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2 hrs ago | The Daily Record
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.
4 hrs ago | FoodNavigator
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.
7 hrs ago | Fitsugar
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.
8 hrs ago | National Public Radio
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.
12 hrs ago | Post and Courier
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."
15 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle
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.
15 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette
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.
20 hrs ago | Medical News Today
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:07 pm
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