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Is a raw meat diet really good for your dog or cat?
KOMO News, Washington - April 19, 2018

There’s a growing and controversial trend in pet care. The raw food diet, and it’s not just about cutting up raw meat.Sales of commercially prepared raw pet food have soared- more than tripling in the last 7 years. Proponents claim better health ...

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Diet And Depression: Are They BFF's? 
The Root, Washington - April 12, 2018

Photo: iStockBig, bloated, unhappy and depressed? There’s a link between diet and depression, according to new findings reported by The Wall Street Journal. Bottom line: If you’re eating wrong, diet can become depression’s best friend. Eat ...

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Ayurveda, an Indian philosophy, matches personal body and energy types to diet strategies
The Seattle Times, Washington - April 9, 2018

I KNEW I WAS a combination of pitta/kapha, two of the three doshas — body and energy types — in the Ayurvedic system of nutrition and wellness. I think I took an online test.But I never knew what the doshas meant. Ayurveda is an Indian philosophy ...

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Ayurveda, an Indian philosophy, matches personal body and energy types to diet strategies
The Seattle Times, Washington - April 9, 2018

I KNEW I WAS a combination of pitta/kapha, two of the three doshas — body and energy types — in the Ayurvedic system of nutrition and wellness. I think I took an online test.But I never knew what the doshas meant. Ayurveda is an Indian philosophy ...

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Add this common snack to your diet to help avoid heart attacks, study suggests
KIRO Seattle, Washington - April 8, 2018

Looking for ways to improve your heart health? Munching on nuts and seeds could lower your cardiovascular disease risk, according to a new report.Researchers from Loma Linda University in California recently conducted a study, published in the International ...

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How to tell a healthy breakfast cereal from a nutrition impostor
KOMO News, Washington - August 18, 2017

The health and nutrition team at Consumer Reports, says choosing the right cereal is key.Start, with a whole grain. 100-percent whole grain is best ââ but at the very least, find one with a whole grain as the first ingredient. Whole grains have been linked to ...

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New diet, improved health have Seahawks receiver Kasen Williams flying higher than ever
The Seattle Times, Washington - August 16, 2017

Williams also changed his eating habits saying he switched to a diet heavier in fruits in vegetables including frequent stops at Pressed Juicery in Bellevue.âVegetables, fruit, all that — asparagus,ââ Williams said of the juices he drinks. âIt was just the ...

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Startup Spotlight: Vitamin Packs offers 'personalized nutrition' through subscription service
GeekWire, Washington - July 28, 2017

âNutrition is more than a one-size-fits-all approach to health â it's about understanding how your body works, what fuels it for success and how it interacts with prescription medications,â said Vitamin Packs CEO Jason Brown. âOur recommendations are ...

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Better diet can mean longer life, Harvard study finds
KOMO News, Washington - July 13, 2017

Garlic can be an important element of the Mediterranean diet, which has been linked to a better quality of life, a lower risk of chronic disease and better brain health in older adults. As for the suggestion that garlic can ward off colds, boost the

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Boost your brain health with the MIND diet
The Seattle Times, Washington - June 27, 2017

While both of those ways of eating have been shown to have benefits for brain health, reducing the risk of cognitive decline from dementia and Alzheimerâs disease, the MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) diet is tailored to fit the ...

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Diet drinks excluded as Seattle soda-tax moves toward final City Council vote
The Seattle Times, Washington - June 1, 2017

Seattle City Council members moved a proposed soda tax Wednesday toward a final vote â and amended it to exclude diet drinks.Mayor Ed Murray sent legislation to the council in April calling for a tax of 1.75 cents per ounce on distributors of sweetened beverages ...

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Ditch the word 'diet': It's time for a healthier relationship with food and your body
The Seattle Times, Washington - May 16, 2017

With summer approaching fast, it's easy to allow yourself to be seduced by the idea of a new diet, but if you're thinking about breaking free of the dieting trap, here are a few resources that can help you forge a saner path to a healthier, happier life.

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Ellensburg School Board seeks input on nutrition and physical fitness policy
Daily Record-News, Washington - May 12, 2017

The Ellensburg School Board is seeking public comment on a nutrition and physical fitness policy introduced on Wednesday for a first reading.The policy, aimed at preventing childhood obesity, was drafted by a committee led by food services director Patrick Garmong. ...

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Why you should quit using these 6 nutrition words
The Seattle Times, Washington - May 10, 2017

It means diet â it means fad.â Clean eating should expand your food world, but clean eating teeters on the brink of orthorexia â an unhealthy obsession with eating healthfully â when it leads to strictly avoiding any food not deemed âpure

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Diet drinks added to Seattle mayor's soda-tax proposal, upping revenue estimates
The Seattle Times, Washington - April 27, 2017

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is slightly reducing the per-ounce amount charged by his proposed soda tax while adding diet pop to the list of beverages covered by the tax.Those are the main changes in the legislation the mayor is sending to the City Council on Thursday.Under ...

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