Topics :: nutrition

Sodexo Food Service Company Pledges Better Meals

By Darlene Superville | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
One of the nation’s largest food service companies, Sodexo, is making a series of changes in support of Michelle Obama’s anti-childhood obesity initiative.

Six New Superfoods Everyone Will be Eating in 2014

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
Forget kale, forget the goji berry and forget quinoa. Those superfoods are so 2013. This year, there are many new, trendy super foods - here are six to try.

Women, It’s "Your Turn" to Reach Your Fitness Goals

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
Women are helping other women get in shape and reach their fitness goals with Your Turn, a new community nonprofit.

To Fight HIV, Eat Smart

By Steve Weinstein | Monday Dec 23, 2013
The best way to fight HIV infection is to avoid fad diets, eat sensibly, and drink plenty of water. Tea, yogurt, dark chocolate, and wine? All more than OK!

Gold Star Nutrition Labels Appear to Work

By David Sharp | Friday Oct 25, 2013
A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study.

Food for Thought Provides Meals and Support for Sonoma PLWHAs

By Louise Adams | Thursday Nov 1, 2012
Grassroots organization Food for Thought provides meals and support for people with HIV in Sonoma County, and hosts festivals that help raise funds to keep their programs open.

Six Ways to Stay Energized

Sunday Oct 28, 2012
The change in weather, the shorter hours of sunlight, and the additional urges to wear that sweatshirt and sleep in - these are all signs that winter is fast approaching and your energy levels are hibernating.

Energy Drink Industry Probed by New York

By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Sunday Sep 9, 2012
High-octane energy drinks including 5-Hour Energy and Monster that promise healthy bursts of energy are getting pulled over in New York.

Healthier Fast Food in New York City

By LAURAN NEERGAARD | Thursday Aug 2, 2012
New York City now has hard evidence that its ban on trans fat in restaurant food made a meaningful dent in people’s consumption of the artery clogger and wasn’t just replaced with another bad fat.

Dominican Superfood Feast

Sunday Jul 29, 2012
From traditional nutrient packed dishes like Mangu Dominicano to innovative and inspired creations like Quinoa Hamburgers, the young and highly acclaimed Chef Cristian BaƩz of Sublime Samana Hotel & Residences is reinvigorating the Dominican kitchen.