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Reuters* Malnutrition in first 1,000 days has lifelong impact * Stunting is an under-recognised crisis for children * UNICEF wants efforts focussed on 20 worst-hit countries By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) - Some 165 million children worldwide are...
Alfred Sommer, a former Johns Hopkins University dean who discovered the importance of vitamin A in preventing child blindness, will accept an award Sunday in Israel honoring his contributions to preventive medicine. Sommer was chosen as a laureate of...
ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After decades of using one-size-fits-all therapies to combat cancer, doctors are using new tools to help decide when their patients can skip chemotherapy or other harsh treatments. An approach to oncology that has been in place...
Fresh Kentucky salad greens are a sure sign of the spring garden season! Whether you choose to grow your own or purchase from our farmer’s market vendors, delicious salad greens make a refreshing and nutritious statement for your family meals....
Tags: Salads, Honey, Salt, Foods and Beverages, Lettuce
Asparagus belongs to the lily family together with onions, leeks and garlic. The vegetable exists in three colors: green, white and purple. The green and most common type is slightly sweet in flavor with a tender and crisp texture. Asparagus is rich...
Clark County Extension ServiceMay is the month to celebrate strawberries! Although we can get fresh strawberries most any time of year, they are more readily available May through June. Strawberries are low in calories and high in nutrients. One cup of strawberries contains 55...
The publication of Alfred Sommer's new memoir, "10 Lessons in Public Health," comes precisely 30 years after the publication of the most important thing he's ever written: "Increased mortality in children with mild vitamin A deficiency," a report of a...
Tags: Literature, Flu, UNICEF, Mineral Supplements, Arts and Culture
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the...
Smoking is one of the oldest ways to preserve fish, used long before refrigeration. And while smoked salmon has been a standard as an appetizer in entertaining for decades, it has come a long way from its traditional roots. Today smoked salmon is making...
FARGO, N.D. - “Please keep your forks out of my broccoli,” I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate. We need to review some...
Tags: Foods and Beverages, Blindness, Theft, Meatloaf, Cataracts
Dear Pharmacist: I ate like a hog over the holiday, and it was wonderful! To spare my guilt, are there any benefits to holiday foods and spices? — D.E., Orlando Dear D.E.: All those delicious spices have numerous medicinal benefits. Nutmeg can ease...
Now that you are stuffed with Turkey Day dinner, you're probably looking for ways to get rid of some of those leftovers. If you're looking for a healthy recipe, Eatingwell.com has some suggestions. The Turkey Squash Soup sounded the tastiest to me....
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