Dear Doctor: I know that processed foods aren’t good for me and should be avoided, but I still have some questions. Could you please explain why they are unhealthy and provide some specific examples of such foods?
Dear Reader: Any food, when it’s changed from its original form, can be considered [...]
Dear Doctor: Why do I sneeze after a meal? It doesn’t matter what kind of food it is, and it doesn’t have to be after a particularly big meal. Beverages don’t seem to be an issue. What’s going on?
Dear Reader: You’ve described a condition known as gustatory rhinitis. When something [...]
Some children depend on hot meal programs at school. Our nutrition experts share advice for healthy options.
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Millions of grandparents are providing daytime (or all-the-time) care for their grandchildren. Grandparents are caring for one in four children under the age of 5. In addition, 14 percent of grandparents are their grandchildren’s legal guardians.
Why do grandparents care for grandchildren?
A majority of grandparents (58 percent) provide care because they enjoy it, and 53 [...]
Your body needs calcium to make strong, healthy bones — but many children and adults in the United States aren’t getting the calcium they need. Because the body cannot produce this essential mineral, your bones are at risk for osteoporosis when you don’t consume enough calcium from food [...]