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News on Nutrition continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Gluten-Free Diets? Research Says it Contains No Nutrition

Glutten free diets have become very popular these days because of the belief that they have a lot of health benefits.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Foxboro, MA, Celiac Disease, Health

4 hrs ago |

Boost your iron levels with good nutrition and proper supplementation

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States and women are among those at greatest risk.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Iron, Supplement, Anemia, Health

8 hrs ago |

Is carnitine crucial for restoring body, brain, and moving nutrients into cells?

Acetyl-L- carnitine produces acetyl-choline, an important neurotransmitter of memory and mood in the brain.


Related Topix: Supplement, Acetyl-L Carnitine, Medicine, Carnitine, Heart Failure, Health, Diabetes, Chemistry, Science

10 hrs ago | Dairy Reporter

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

11 hrs ago |

Should We Return The Nutrients In Our Pee Back To The Farm?

Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible? A small group of environmentalists in Vermont aren't as squeamish.


Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

11 hrs ago |

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition

The new research found that just 27 percent of the lunches third and fourth graders brought from home met three of five National School Lunch Program standards.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Fruits, Vegetables, Tufts University

12 hrs ago | WFNT-AM Burton

Diet and Exercise May Be Better Than Meds to Fight Alzheimer's

It's not exactly news that taking care of your body can help keep your mind in better shape during your later years, but a recent study makes a strong case for good nutrition, physical activity and other drug-free approaches being better at warding off Alzheimer's disease than prescription medications and other current medical approaches.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

17 hrs ago |

Heart healthy: The benefits of fish

The American Heart Association has recommended consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week for the benefit of your heart.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

21 hrs ago |

Mortality from all causes and heart disease lower by fruits and vegetables

For years we've known 400g a day of fruit and vegetables has been linked to improved health for cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancers.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Yesterday | FarmingUK

Free range egg association produces comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association have produced a comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet explaining the many valuable nutrients that can be found in just one free range egg.


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

Yesterday | Groong

Armenia's Child Nutrition Challenge

Institute for War and Peace Reporting, UK IWPR Caucasus Reporting #746 July 30 2014 Armenia's Child Nutrition Challenge Health ministry plans new strategy to tackle high rates of malnourishment among under-fives.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Healthy foods you are definitely overeating

Thanks to nutritional labelling and education, most of us know or have a rough idea how much junk food makes an acceptable portion.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dieting, Fruits

High fat low carb ketogenic diet curbs cravings for weight loss and diabetes

More than two billion people globally are either overweight or obese, and 347 million people worldwide have diabetes , according to the World Health Organization.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Nutrition


What to eat (and avoid) in pregnancy

Eating healthy food is vital for your wellbeing, but when you're pregnant, it's even more important to get the right balance of nutrients that you and your baby need.


Related Topix: Medicine

Skinny Chef: How-to tips for a plant-based diet

Following a plant-based diet means that the main part of all your meals is mostly based on plants.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Vegetables, Recipes, Medicine


Better nutrition for children a priority

HEALTHY eating is one of the major problems facing Tasmanian children, according to the State of Launceston's Children Report.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Australia, World News,

Times Herald

2014's most "Xtreme" restaurant meal is a "monster"

Maybe the name "monster" should be a clue. If not, the nutrition watchdogs at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have news for you: A "Monster" double burger, served with "bottomless" fries and a "Monster" milk shake at the Red Robin burger chain is not very good for you at all.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Medicine, Nutrition, Restaurant Management, Cheesecake Factory Incorporated The, Pizza

How solar cookers fight hunger and disease

Imagine what it's like to have no electricity or running water, anywhere in the world and need to cook your food.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Slow Food, HIV/AIDS, Health, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 29, 2014

School Nutrition Association refutes studies that show kids like healthy foods

In an age where we are fighting highly-processed and a childhood obesity epidemic, any positive news regarding the acceptability of healthier foods should be lauded.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Education Etc.


Irish firm moves on omega-3, omega-6 encapsulation

Irish encapsulation specialist AnaBio has lodged a patent for encapsulation of long-chain fatty acids for use in infant formula and elsewhere.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food