Tuesday, March 02, 2004
Chains Offer Unhealthy Kid Food
Posted Feb 28, 2004
menus at some U.S. sit-down restaurant chains feature unhealthy foods, the
Center for Science in the Public Interest said Tuesday.
"Parents today can't make informed choices on feeding their children well. The
problem is that labeling in restaurants i
Monday, March 01, 2004
Rickets in Babies and Vitamin D
Posted March 1, 2004
Taking a daily vitamin may be good advice for some babies.
Doctors have been recommending that breast-fed infants take
vitamin D daily, usually in the form of a multivitamin drop.
They are following the lead of the American Academy of
Friday, February 27, 2004
Extra Weight and Alzheimer's Risk
Posted Feb 27, 2004
New research suggests that a woman carrying an extra 20 pounds in
her 70s could be at a substantially increased risk for developing
Alzheimer's disease in her 80s, according to Tufts University Health
& Nutrition Letter. Scientists in Sweden followed 400 people in