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1 hr ago | Dairy Reporter

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

2 hrs ago |

Should We Return The Nutrients In Our Pee Back To The Farm?

Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible? A small group of environmentalists in Vermont aren't as squeamish.


Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2 hrs ago |

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition

The new research found that just 27 percent of the lunches third and fourth graders brought from home met three of five National School Lunch Program standards.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Fruits, Vegetables, Tufts University

3 hrs 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.


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

7 hrs ago |

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.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

11 hrs ago |

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.


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

16 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.


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

17 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.


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.


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Medicine

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.


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


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.


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.


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

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.


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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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