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3 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

Stunting: The Cruel Curse of Malnutrition in Nepal

Sadhana Ghimire, 23, makes sure to give her 18-month-old daughter nutritious food, such as porridge containing grains and pulses, in order to prevent stunting.


Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

6 hrs ago | HipHopDx

[News] DMX Discusses Eating Dog Food

Recently, DMX was stopped at an airport by a TMZ cameraman-interviewer and asked if he's ever eaten dog food.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, DMX, Rap, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Vitamin enriched Coca-Cola anyone? Soda giant patents 'vitamin-rich fermentates'

Coca-Cola Life will launch in the UK this September: Might Coke fortify such drinks with vitamins in future? They claim to have the know how The Coca-Cola Company has patented what it says is a new method allowing it to naturally fortify beverages including colas with high vitamin levels using a single micro-organism.


Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Vitamin B12, Supplement


Herbalife preempts Ackman's video attack on nutrition clubs

Multilevel marketing giant Herbalife launched a preemptive strike of sorts against the campaign waged by activist investor Bill Ackman, who has taken a short position on the company valued at as much as $1 billion.


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

Medical News Today

Consuming probiotics for a month helps diminish fat accumulation in...

Spanish scientists have demonstrated through an experiment on obese rats that the consumption of probiotics during thirty days helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Food Science, Hepatitis, Health


Avocado assists vitamin A absorption: Study

Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert them into an active form of vitamin A, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition .


Related Topix: Vitamin A, Supplement, Life, Food, Avocado, Medicine, Nutrition

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Supermarket uses nutritionist to help shoppers

With all the barbecues and family gatherings throughout the summer, sometimes it's difficult to maintain a healthy diet, but one local supermarket may be able to help its customers get back on track.


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

Aberdare Online

'Nutrition Skills for Life' Programme Wins Bevan Prize for Health and Wellbeing 2014

A training programme to help community workers support people across Wales to eat a healthy diet has won a prestigious UK -wide award for promoting the founding values of the NHS.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales


Former FDA commissioner: Nutrition Facts overhaul doesn't go far enough

Professor Kessler: 'To the harried shopper hoping to make some healthy choices, this label would offer a quick way of identifying high-calorie, obesity-inducing food' FDA proposals to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels are " strong" and "likely to make an important contribution", says former FDA commissioner David Kessler, M.D. " But ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, UC San Francisco, Fruits


5 NYC Nutritionists Recommend Best Office Practices

Sitting in a cubicle all day, constantly snacking and staring for hours at the unnatural glow of a computer makes an office a haven for poor health care.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Recipes, Medicine, Fruits

Agri Marketing

West Virginia Univ Professor Moritz Receives AFIA's Poultry Nutrition Research Award

WEST VIRGINIA UNIV PROFESSOR MORITZ RECEIVES AFIA'S POULTRY NUTRITION RESEARCH AWARD Jul. 21, 2014 Source: American Feed Industry Association news release The American Feed Industry Association in partnership with the Poultry Science Association recognized Joseph Moritz, Ph.D., a faculty member at West Virginia University's Department of Animal and ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, West Virginia University, Corpus Christi, TX

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Can hulled barley help to normalize your blood sugar levels?

Rye and barley products facilitate blood glucose and appetite regulation, says recent research.


Related Topix: Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Oat Bran, Supplement, Life, Food, Nutrition, Sweden, World News,

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Sweet comparisons: How much sugar is in that drink?

Sugar has become public enemy No. 1 in the nutrition field -- doctors and public health advocates alike are "Fed Up" with the amount Americans are consuming.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Fruits, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert

Burlington Times News

Open & Shut: New nutrition in Mebane, Makeover's moves

Employees blend protein shakes and do free wellness evaluations, as well. "We are a nutrition-based club, and we try to help people with their nutrition, wellness and health goals," said Kelly Councilman, one owner.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

What food you should eat and what to avoid for EVERY decade of your life

While a healthy balanced diet is always essential, your body requires specific nutrients as you get older - here's our guide from your 20s to you 60s and beyond It's the carefree, socialising decade - but it's also the time for laying down the nutritional foundations for later life, says Helen Bond, registered dietitian and spokesperson for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Dieting, Supplement, Calcium, Drink, Milk, Vitamin C, Nutrition

ABC News

6 Veggies You Only Think You Don't Like

Using a different cooking technique can totally transform the vegetables you thought you hated into mouthwatering sides you'll want to make again and again.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Recipes

Southern Africa: SADC Region Faces High Under-Nutrition Issues Despite Bumper Yields

The Southern African Development Community SADC joint meeting of Ministers of Agriculture and Food Security, Health and Nutrition on the food and nutrition security strategy has assured the region to create a healthy Africa.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, World News, Malawi, Africa,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach-area dieticians share how to read between the lines on food labels

Samantha Price , dining-on-call supervisor at Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center in Bolivia, N.C., discusses a patient's order with Terri Mozingo, RDLDN, clinical nutrition manager and patient services manager at the hospital.


Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Dieting, Celiac Disease, Health

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Stand up for America: Take care of your pets

Vicki Berkley, manager of Walter's World of Pets, says one way to be kind to your animals is by trying to understand them.


Related Topix: Medicine

Nutrition lacking in many breastfeeding moms

Unfortunately, despite their good intentions, many moms have a diet lacking in essential nutrients, says nutrition expert Christina Sherry, PhD When a mom is breastfeeding , she is literally eating for two.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition