Tag Archives: Food

Obesity rate drops by 13% among US preschoolers on food assistance

Drop in obese US toddlers on government-assisted food plan: 13% fewer preschoolers on WIC are dangerously overweight, report finds In 2010, nearly 16 percent of preschoolers between two and four enrolled in the US food voucher program were obese By 2016, only 14 percent were obese, following 2014 changes to the WIC food assistance program… Read More »

Is it better to get nutrients from food or supplements?

Researchers have found that nutrients from food may be linked to lower risks of death, while excess intake of certain supplements may have the opposite effect. Research examines the effects of nutrients from food and supplements. Taking supplements leads to an increased level of total nutrient intake. Dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids,… Read More »