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Nutrition Information

Blueberries and Their Role in Cholesterol Control


Our bodies need cholesterol. We use cholesterol to produce vitamin D, hormones, and certain acids that help us digest fat.

Fighting Burn-out: Natural Help For Stress, Fatigue and Adrenal Insufficiency


The adrenal or "stress glands" are small, triangular shaped glands located on the top of the kidneys. Their function is to prepare the body's resources to run or fight through the releasing of specific hormones.

What is a Healthy Eating Plan?


Healthy eating is important for everyone, from babies to the elderly. Learning to eat well is more than just eating a variety of foods so that your body gets the proper nutrients.

Six Ways Soy Benefits Your Health


Soy, and most soy-based products, are nutritional powerhouses. Soybeans are the only plant food that has all of the essential amino acids our body requires, making it a complete protein.

The Myths Associated with Human Growth Hormone


I would like to dispel some of the myths and worries associated with Human Growth Hormone Therapy, or HGH.First of all, a large number of people do not know what kind of treatment is involved with this therapy.

Food thats Good for a Healthy Heart


Here's a conundrum: While experts agree that high cholesterol and blood pressure are crucial heart disease risk factors, many people who suffer chest pain or even heart attacks have levels that are perfectly normal. This puzzle has prompted researchers to scour the body for other cardiovascular villains.

Face Check Up


Mirror, Mirror on the wall, who's the healthiest of them all? Here is your handy-dandy checklist for a healthy you. Discover how your face reveals your health.

Unhealthy Foods: How To Become Disgusted By Junk Foods That Make You Fat


With today's time constraints, stressful jobs, and "thin is in" mentality, the bottom line is that many people become overweight simply because they have no time to exercise. By the way, you already knew that.

Glycemic Index of Foods


All carbohydrates are not the same. Generally it is assumed that simple carbohydrates are not good for health as they increase blood glucose levels rapidly, and complex carbohydrates are good because they have a slower effect on glucose levels.

The Omega Zone Diet and Fish Oil


The Omega Zone Diet and specialists' opinion"Omega RX Zone - The Miracle of High-dose Fish Oil" is considered the best contribution that Dr. Barry Sears has yet made to a healthy diet.

The Meat You Eat: How Corporate Farming Has Endangered Americas Food Supply


Factory FarmingThe big names in American agriculture would like you to believe that your strip steak, salmon filet, scrambled eggs and bacon came from healthy, happy animals raised on good, old-fashioned family farms. But, as more Americans are coming to realize, behind those perfectly cellophane-wrapped meats, bright white eggs and plastic milk gallons are tales so gruesome and downright shocking that it's a surprise Hollywood has yet to make it a movie about it.

How to Substitute Fat in Your Everyday Diet


Fat is a nutrient that is a contributor to the increasing problem of obesity in the world today. It's stored in the fat cells of the body.

Focus on Trans Fat


There's no doubt--carbohydrates have taken center stage in public discourse about dietary practices. You can't turn on the TV, open a newspaper or walk past the office water cooler these days without hearing a debate about this nutrient du jour.

Foods to Fight Disease


When it comes to food, we can't ignore the facts - or the science. You need a healthy diet for a healthy life.

Nutrition as Attention Deficit Disorder ADHD Alternative Treatment: Help is as Close as the Kitchen


The quality of food we eat (or lack thereof) has a profound affect on Attention Deficit Disorder and ADHD. For many people, nutrition alone can effectively work as an ADHD alternative treatment.

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Voice of America

Cambodia Project Improves Nutrition Among Rural Poor
Voice of America
Although Cambodia is considered “food secure,” there are still many whose diet has problems," said Professor Tim Green, a nutrition expert from Canada's University of British Columbia. “So what that really means is that they have adequate amounts of ...



Marketplace.org

Flavor, nutrition and the end of 'blandification'
Marketplace.org
Food writer Mark Schatzker argues that while nutritious food is getting bigger and blander, junk food keeps getting more flavorful, giving us incentive to eat healthy. He explores the issue in his new book, "The Dorito Effect: The Surprising Truth ...

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Fast Company

Nutrition App MyFitnessPal Launches Its First Premium Version
Fast Company
The premium version boosts MyFitnessPal's nutrition aspect, with dietitian-approved recipes and meal plans. A new "nutrient dashboard" takes the free version's calorie counting and expands it to track and set goals for things like protein and ...
Under Armour's MyFitnessPal goes premium for fitness fanaticsEngadget
Health And Fitness Tracker MyFitnessPal Targets Power Users With Its First ...TechCrunch
MyFitnessPal releases first paid product to better track fitnessBusiness Standard

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Shape Magazine (blog)

4 Nutrition Rules to Combat Running-Induced Hunger
Shape Magazine (blog)
As the nutrition editor at Shape, I'm constantly looking for the best, most up-to-date info on healthy eating and pre- and post-workout fuel. But even though I have the most recent studies and knowledgeable experts at my fingertips, I found myself ...



Pulaski County schools mark School Nutrition Employee Appreciation Week
Southwest Times
Preparing healthy school meals, teaching good nutrition habits and offering a friendly greeting are all in a day's work for more than 60 child nutrition employees in Pulaski County Public Schools. In March, 89,787 breakfasts, lunch and afterschool ...



Knoxville News Sentinel

McIntyre appoints new nutrition director
Knoxville News Sentinel
Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre has appointed a new executive director of nutrition. Wanda McCown, who has worked with the school system since 1982 and has held a number of positions in that department during that time, will take over ...

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Boston.com (blog)

5 Foods Your Mom Should Be Eating
Boston.com (blog)
Many women are not consuming enough of this mineral, which can help lower high blood pressure. An elevated blood pressure increases the risk of stroke, another leading cause of death among Americans. Nutrition bonus tip: Have mom add a dollop of a ...



Menu labeling: How accurate does nutrition information need to be?
Nation's Restaurant News
The Food and Drug Administration's “Guidance for Industry: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments; Small Entity Compliance Guide” (Guidance for the Industry) serves as an easier-to-understand ...
President and CEO of K-VA-T Food Stores on Menu LabelingEIN News (press release)

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BCI graduate student receives top award at Premier Beef Nutrition Conference
CattleNetwork.com
Dan Frese, graduate student of the Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University, was recognized for research conducted on cattle handling techniques at the Plains Nutrition Council (PNC) Spring Conference in San Antonio, Texas, in April ...

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Natural Products INSIDER

Navigating the Sports Nutrition Market in Canada
Natural Products INSIDER
There used to be a time, not so long ago, when sports nutrition products were black market commodities in Canada. Getting innovative products to market that consumers demanded was virtually impossible given the inflexibility of the Canadian regulatory ...


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