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

2 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Nutritional expert shares her top tips to help new mums improve their diets

AS research reveals busy new mums find it hard to rustle up good meals, as well as take care of their newborn, Becca Millar shares her top tips for improving diets. JUGGLING the busy demands of motherhood while surviving on little sleep means that many new mums are struggling to eat three proper meals a day.

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Related Topix: Motherhood, Family, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Supplement, Calcium

4 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

Almonds are a 'snack choice for a healthy diet'

A mid-morning snack of almonds may decrease food intake at lunch and dinner, making the nuts a 'snack food choice for a healthy diet', according to a new study from England. According to the Almond Board of California, almonds - which have a hefty 6g of protein and 4g fiber per ounce - are the number one nut in new snack launches in North America, and are the nuts most frequently consumed as a snack, where they are commonly paired with apples, bananas, chocolate, salad and granola bars.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Fitsugar

7 Myths Nutritionists Wish You'd Stop Believing

There's a lot of misinformation out there, but dietitian Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite for Health , is here to shed light on seven nutritional myths that could mess with your weight-loss efforts and your health. The Internet is like the Wild West when it comes to nutrition information: anything goes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Fasting, Health, Vegetables

8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Americans Waistlines Are Expanding, And That's Not Good Fat

If your belt needs to be let out a notch, you're not alone. The average American waistline is growing even though obesity rates haven't grown, too.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

12 hrs ago | Post and Courier

Healthy Greek cooking demo at Le Creuset

First ladies have embraced a variety of causes, but since the days of Dolley Madison, nutrition has been central among them. The first lady of the University of South Carolina has followed the lead of her White House counterparts, releasing another cookbook celebrating "healthy cooking and the Mediterranean Diet."

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Greek Cuisine, Medicine, Nutrition, University of South Carolina, North Carolina

15 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

People urged to protect their eye sight for National Eye Health Week

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being urged to take better care of their eye sight as the county council takes part in National Eye Health Week. As the county has a higher percentage of people living with sight loss than the England average, Worcestershire County Council has issued a guide of six sight savers in support of the fifth annual week, which runs from September 22 to 28 and aims to get people thinking about the importance of healthy vision.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, Medicine, Health, Macular Degeneration

15 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Healthy lifestyle programme for families with young children to start in Eastleigh

The ten-week Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It! programme aims to promote healthy lifestyles and address issues associated with being overweight. It is for children aged five to 13 and their families, and will look at food labelling, types of food, how much and what types of food people need and fun ways to be active as a family.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

About one-third of mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease patients are at risk from malnutrition

Patients with Parkinson's disease can experience difficulties with food preparation and ingestion, which could contribute to poor nutrition and place them at risk for malnourishment. Published studies have also suggested that PD is associated with low weight, however few studies included control groups.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Sweden, World News

20 hrs ago | Gazetteandherald.co.uk

SHINE scheme to help Wiltshire children eat healthily and be fitter

A new programme to help children aged seven to 11 stay healthy will be launched in Wiltshire later this month. SHINE has been adapted for use in the county by Wiltshire Council, having been developed by SHINE Health Academy, a not-for-profit limited company based in Sheffield, to support children who are above their healthy weight range.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

School Children Need to Drop the Salt, Report Finds

More than 90 percent of children ages 6 to 18 eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for potential health complications later on in life, a recent U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found. Children eat an average of about 3,300 mg of sodium a day before salt is added to a meal, which is 1,000 mg more than the daily recommended sodium intake of 2,300 mg, according to a CDC Vital Signs report released Sept.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

FoodNavigator

Group forms to clarify roles of vitamins and minerals in diet

A new group called the Global Nutrition & Health Alliance has formed with the mission to clarify the role of food fortification and nutritional supplementation. The issue of the role of these nutrients in the diet is still a matter of some confusion, one of the group's founders has said.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Mashable

Ancient Mexican Alcohol Also Worked as Nutrition Supplement

Less than an hour's drive from the heart of Mexico City lies the expansive ruins of Teotihuacan, a massive city of nearly 120,000 people who built pyramids, temples and palaces before disappearing around 650 A.D. This civilization, which pre-dates the Aztecs, remains a mystery in many ways. But new research has found they brewed a tequila-like drink called pulque as a source of food and nutrition, not just to forget their woes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Mexico, World News, Tequila, Drink, Liquor, Chemistry, Science

Bakery & Snacks

Opportunities in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra

The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food" , research by Fonterra suggests. Studies undertaken by Fonterra, the HAN University of Applied Sciences, and VU University Medical Center at a hospital and a rehabilitation facility in the Netherlands found that "the use of protein enriched products contributes to an improved protein distribution over the day" in elderly patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Examiner.com

Improving nutrition in the elderly

As a person enters their elderly years their appetite decreases, they could develop difficulty chewing, have a decreased ability to move and may be lonely. All of these factors can contribute to decline in eating and diet lacking in nutrient dense foods.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Food Technology

'Very pleased to find a lower dose supports bone health': Kyowa...

The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health. Results of the graded dose study, published in the Nutrition Journal , indicated that the 600 microgram per day dose was associated with a significant lowering of levels of circulating inactive osteocalcin .

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Related Topix: Vitamin K2, Supplement, Vitamin K, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Calcium, Vegetables

BayStreet.ca

Asem to Release Celebrity Fitness Guide and Nutrition Products

Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / Sept 15, 2014 / After years of battling with his weight, award winning rapper singer/songwriter Nana Wiafe Asante-Mensah known is showbiz as Asem lost it all through exercising and dieting with nutrition formula formulated by Los Angeles based nutrition fitness experts. Now looking trim and fit as a fiddle he plans on sharing his secrets by releasing a celebrity fitness guide with nutrition products for the creative and corporate community as well as the general public.

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Today's TMJ4

Elimination dieting gaining popularity

When Jessica Lee Anderson decided to go on a diet, it wasn't so she would look better, but rather so she would feel better. "I ate a lot of processed food, I ate a lot of fast food, and I had just gotten so tired.

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The Labradorian

CF patient repeatedly denied time-saving drug

Glenys Tuttle has been writing letters to health ministers for a long while now, and the replies come back with the same answer and almost identical wording. Bradley Tuttle, a cystic fibrosis patient, has been trying to get coverage for a drug he believes will benefit him, but has been turned down by the province.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Science, Industry and Business

Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'

Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may become pregnant. A lifelong proper intake of vitamin E is also important, researchers said, but often complicated by the fact that this nutrient is one of the most difficult to obtain through diet alone.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin E, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

Bovine proteins give better gluten-free texture and nutrition: Study

Bovine proteins freeze dried with inulin can improve the overall structure and nutritional value of gluten-free breads, say researchers. Published in Food Chemistry, researchers from Argentina incorporated plasma bovine proteins into gluten-free bread formulations.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Medicine, Nutrition

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