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

14 min 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.

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

4 hrs ago | NJ.com

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

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.

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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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

Suria

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

NJ.com

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.

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

Examiner

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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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

NutraIngredients

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.

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

NutraIngredients-USA

Protein: the bridge to fitness for the rest of us

"Though protein may suggest muscle building to a bodybuilder, fullness to a weight manager, energy to office worker, or blood sugar control to a person with diabetes, the one commonality is that all these benefits are positive.

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Related Topix: Protein, Supplement, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition, Marketing

BeverageDaily

What are the biggest contributors of added sugars to the US diet?

Added sugar from soda, energy and sports drinks accounts for a fairly modest 4.9% of total energy in the American diet While we tend to assume that fast food outlets contribute a disproportionate amount of added sugar to the US diet compared with store-bought groceries, new data shows that the reverse is actually true.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, University of Washington

Kansas City InfoZine

Added Sugar Needs Nutrition Facts Label Line

More than 280 scientists, physicians and public health officials are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to include a line for added sugar on the ubiquitous Nutrition Facts label.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration

Illawarra Mercury

Alarm at elderly malnutrition stats in Illawarra and Shoalhaven

One-third of elderly people admitted to Illawarra and Shoalhaven hospitals are "overtly" malnourished but a novel research project aims to change that.

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Nashville Scene

Nutrisha Offers Cooking Classes Specific to Nutritional Needs

I told you a little bit about Nutrisha - Trish Mathisen's suite of services focused on eating healthy and local while maximizing nutrition - back in June with an introduction to the Periodic Table pop-up dinner .

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids

Wall Street Journal

What Makes a Superfood?

Many foods are being labeled "superfoods," but what does this really mean? WSJ contributor Heidi Mitchell explains on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero.

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

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