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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Tiny grocery collectables criticised

New world's Little Shop miniature toy grocery items promotion has been criticised by Geoff Simmons on Gareth Morgan's web site Gareth's World in a piece headlined "New World wants to turn your kids into fat zombie customers".


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Hospital food put to the test

THE Great Western Hospital will now be judged on its food as the NHS introduces mandatory standards across the country.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Physicians evaluate low carb, Paleo and vegan diets for weight loss and diabetes

Chicago cardiologist Dr. Kim Williams believes that vegan diets are best for weight loss and health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Cardiology, Dieting

Minot Daily News

Fighting for school nutrition

As a parent of two children, I remember how exciting but also hectic the new school year can be - from buying school supplies to driving my daughter to swim practice to even making sure my kids remembered to zip up their backpacks before bounding out the front door to the school bus.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Family, Kids, Education Etc., US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Proctor Journal


No one questions that fruit is an essential part of the diet. But did you know that more than 70 percent of Americans do not eat the recommended amount of fruit? If this growing health problem of Type 2 diabetes isn't addressed, the CDC estimates it will affect one in every three Americans by 2050.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Low carb diet may help Parkinson's; modified Paleo can boost weight loss

High fat low carb ketogenic diets have been shown to help autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis as well as boost weight loss .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, National College of Natural Medicine, Health, Naturopathy, Vegetarian

Blackpool Citizen

Medical experts are urging the Government to set up a taskforce to tackle childhood obesity

The professional body representing GPs has warned that an entire generation will be "destroyed" by a diet of junk food and sugary drinks unless urgent action is taken.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition


Obama family attends wedding of long-time aide

President Barack Obama and his family return to Washington after attending the wedding of their long-time friend and food guru Sam Kass to media personality Alex Wagner.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Life, Food

Organization to only prep Black children for success

For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute has engaged leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families.


Related Topix: African-American, Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Tallmadge Express

Nutritional data featured on schools' website

About the same time as the school district launched its revamped website Aug. 11, it also started using a third-party service that provides menus for meals served to students at school.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Breakfast, Life, Food

Medical News Today

Vitamin D supplements 'do not reduce risk of heart attack or stroke'

Past research has suggested that individuals with low levels of vitamin D are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Heart Failure, Life, Food

Breckenridge American

Obama to attend wedding of longtime personal chef

Obama, his wife and their daughters will be among the guests at the ceremony in Westchester County, north of New York City.


Related Topix: Wedding, Michelle Obama, Life, Food

Hearts and Health Run to Support Local Camp to Fight Childhood Obesity

Sunday September 14 will be the Hearts and Health Run/Walk at Voice of America Park in West Chester, including both a 5K, a 6 Hour Run/Relay and a 1.4 mile Family Fun Run.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Lancashire Telegraph

Gisburn 'plot to plate' scheme encourages a healthier lifestyle

The 'Plot to Plate' project aims to help villagers lead healthier and happier lives through growing vegetables, herbs and fruit, learning how to cook in imaginative ways and learning more about food nutrition.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

The Doings Weekly

Fruitful Yield health food store draws nutrition-conscious consumers

Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday Consumers will be able to get a little healthier with the formal opening of the Fruitful Yield store in the LaGrange Park Village Market shopping center.


Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition

Barbara Quinn on Nutrition: Tips to make growing old take longer

"I thought growing old would take longer," a friend of mine recently quipped. I laughed.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Tufts University

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

Kellogg: Including 'added sugars' on Nutrition Facts panel will just confuse shoppers

In comments submitted to the agency about proposed changes to the NF panel, Kellogg said 22% of the 1,000 consumers it contacted in an online survey in May 2014 were unable to correctly identify the amount of total sugar in a product featuring the new look label, compared with just 7% for the existing label.


Related Topix: Life, Food


Nutrition Facts overhaul a missed chance to label phosphorus: AND

AND's Pepin Tuma: "Consumers probably are not aware of the ubiquity of phosphorous in foods, because not only is the content not required to be listed on the label...but phosphorus additives are typically unaccounted in the estimated phosphorus content of processed foods because food manufacturers are not required to list their quantities."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

WTVR Richmond

Tips on nutrition and diet for your newborn

Award-winning Pediatrician Dr. Susan J. Hubbard gave some great advice regarding questions about nutrition, feeding, and digestion in newborns.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Inventor Spot

Squarebar Is Nutrition In An Organic Square

Are you on a gluten-free diet? No dairy? No soy? Are you a supporter of the organic and non-GMO movement? Do you try to stay away from high-fructose corn syrup or anything that is full of sugar? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions or if you just like a delicious nutrition bar, you may want to try Squarebar.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition