Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance...
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CHOP Healthy Weight Program
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January 23, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is opening a new feature of their Food Lab program with the launch of a new program to promote nutrition and address food insecurity. "We’re calling it a 'food pharmacy,' different than a food pantry. We’re actually seeing food as...
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This June 9, 2014 file photo shows a dish of steak and cheese pasta in Concord, N.H.
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January 01, 2019 - 9:16 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an...
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Ted Sarandos
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October 10, 2018 - 10:46 am
By Sandra Gonzalez, CNN (CNN) -- Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos didn't have a lot of details to offer on the projects being prepped by Barack and Michelle Obama for his streaming service but indicated that the content won't necessarily be "political." "They want to do storytelling that...
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Reading Terminal held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for its new vendor, Luhv Vegan Deli.
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September 13, 2018 - 6:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Reading Terminal Market held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday for its new vendor, Luhv Vegan Deli. Co-owner Facundo Lucci said all of their cheese and meat deli options are actually meat-free and dairy-free. "Our eggs are made out of garbanzo flour and tofu," he...
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This Thursday, March 29, 2018 photo shows a cup of coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles.
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July 02, 2018 - 1:58 pm
By Lindsey Tanner, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily. In a study of nearly half-a-million British adults, coffee drinkers had a...
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