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Nutrition Information

Top Ten Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain


Did you know the average American gains 5-7 pounds every year between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day? That equates to ingesting at least 17,500 more calories than you burn on a daily basis during that time period. At a minimum, that equals nearly 500 extra calories per day on average over that stretch of days.

Carbohydrates - Good or Bad?


Carbohydrates have gotten a lot of bad press in the past few years with the advent of low carb diets, but the truth is that not all carbohydrates are "bad" and, in fact, your body needs carbs to survive.Many people mistakenly believe that eating bacon, eggs and steak will set them on the road to a thinner body with increased energy and good health, but this is not the case.

Food for Potential Energy


FOOD (Macro-nutrients)One of the most important aspects of hill walking or trekking and adventure holidays is to maintain your calorie intake to keep pace with the terrain & amount of equipment you are carrying.The best ratio for active people is:CARBOHYDRATES50-60% Simple carbs.

Nutrition For Your Young Athlete


Nutrition is extremely important for any young person,especially an athletic one, and even more so during thedevelopmental years of their life. Whether your child isinvolved in soccer or football, gymnastics or swimming orLittle League, he or she needs a good nutritive balance inorder to be successful in any endeavor.

7 Bad Eating Habits You Should Change Immediately


People are obsessed with dieting and weight loss! Don't believeme? Just tune-in to any source of advertising..

5 Ways to Get the Best Out of Radishes


They sit left behind on relish trays. They're often by-passed ingrocery store refrigerator shelves.

5 Secrets of Reading Food Labels Revealed


Whether you're concerned about cancer, cardiovascular disease,diabetes, or simply losing weight, you want to eat a healthy dietand focus on foods that are high in vitamins, minerals, andphytonutrients, and balanced in fats, carbs, proteins.There is only one way to incorporate healthy foods into our dietand that is to make the decision to do it! Practical informationabout the nutrition and safety of the foods we consume isabsolutely vital in making this decision.

The 9 Most Common Mistakes to Avoid When Reading a Food Label


NutrientsFat, Sugar, Sodium and CarbohydrateThe sections on a food label shows the name of a nutrient and theamount of that nutrient provided by one serving of food. You mayneed to know this information, especially if you have high bloodpressure, diabetes or are eating a diet that restricts certainnutrients such as sodium or carbohydrates.

9 Tips to Stop Food Cravings and Help You With Your Diet


Most of us are "regular" people. We don't eat the perfect dietall the time and have our struggles with food, same as everyoneelse.

3 Important Differences Between White Bread and Whole Wheat


For any kid who grew up eating doughy, thick Wonder Bread forlunch, the encouragement by dietitians and nutritionists toswitch to whole wheat bread can be a tough transition.Bread, like any other part of our diet, is an acquired taste.

4 Important Facts You Should Know About Whey Protein


Are you concerned about taking care of your body before and afterstrenuous activities or workouts? Do you try to avoid supplementsthat contain additives and possible side effects?If you are interested in better health and improved physicalfitness you have surely heard that bodybuilders and otherathletes are turning to a simple, natural supplement called wheyprotein.WHY DO ATHLETES USE WHEY PROTEIN?Protein levels are depleted through exercise.

Discover Which Fruit and Vegetables Help Relieve Arthritic Pain


If you or someone you know suffers from rheumatoid arthritis, youknow how painful and debilitating it can be. If you haven'twalked a mile in those shoes, you can't imagine how frustratingit can be.

5 Tips for Dining Out and Eating Healthily


Here's food for thought! Did you know the average restaurant mealhas over 1,000 calories? That's enough to blow any healthy eatingplan. Fortunately, by following a few simple guidelines, you candine out without having to sacrifice good taste and nutrition.

Discover How to Grow Your Own Source of Vitamins, Fiber, Proteins, and More


Sprouts not only taste good, but they are also a great source ofvitamins, fiber, protein, anti-oxidants, and enzymes. A sprout isproduced when a seed starts growing into a vegetable.

How The Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health


When was the last time you consumed soda? Most likely, it wasn't that long ago. You may even drink several cans or bottles each day.

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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 ...

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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 ...
Nutrition rules eat into school fundraisersSuncoast News

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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 ...



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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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 ...



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 ...



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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News from Rutgers

Nestlé Nutrition Partners With Rutgers University‒Newark and Program For ...
News from Rutgers
On October 29, Rutgers University‒Newark and Nestlé Nutrition U.S. will unveil a partnership to promote nutrition, health and wellness for expectant mothers and families with young children living in the Newark Fairmount Promise Neighborhood.



University Herald

Many Americans Have Poor Nutrition
University Herald
"Policymakers and activists for the disabled traditionally have focused primarily on improving transportation options and the physical accessibility of buildings, roads, paths and parking lots," An said. "Now it's time for them to turn their attention ...
Study: Many in US have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worstEurekAlert (press release)

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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 ...


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