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In The News: Adolescent Nutrition (And Small Bites!) by Andy B. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 01 Aug 2008 4:04am Last week, Terri Coles of Reuters.com contacted me to see if we could briefly chat about the nutrition status of teenage girls in the United States. This has gained status as a "hot topic" due to a new government program calledBodyworks, which sets to teach healthy eating behaviors to female adolescents across the country. Read her excellent ... Read on »
The Average American Youth: Nutritionally Uneducated, Nutrient Deprived by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 5:00am It is no secret that young people in America eat unhealthy diets.  What most people might not be aware of is just how unhealthy teens are actually eating.  According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a meager 9.5 percent of high school students in the United States eat two or more servings of fruits and three ... Read on »
LIVER DISEASE IN TEENS by marie dufour RD Registered DieticianHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm  By Marie Dufour, RD - Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) refers to a disease with various stages, from fatty liver (steatosis), to non alcoholic steatohepatitis (inflamed and scarred liver), to irreversible cirrhosis and final liver failure. This kind of fatty liver disease is different from the alcoholic liver disease and is cause ... Read on »
Upcoming Parent and Teen Nutrition Workshop by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sun 05 Jul 2009 9:46pm Are you “between a rock and a donut” in getting your teen to eat healthfully? Is poor nutrition affecting your teen’s weight, study habits, athletic performance and/or moods?Do you know what  nutrients your teen needs more of? Proper nutrition is critical not only for physical and cognitive development during adolescence, it can also affect e ... Read on »
Top Ten Tips for Teen Nutrition by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 18 Jul 2009 10:42pm For those of you who attended my “ Nutrition for Teens and Parents Workshop ” on Sat, July 18th – thanks for coming! Here is a summary of the key points we covered: 1. Eat mostly whole foods – foods that are unprocessed or unrefined or processed and refined as little as possible before you consume them. When you do eat from a package – the ... Read on »
Teen/Parent Nutrition Workshop this Saturday by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 14 Jul 2009 10:57pm Just a reminder that I’m offering a Parent & Teen Nutrition Workshop this Sat, July 18th from 10:30 to 11:45 am at  Ladera Oaks Swim and Tennis Club  in Portola Valley, CA. This workshop will cover a variety of nutrition topics related to teens, including: eating for athletic performance, pre-and post-practice snacks, nutrition for optimal te ... Read on »
Nutrition and Today’s Youth by anna Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 27 Nov 2008 11:56am Nutrition and disease prevention go hand in hand. Young people can decrease their risk of osteoporosis, heart disease and diabetes by making healthy food choices. However, according to this information provided by cdc.gov, 85% of adolescent females aren’t consuming enough calcium and roughly 60% of young people are consuming too much saturated f ... Read on »
New school nutrition law takes youths’ health to heart by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 04 Sep 2011 8:47am My monthly (first Sunday) Food Matters column in the San Francisco Chronicle: Q: My kids are heading back to school, and I’m braced for another year of fighting about what they get for lunch. The school says there is a new law that makes things better. Will it?  A: There is indeed a new law. Getting it implemented, however, will take s ... Read on »
Top restaurants failing to serve nutritional food to American youth (Photos) by Ellice Campbell Posted Tue 09 Apr 2013 3:53pm Today, the Center for Science in the Public Interest released their latest report giving America ‘s top chain restaurants poor marks in nutrition when considering available children’s meal options. The non-profit group … Get the whole story, The latest in Holistic Health from Enlightened Lotus Wellness Founder, Ellice Campbell, Arapahoe Co ... Read on »
French Ignore Nutrition Health Research by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 17 Oct 2011 7:53am Mad France Disease? Eat Meat! New Law in France! French Government Ban Vegetarian Meals "Whilst many health advisory organisations are suggesting we cut down on meat and eat more fruit and vegetables Nicolas Sarkozy and the French government are going against the wholegrain and have legislated that meat, fish and saturated ... Read on »