nutrition

Beyond Meat, the plant-based food company based out of Los Angeles, has become an addition in the diet plans of athletes like Chris Paul and more.
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John McDevitt
November 06, 2019 - 12:24 pm
Plant-based alternative meat products are more popular than ever. But are they healthy? Like anything, you need to what's in the patty besides the plants.
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Gym equipment.
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Lynne Adkins
October 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
Should you eat before you exercise or when you're done?
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A medical student studying.
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KYW Staff
October 21, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Despite the importance of educating people about proper diet, medical schools tend to not devote much time to teaching future doctors about nutrition, which is a disturbing finding.
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Shopping bag full of fresh vegetables and fruits.
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Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 11:30 am
Malnutrition is a serious problem for senior citizens. To help combat it, the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held a conference Friday on how to better connect people with resources.
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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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John McDevitt
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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Hadas Kuznits
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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