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We could pick a lot of food to fit this category, but when it comes to nutrition, leafy greens are rockstars, according to the latest issue of Food & Nutrition magazine.
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It's March, National Nutrition Month - how are you celebrating? Many Americans think of this month as one dedicated to the Irish, but for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, it's the month devoted to highlighting the important role of healthful eating and physical activity to manage weight and prevent chronic disease.
Nutrition labels may be changing their look for the first time in two decades. Some of the proposed updates include modifying serving sizes, and noting how much added sugar is in a product.
The paleo diet is hugely popular these days, and goes by one simple question: What would a caveman eat? Here, we explain what the paleo diet involves, its pros and cons, and, ultimately, what a modern person needs to know to decide whether or not to take the paleo diet plunge.
The Food and Drug Administration recently came out with a sweet surprise. Its proposed new nutrition label will finally give us a bit of key information we need to understand our food: the amount of added sugars.
Do you need to drink one glass of water for every caffeinated beverage you drink? Are "white foods" like onions less nutritious than broccoli? Is dark chocolate really rich in antioxidants? Read on to learn the truth about seven common nutrition myths.
The Government of Rwanda and the European Union have signed a financing agreement worth a 30 million that will serve to support the country's campaign aimed at eliminating malnutrition.
On March 4, scientists reported that people who ate a diet rich in protein during their middle-aged years were four times more likely to die from cancer than those who ate a low-protein diet, and had a 75 percent increase in overall mortality.
Greater ThanTM, an all-natural, thirst quenching functional beverage infused with coconut water and electrolytes, has chosen Closure Systems International as the exclusive closure supplier for its important 2.0 package re-design and national product distribution.
For the first time in two decades, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed sweeping changes to the familiar nutrition labels on food packages.
The average person eats 173 eggs a year. Eggs are one of the few foods that are considered the building blocks of the body.
The SFA has concerns about the proposal to review serving size based upon what the 'normal' consumer eats, says its CEO Nutrition labeling will expose snacks for what they are, but we're committed to being transparent and confident US consumers will remain a snacking nation, says the CEO of the Snack Food Association .
Soon it will be much easier to tell whether a packaged food or beverage is actually healthy.
The month of March is National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is available to guide you in making informed choices on healthy food and fitness habits.