Sneaking Healthy Alternatives into Meals

With websites and cookbooks that advertise ways to sneak those greens into your child’s diet, one might wonder, is that really ok? The answer: yes, and no. As the first line of defense against a lifetime of poor eating habits, it is important to both set the example, and teach our children about eating healthy.

FDA Panel Backs Second Shot for Those Who Got J&J Vaccine

The panel suggests that the second J&J dose come at least 2 months after the first shot. It’s not technically a booster, but it’s moving Johnson & Johnson from a one-dose vaccine to a two-

State Lotteries Didn't Help Boost Vaccination Rates

According to a new study, lotteries in 19 states designed to encourage people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 did not alter the rate of those who got the shot.

Gut Bacteria May Fuel Prostate Cancer Treatment Resistance

During prostate cancer treatment, some gut bacteria start making hormones that may support cancer growth and treatment resistance.

Supercomputers Mimic Brain Activity, Hunt for COVID Treatments

Data scientists are using a technique known as deep learning, computer algorithms patterned on the brain’s signaling networks, to identify combinations of medicines to treat infectious disease.

Myth Busters: Does This Food Cause Cancer?

How do specific foods or diets affect our risk of cancer? The evidence behind some of the most popular cancer-related diet claims.

$100 Million Investment Aims to Ease Health Worker Shortage

The National Health Service Corp. -- a program that helps find primary care doctors for communities that struggle to recruit and keep them -- will receive these funds.

FDA Advisors Vote to Recommend Moderna Boosters

The panel voted to authorize Moderna boosters for the same groups who’ve gotten a green light for third Pfizer doses.

Biden, Fauci Agree: COVID Efforts Working, More Action Needed

President Joe Biden updated the nation on vaccination numbers and shared his three priorities going forward to maintain progress against COVID-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci shared some optimism during a separ

CDC Reports Record High 12-Month Drug Overdose Death Toll

A record high 96,779 drug overdose deaths occurred between March 2020 and March 2021, representing a 29.6% rise

History Does Repeat: Pandemic Vaccine Uproar Is Nothing New

Division and disagreement over vaccines and mandates may seem like a modern phenomenon, but news clippings from the 1860s through recent history tell a different story.

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

With Halloween just a few short weeks away, it’s the perfect time to reflect on some of the most important safety tips for this candy-filled and costume-doning holiday. With the COVID-19 pandemic s

Standardized Reference Diets for Zebrafish: Addressing Nutritional Control in Experimental Methodology

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 511-527, October 2021. <br/>

Vitamin A and Vitamin E: Will the Real Antioxidant Please Stand Up?

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 105-131, October 2021. <br/>

Cardiometabolic Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 333-361, October 2021. <br/>

Metabolic and Signaling Roles of Ketone Bodies in Health and Disease

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 49-77, October 2021. <br/>

The Influence of Front-of-Package Nutrition Labeling on Consumer Behavior and Product Reformulation

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 529-550, October 2021. <br/>

Sleep and Diet: Mounting Evidence of a Cyclical Relationship

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 309-332, October 2021. <br/>

Microbial Flavonoid Metabolism: A Cardiometabolic Disease Perspective

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 433-454, October 2021. <br/>

Ins and Outs of the TCA Cycle: The Central Role of Anaplerosis

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 19-47, October 2021. <br/>

Nutritional Qualities and Enhancement of Edible Insects

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 551-576, October 2021. <br/>

Adverse Effects of Medications on Micronutrient Status: From Evidence to Guidelines

Annual Review of Nutrition, Volume 41, Issue 1, Page 411-431, October 2021. <br/>

The Most Important Meal of the Day: Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Kids

There may be no better way to start each day than by enjoying a delicious and nutritious breakfast. Setting the tone for the rest of your day, consuming breakfast every day, is the most efficient way

Fall Activities that Keep Your Child Moving

Motivating your child to stay active can seem challenging when the weather cools down and the holiday season abounds. With school in full swing and extracurricular activities are added to a mile-long

Coping with Back to School Anxiety after the Pandemic

A new school year is anxiety-provoking in the best of times.  After the last year and a half of the Pandemic with shutdowns, lockdowns, restrictions, and virtual learning, it is not surprising that

Car Seat Sizing 101

When it comes to our children’s safety in the car, it is up to us to ensure that we stay up to date on the rules and regulations of the road. The most optimal way to keep your child safe in the car

Sun Safety Tips for Your Children

One of the things kids love most about summertime is spending time outside and soaking up the sun. Being outside in the summer months has endless benefits for your children, but it’s important to r

Ways to Keep Your Child Learning Throughout the Summer

With the summer in full swing, we are all adjusting to a new, more relaxed schedule with school no longer in session. Although play, relaxation and a sense of togetherness should be prioritized durin

Diabetes in Children: Signs &amp; Prevention

According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 1.6 million Americans have type 1 diabetes, including about 187,000 children and adolescents. The ability to recognize the signs and symptoms of

Water Safety 101

With hot weather right around the corner, many people turn to swim as their exercise and leisure activity of choice throughout the summer months. Many vacations, playdates, and family get-togethers a

Choosing Healthy Food Options for Your Child

Whether you’re an in-person grocery store shopper or prefer to order groceries online or a quick drive through pickup service, the food options are endless. From shelf staples to produce, dairy and

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What's that you're drinking?

The American Heart Association offers this nutritional information for your kids about the important differences in the various types of drinks they choose.

Overweight in Children

The American Heart Association explains the issues and statistics related to overweight and obesity in children.

Teaching Gardens Recognition

The Teaching Gardens Recognition Program celebrates schools and organizations for committing to gardens as a learning lab for children and youth.

Teaching Gardens Network

Register today to join the Teaching Gardens Network to receive free tools and resources that support your instructional garden.

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Download the NFL PLAY 60 App

Jump into this super cool and fun endless runner game brought to you by the NFL and the American Heart Association. Download it for iOs or Android devices today!

Teenage Hormones and Heart Health

The American Heart Association knows that if you’re a parent of a teenager, you’re probably familiar with the mood swings hormone surges can produce. You know how they affect temperament — but w

How to Make a Healthy Home

The American Heart Association offers these great tips in how to make a healthy home for you and your family.

6 Simple Steps for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy

The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to find time for the whole family to be heart healthy.


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