An eating plan that helps control your weight includes a variety of healthy foods. Adding a variety of colors to your plate is like eating a rainbow. Dark green leafy vegetables, oranges, and tomatoes—even fresh herbs—are packed with vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Adding frozen bell peppers, broccoli, or onions to casseroles and omelettes adds color and nutrients.
Anorexia nervosa, or anorexia, is a type of eating disorder. People with anorexia eat so little that they experience unhealthy weight loss and become dangerously thin. Generally speaking, they consider themselves to be overweight or fat, even when they are underweight or simply very thin. Anorexia affects girls and women more than boys and men. Anorexia is a serious health problem that can increase the risk of premature death. But people with anorexia can get better with treatment.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.