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Nutrition Information

What on Earth is an Enzyme?


Enzymes are the workers in our body that make everything function, by enabling chemical reactions. All living cells contain enzymes.

The Importance of Water


Water is the most abundant substance in the human body. It is a component of virtually everything, except tooth enamel and bone.

Fructose Short-Circuits Glycolysis


First some terminology.Fructose .

Bumble Bee Fish Oil - Do You Need It?


The makers of Bumble Bee Tuna generated some buzz today by announcing they will be producing a fish oil supplement with their Tuna's name on the bottle. None of the reports mention if they are using an particular standization and quality processes or what methods they are using to ensure that environmental toxins are not being concentrated into their supplement.

Three Steps to Preparing your Body for Summer


Summer is not too far away. It is almost time for shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits.

A Consumers Guide to Soy Terms


Although you may have heard about soy and all of its health benefits, you may not have figured out how to incorporate it into your diet, yet. There are so many products available; figuring out exactly what they are may seem overwhelming.

Choosing Organic for Health


We come from a society where growing organic and just growing produce and livestock for food Was once one of the same. Small, family farms still grow their own food using traditional methods passed down through the generations.

Guidelines to a Healthy Diet


The American Heart Association recommends that you eat a variety of foods from the different food groups. In order for women to lose one to two pounds a week, they should consume between 1200 and 1500 calories a day.

Why You Should Eat Healthier


Every where you look you see articles or news or stories on how America is overweight. This probably doesn't surprise anyone, as you only have to take a quick look around to see that our lifestyles don't promote good health.

Good Eggs -- Rediscover The Simple Pleasures of Eggs!


Health food or heart attack on a plate? Eggs had a bad rep for a few years. We worried that they would elevate our cholesterol levels.

Beverages Boost Calorie Intake, But Many View Fluids As Calorie-free!


Beverages - and not just alcohol - are a significant if little recognized source of calories in North American diets. Yet many people seem to believe that if a calorie is ingested in fluid form, it's a freebie.

Three Cheers for Heart Healthy Oils!


You may have noticed an ever-expanding choice of oils at your local grocery store over the past few years. While once your options were limited to corn, canola, safflower and maybe olive oil, now your choices include walnut, almond, grapeseed and other types of oil as well.

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease


Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body, required for all metabolic processes. It is particularly important in the production of nerve tissue, bile and certain hormones.

Not all Fats are Bad


Fats have been unfairly lumped together as being all bad for too long. Fat doesn't necessarily cause disease, and can actually cause a role in its prevention.

Take Control of Your Health


In large part, you're in control of your health, not your doctor. And taking control of your health doesn't really depend on whether or not you have medical conditions.

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3 Hot Nutrition Trends: Healthy or Gimmicky?
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
When I attended the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Atlanta earlier this week, I was on a mission. Sure, I wanted to network with my friends and colleagues, eat and drink at fun restaurants, go to a karaoke ...
Food Expo reveals new "Power Foods"MyFox Atlanta

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WPTV

Nutrition Myths Debunked
WPTV
If you eat fat-free you won't gain weight. Carbs make you fat. You'll put on weight if you eat after 8pm. Just a few nutrition claims that have been made over the years, that aren't necessarily true. Dietitian Chrissy Barth founder of “Nutrit. LSTV ...

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New nutrition rules eat into school fundraisers
TBO.com
LAND O' LAKES — Pasco County School Board members expressed frustration this week about new federal standards that forced schools to change their a la carte offerings in cafeterias and their rules for fundraisers involving food. The Smart Snacks in ...



Scientific American

How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb from Food?
Scientific American
What factors determine how much (or how little) nutrition we get from our food?” There are, in fact, lots of things that influence what percentage of vitamins and minerals are absorbed, such as the other foods you eat at the same meal, how they are ...



University Herald

Purdue getting regional nutrition, obesity center
Indianapolis Business Journal
Purdue said Wednesday that nutrition policy professor Dennis Savaiano will lead the North Central Nutrition Education Center of Excellence at the school. Collaborating with Purdue will be researchers from the University of Missouri, Michigan State ...
Purdue University Unveils Plan to Launch Nutrition Research CenterUniversity Herald
Purdue's New Nutrition Center Will Work To Reduce ObesityIndiana Public Media

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Good nutrition during the first 1000 days of life is critically important
Washington Post
There has been a lot of focus in recent years on kids' nutrition — the obesity epidemic, getting kids to move, changing the way they eat at school. That's all good and helpful (we think and hope). But what if we started earlier? What if healthy eating ...



Sounding off on purported plans to create UN Nutrition
Devex
“There is no effort underway to create a new body entitled UN Nutrition,” said Lucy Sullivan, executive director of 1,000 Days, an initiative to prevent undernutrition among young children, in a written comment to the story, citing conversations with ...



University Herald

Many in US have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worst
Medical Xpress
To determine how these physical or mental difficulties can affect nutrition, University of Illinois researchers analyzed two waves of self-reported food and supplement consumption data from 11,811 adults, more than 4,200 of whom qualified as disabled.
Study: Many in US have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worstHealthCanal.com
Many Americans Have Poor NutritionUniversity Herald

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Nutrition Advocates Argue Against "Free Pass" for Colorado Schools
Public News Service
Michael Booth, managing editor of the Colorado Health Foundation's Health Elevations, recently researched an article on the topic and found many Colorado school systems are finding ways to meet nutrition standards, and act as a "lever" in the effort to ...



Mead Johnson Nutrition Profit Rises 9.5%
Wall Street Journal
The Glenview, Ill.-based company, which makes nutritional products such as Enfamil baby formula, has seen improved sales in recent years because of growth in emerging and developing markets. However, high commodity costs have pressured its margins ...
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN) Issues FY14 Earnings Guidancesleekmoney
Mead Johnson Nutrition Q3 Profit Rises; Affirms Full Year GuidanceNasdaq
Mead Johnson Nutrition CO (MJN) Releases Quarterly Earnings, Beats ...Ticker Report
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