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15 Healthy Snacks You Should Always Have At Home

Healthy snacks can be hard to find, especially when you come home from work after a long day and just feel like eating junk food for a quick fix.


Related Topix: Supplement, Ginger, Life, Food, Nutrition

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Tower of Pisa policies

Built on a foundation of sand, the Leaning Tower of Pisa would have toppled over long ago, if not for ingenious engineering projects that keep it from tilting any further.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Peak Oil, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Supplement

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

Chia Seeds: A super food or a super sell?

Chia , found in the mint family, was commonly grown in Central America as a food staple of the ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures.


Related Topix: Marketing, Supplement, EPA, DHA, Medicine, Nutrition

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

The super seed square-off: Which is healthier?

My trainer suggested I add hemp hearts to my smoothie. How are they different from flax or chia seeds? Are they healthier? It used to be we sprinkled wheat germ on food to get a boost of vitamins, minerals and healthy fats.


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

Jacksonville Daily News

In-house inpatient now available aboard Camp Lejeune

For close to 30 years, the inpatient psychiatric ward at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune lacked security and an environment conducive to healing.


Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, US News, Medicine, Nursing, Supplement, US Navy

'Captain Underpants' series leads library asociation's list of books Americans want banned

Dav Pilkey's kids' series, "Captain Underpants," about a mean school principal who changes into a nice superhero wearing only a cape and underpants, topped the American Library Association's "Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books" in 2013.


Related Topix: Libraries, Best of 2007, Supplement, John Steinbeck, Vocal, The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Institutes of Health

GuLF STUDY gears up for second round of health exams

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health, leading the largest health study ever conducted on the potential health effects of an oil spill, are encouraging participants to stay involved in this long-term project.


Related Topix: National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oil Spill, Supplement, Mobile, AL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City


On this week's Centsable Health Fareway Foods registered dietitian Whitney Packebush introduces us to Chia Seeds.


Related Topix: Supplement, Calcium, Orange City, IA


Panel Led by UAB's Garvey Sets Framework to Combat Obesity Epidemic

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Calling it the most under-reimbursed major disease in America, two endocrinology societies announced an evidence-based, multidimensional, comprehensive framework to combat the nation's obesity epidemic today.


Related Topix: Endocrinology, Medicine, Epidemic, Birmingham, AL, Natural Disasters, Supplement, University of Alabama

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Moultrie News

Tackling asthma one dance at a time

Ninety thousand children are affected by asthma in South Carolina. Asthma is the No.


Related Topix: Supplement, Charleston, SC

News Max

Prison Transfer for Jesse Jackson Jr. After Stint in Solitary

Disgraced former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been transferred from a federal prison in North Carolina to a prison camp in Alabama after spending time in solitary confinement.


Related Topix: Prison, Federal Prisons, US News, Supplement

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Alabama Live

5 questions for Bill Nelson, who is fed by his homeless friends

With many of the volunteer cooks at Life Church International in Huntsville, Ala., and Asbury United Methodist Church in Madison out of town for spring break a couple weeks ago, Bill Nelson is delivering some fairly simple packages on that week's delivery -- donated military MREs, granola bars and water.


Related Topix: Supplement, Huntsville, AL, Madison, AL, Decatur, AL

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Nutrition Journal

U.S. adults are not meeting recommended levels for fish and omega-3...

The American Heart Association's Strategic Impact Goal Through 2020 and Beyond recommends >= two 3.5-oz fish servings per week partly to increase intake of omega3-fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid .


Related Topix: EPA, Supplement, DHA, Life, Food, Nutrition, 9

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Enter Stage Right

More fraudulent science from EPA

The Obama Environmental Protection Agency recently slashed the maximum allowable sulfur content in gasoline from 30 parts per million to 10 ppm.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Supplement

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Alli weight loss products recalled in U.S. and Puerto Rico

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a diet pill recall on March 27. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare has recalled all Alli weight-loss products from the U.S. and Puerto Rico due to possible product tampering.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Supplement

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Alabama Live

picture, and the ones you should never take if you want a real job

Coastal Commercial Real Estate Summit paints upbeat - if guarded - picture, and the ones you should never take if you want a real job Donald Epley, director of the Center for Real Estate and Economic Development at the University of South Alabama's Mitchell College of Business, was the moderator for the Gulf Coast Commercial Real Estate Summit VII ... (more)


Related Topix: Alabama, University of South Alabama, Mitchell College, Mobile, AL, Supplement

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Nutrition Journal

Effects of supplementing n-3 fatty acid enriched eggs and walnuts on...

Plant and marine n-3 fatty acids may favorably modify select markers of cardiovascular disease risk.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Dieting, Supplement, DHA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Pro baseball players keep some bone strength for life, study says

Young men who exercise keep some of the benefits to their bones into old age, even if they don't keep at it, according to researchers who compared the throwing arms and the nonthrowing arms of professional baseball players over time.


Related Topix: Supplement, Health

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Beef Magazine

Grass-Fed Vs. Grain-Fed Ground Beef -- No Difference In Healthfulness

Is ground beef from grass-fed cattle healthier than that from conventionally raised ground beef? Texas A&M University research says no.


Related Topix: Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Texas A&M University, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Genetics, Supplement