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Nutrition Information

Organic Eating - Why Bother?


Originally, all foods were "organic" - grown and prepared without pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, hormones, irradiation to prevent spoilage, and microwave cooking.Our food these days, whether of vegetable or animal origin, is not only deficient in nutrients but also full of pollutants and farm chemicals.

Fluoride Damages Childrens Bones, Study Says


White-spotted or yellow splotched teeth may reveal more than needed expensive cosmetic dentistry.Children with fluoride-discolored teeth (dental fluorosis) are more likely to have bone damage, according to a study published in the journal "Fluoride.

Mangos: Treat Your Skin and Your Taste Buds


Mango is my favorite fruit next to pineapples. They're sweet, juicy and delicious.

A Background to Dietary Fiber


Fiber is the part of the plant that is resistant to hydrolysis (A chemical decomposition in which a substance is split into simpler compounds by the addition or the taking up of the elements of water) by human digestive enzymes and, with the exception of lignin, fibers are complex carbohydrates. These include pectin, gums, mucilages, hemicellulose, polysaccharides cellulose, and nonpolysaccharide lignins.

Magnesium Deficiency Causes Personality Change and WLS Patients are at Risk


Have you ever felt like you were completely losing your mind? Like the world was swallowing you up and little things were out of your control and unmanageable? Like you were confused, tired, out of sorts and simply wanted to collapse? Has everyday noise become intolerably loud in your head?That's how I was feeling a few months ago. I was confident I'd lost my mind and suffered a serious change of personality (for the worse, I may add).

The Toxic Truth About Artificial Sweeteners


The problem with sugar is that it doesn't contain any nutrients so when you consume too much you crowd out room for healthier foods. In fact, it is estimated that on average, Americans consume over 200 pounds of refined sugar annually.

The Virtues of Water


Did you know that much of our dry skin comes from not drinking enough water? If your skin is dehydrated, then what is drying up on the inside? The human body is over 70% water. Water is not only important for hydration, it is the primary transporter of nutrients throughout the body and is essential for proper bodily functions including elimination.

Green Tea and Your Health


Green tea has been used as for medical remedies in China since ancient times. It was said to have many health benefits and be a remedy for many ailments.

Fibromyalgia: How Simple Sugars Turned Fatigue into Energy


Several years ago, Marilyn M. couldn't even spell fibromyalgia.

You Are What You Eat


Your magnificent machine is, in fact, a symbiotic collection of diverse, yet related sub-systems, coordinated and operated by a three pound mass of wrinkled gray matter known as your brain. Yes, our bodies are a true miracle, a wonder to behold.

Healing Power of 8 Sugars: An Amazing Breakthrough in Nutrition


"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed.

Enzymes and Raw Food - Can You Cheat Time and Stay Young for Longer?


I'm going to be a bit radical here, but know that I'm only encouraging you to question and think and ideally do your own research, both theory and practice. I'm pretty confident that you'll thank me for it.

Meal Planning: Your Ticket to Freedom


It's 5:30 p.m.

Who Said Bananas Are Not Good For You?


After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again.Bananas: Containing three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fibre, a banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.

Food Labels: Fact or Fiction?


How often do you pick up items at the grocery and scan the labels? Do you understand them? Ever wonder if they are really accurate? Many consumers probably glance at them, but based on the current obesity rate today it seems as if people should pay more attention.Selling food is a big business.

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MORE RESOURCES:

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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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 ...



Food and Nutrition Journal Now Published by SAGE
InfoToday.com
SAGE Publications will take over publication of the Food and Nutrition Bulletin, a peer-reviewed journal that was previously the official publication of the International Nutrition Foundation. Researchers, academics, nutrition policymakers, and ...



Duluth News Tribune

Nutrition: A look at ancient grains
Duluth News Tribune
There is, however, a big difference in the nutrition of processed grains and whole grains. Whole grains have a much higher nutritional value than their processed counterparts. A minimum of 50 percent of the grains consumed on a daily basis should be ...



WKBN.com

School lunches are balancing act of nutrition, cost
WKBN.com
They not only have to meet First Lady Michelle Obama's stricter guidelines for nutrition, but they also have to balance the cost of actually putting the meals on students' trays. Most school cafeterias in the Valley are not just paying for the food the ...



Anderson Independent Mail

Farmers Markets to host nutrition program application events June 3-5
Anderson Independent Mail
ANDERSON COUNTY - On June 3-5, Anderson County seniors may apply for produce vouchers as part of the Farmers' Market Nutrition Program for Seniors. The Anderson County Senior Citizens Program and Anderson County, in partnership with the South ...



Orlando Sentinel

Congress must reauthorize Child Nutrition Act: My Word
Orlando Sentinel
The National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, Summer Food Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program and WIC (Women, Infant and Children under 5 years old) programs, known collectively as the "Child Nutrition Act," feeds an ...



LifeHealthPro

What should health plan “nutrition labels” say about drugs?
LifeHealthPro
Doctors and drug manufacturers want health plans to give consumers more information about drug coverage right up front. The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) are asking ...



KIMT 3

Sack lunch nutrition
KIMT 3
MASON CITY, Iowa – Schools across the country are working to make student lunches more nutritious, but what happens when parents choose to pack a sack lunch with some not so healthy items? One Colorado mother found out the hard way. After running ...



Washington Week Ahead: Senate prepares for TPA debate, examines school ...
Agri-Pulse
Meanwhile, the Senate Agriculture Committee is gearing up to deal with several issues on its agenda by holding hearings on child nutrition programs and the federal Grain Standards Act. Both the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which authorized the ...


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