nutrition

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Nutritionist Offers Tips For Keeping Kids Healthy While Stuck Inside This Winter

Just letting kids sit around the house should not be an option, said Allie Matarasso, clinical dietitian at Montefiore Medical Center.

11/27/2014

Ingredients for a salad are seen during the New York Culinary Experience 2014 in April. (Credit: Getty Images)

Are Raw Diets Healthy For Children?

More and more families are trying raw diets, but are they healthy for children?

07/17/2014

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Brentwood Schools Send Vending Machine Junk Food To The Trash

Long Island’s largest school district has removed fatty snacks and drinks from vending machines.

06/25/2014

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To Quinn’s Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids’ Meals

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.

07/02/2013

Feb. 7, 2013 Fit Minute

Fit Minute: Steam Engine

Award-winning competitor and fitness model Mindi Smith, considered one of the fastest rising stars in the bodybuilding industry, hit The Couch for Thursday’s Fit Minute.

02/07/2013

Girl eating Happy Meal (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Councilman Leroy Comrie Proposes Bill Banning ‘Happy Meals’

Comrie planned to introduce his own bill Wednesday that would essentially rewrite what could currently be considered a “Happy Meal.” The bill would require establishments that offer toys with food make sure the meals are 500 calories or less and have low fat and low sodium totals.

04/06/2011

Starbucks Oatmeal Calorie Count (credit: CBS 2)

Breakfast On The Go May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – If you’re heading out without having breakfast, a tasty option may be just down the road. All sorts of fast food outlets are getting into breakfast these days, but nutritionists […]

03/02/2011

Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

Suffolk County To Use $1.2M Grant To Battle Obesity

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County plans to use a $1.2 million state grant to battle obesity-related issues.

12/31/2010

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Condiments Turn Guilty Pleasures Into Healthy Choices

The next time you top a burger with ketchup or sprinkle some cinnamon on your cereal, you’ll be adding nutrients to some foods that are guilty pleasures.

10/14/2010

According to a new fatwa bananas may be among some foods that are off limits to Muslim women. (Credit:CBS)

Best School Lunch Ideas For Kids

CBS New York consults with nutritionist Latham Thomas to make sure your child has a healthy, happy school lunch.

CBS New York–10/07/2010

A generic image of a woman sleeping. (Credit: AP)

Seen At 11: Calming And Energizing Foods

Whether it’s a restful night’s sleep or being on top of your game during the day, what you eat can affect how well you feel – and perform.

10/01/2010

Imported T-bone steaks

Seen At 11: Eat To Lose

It happens all the time. You eat a big meal and a short time later you feel hungry again. So what gives? According to new information you’re probably eating all the wrong foods.

08/23/2010