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

3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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,

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Think Drinks plans top-tier science for 'first functional nootropic beverage'

US neurotech startup Think Drinks says it plans to conduct high-calibre peer-reviewed study to prove the benefits of what it claims is the world's 'first functional nootropic' brain beverage.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Medicine

KXAN-TV Austin

Survivors learn to fight cancer with food

"As a cancer survivor, I believe that what you put in your body can have an effect on maybe bringing your cancer back," she said.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

PeoriaTimes-Observer

Food for Thought: Refreshing salads for warm days

Add some zing to your salad with these simple steps for cool and healthy meals perfect for the dog days of summer.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Calcium, Medicine

Merced Sun-Star

Delaware gets $690,000 grant for nutrition

The Division of Public Health said Monday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture made the one-time grant.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, Merced, CA

KPIC

Nutrition and diet questions answered

Q: Help! I can't control myself when I start eating! How can I limit my portions? A: You're not alone.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Startups, Facebook

Sulekha.com

Some Important Nutrition Tips For Elders

As caretakers we have to make sure that our elders take a balanced diet that consists of a variety of fruits, vegetables, protein and whole grains that are needed for overall health.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Drink, Milk

KFVS12

Tonsillectomy for sleep apnea may trigger weight gain

Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially if they're already overweight.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

The News Tribune

What you eat during pregnancy more important than loading up for 2

Health experts don't single out one food expectant moms should have. Instead, most recommend a well-balanced diet that draws from the five essential food groups: grains, protein, dairy, fruits and vegetables.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dearborn, MI, Nutrition

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