Tag Archives: Institute of Medicine

Lack of vitamin D raises death risk

The AP is reporting new research linking low vitamin D levels with deaths from heart disease and other causes. In fact, patients with the lowest blood levels of vitamin D were about two times more likely to die from any … Continue reading

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Posting Calorie Counts May Lead Consumers to Healthier Choices When Eating Out

  ABC News is reporting a new study that finds that seeing calorie information may convince customers to place healthier — or at least smaller — orders. When the customers saw calorie information before ordering, they purchased an average of … Continue reading

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