Nutrition

Lab-Grown Meat

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Lab-grown meat is an emerging potential alternative to traditional animal-sourced protein.

Cells are taken from an animal, such as a chicken or cow, and then placed in a sterile lab environment. They are given nutrients, and cultured to grow into tissue that is genetically the same as traditional meat.

Today on All Sides: the costs of lab-grown meat, how it differs from traditional meat, and how regulation of such a product might work.

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Cancer patients have to think about all aspects, including nutrition. 

Nutrition therapy can be used by doctors and patients to help keep body tissues healthy as well as maintaining healthy body weight and strength.

On our weekly Wellness Wednesday show, we discuss the role nutrition plays in the battle against cancer and the recovery after remission. 

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For Many College Students, Hunger 'Makes It Hard To Focus'

Jul 31, 2018

As students enter college this fall, many will hunger for more than knowledge. Up to half of college students in recent published studies say they either are not getting enough to eat or are worried about it.

Well, it's official. Beginning today, all restaurant chains in the U.S. with 20 or more locations must post calories on menus or menu boards.

When Congress passed the Affordable Care Act, back in 2010, the federal calorie posting mandate was born.

Many chains, including McDonald's, Panera and Starbucks, began posting calories several years back. But the proposed regulations hit several snags as industry groups lobbied for changes. Now, there's no escaping them.

Impact of Food Insecurity on Children

Mar 30, 2018
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A new study conducted by Ohio State University researchers has found that a third of homes surveyed in Columbus neighborhoods are considered food insecure. The children living in these environments in turn have a greater risk of health complications such as obesity and malnutrition. 

Join us today as we discuss food insecurity and the health problems it poses to children. 

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Baby talk tends to sound silly and maybe even annoying to those who hear it. However, a new study has shown it can help infants learn to speak regardless of the language being spoken.

Join us today as we discuss the benefits of baby talk, the role nutrition plays in weight loss and how to know the time is right to get a mastectomy. 

Iron has always struck me as the nutritional equivalent of Stanley Tucci: It's frequently popping up in unexpected places, and experts say that's a good thing.

Impact of Food Insecurity on Children

Feb 20, 2018
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A new study conducted by Ohio State University researchers has found that a third of homes surveyed in Columbus neighborhoods are considered food insecure. The children living in these environments in turn have a greater risk of health complications such as obesity and malnutrition. 

Join us today as we discuss food insecurity and the health problems it poses to children. 

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Physical education, or P.E., is more than just running laps or playing dodgeball. Research has showed physical activity during the school day can help improve student academic performance. We'll take a look at what Columbus City Schools are doing to keep students physically fit, and sharp in the classroom.

Also, a look at how classical music is helping students and teachers relieve stress before the school day.

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Our bodies become susceptible to debilitating mental ailments such as Alzheimer's as we inevitably age. Some researchers have suggested our sugar intake could be a contributing factor. 

Today, we discuss the impact sugar has on our minds as well as the science behind power running.

A Cleveland student places an orange on her tray during lunch.
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Monday is the final day to comment on proposed changes to federal nutrition standards for school meals. The Trump administration proposed the changes meant to give schools increased flexibility after it said school officials and food providers struggled to meet the standards.

Nutrition with Monica Reinagel

Oct 19, 2016
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Eating healthy can be tricky, especially when the definition of healthy is constantly changing and growing. Joining us today to share her nutritional knowledge is nutritionist and host of the Nutrition Diva podcast, Monica Reinagel.

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Many forgo HIV testing because of the stigma attached to having the disease. Recently, Prince Harry was tested on Facebook Live, hoping to ease the stigma and bring attention to the need for testing. Also, some studies show virtual reality helps medical patient's pain levels decrease significantly. And, with temperatures rising, there is greater need for nutritious summer appropriate meal planning. 

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Many golfers have experienced common injuries after playing such as, a throbbing elbow or shooting wrist pain, but there are ways to help avoid these issues. Also, certain foods and diet tips can enhance an athletic performance. And, sports psychology can help athletes gain clarity and focus during a game. 

The Connection Between Nutrition and Brain Health

Apr 13, 2016
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More than five million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and it's the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, research has suggested that lifestyle could play a role in whether or when we develop the disease. 

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