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2013-12-16 08:47:38

[ Watch the Video: Caffeine Can Give You A Boost During The Holidays ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Between venturing out into crowded malls for the perfect gifts, preparing succulent feasts for visiting family and just getting ready for the holidays in general, this can be an exhausting time of the year – and if you find yourself reaching for a caffeinated beverage for a little extra energy, that’s okay, according to one expert. “Caffeine definitely...

2012-01-05 15:43:13

Many people start the new year with a resolution to lose weight through diet and exercise. But a nutritional expert at Baylor College of Medicine suggests that goals should be about more than just weight loss. "Beyond weight loss, set goals to improve the one thing that only you can do — take care of the body you have been given," said Roberta Anding, registered dietitian at BCM. One way to do this is by adopting some simple nutritional strategies, Anding said. These include:...

2011-11-22 11:16:59

The holidays are a time for celebrating with loved ones and enjoying favorite family recipes and tasty treats, so the last thing you want is to get sick from the food you eat. Roberta Anding, a registered dietitian at Baylor College of Medicine, has a few tips so you can make the most of the season.     Always use a meat thermometer to check if the turkey or other meat is fully cooked. The color of the turkey can´t determine the safety of the meat....

2011-06-15 22:22:45

Fad diets come and go with the seasons, but according to a Baylor College of Medicine dietitian, they may do more harm than good. "Any diet that selectively eliminates whole groups of foods creates a nutrient hole that's hard to fill," said Roberta Anding, a registered dietitian at BCM. Detoxification diets such as colon cleanses and juice fasts are trendy right now, Anding said, but they could have a negative effect on the body. "If you don't have a correct source of protein you'll lose...

2010-10-25 13:44:22

Halloween is a night of tricks and especially treats for children but for parents it can turn into a nightmare as their little ghosts and goblins splurge on candy with no health benefits. "Halloween is one day, and for most children a handful of their favorite candy is not a problem. The challenge is what happens to the rest of the trick-or-treat goodies," said Roberta Anding, registered dietitian at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. She advises letting children enjoy...

2009-07-22 09:46:42

If this summer weather has you feeling wilted, imagine what it does to your food. An expert at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) , advises taking extra precautions with food during the summer heat."Many people don't pay attention to food poisoning but it really is a major concern. Over 325,000 people per year are hospitalized from food poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control," said Roberta Anding...

2009-04-17 10:16:18

"Ew." It's a word many parents hear when they serve a meal to their child. But before getting frustrated, parents should know that children taste different flavors in foods than adults do.According to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, exposing children to various types of foods early and often will help them develop a taste for different foods."Children have sensitive taste buds, and they taste what we smell," said Roberta Anding, registered dietitian with BCM and Texas...