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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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New $1B global fund targets child nutrition
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Muscatine Journal

Lloyd joins Kent Nutrition Group
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Charleston Gazette

'Nutrition Nuts' champion fun in fitness
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Slate Magazine

The Science Behind Dietary Recommendations Isn't As Conclusive As You Think
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The potato industry recently scored a big victory, in what sounds at first like a familiar story of Big Ag winning out over public health. Eight years ago, over allegations of insufficient nutritional value, potatoes were excluded from a government ...



Dallas Morning News

Simple ways to boost nutrition
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One of the secrets to eating better is trade-offs you can live with — and even love. That's why I use avocado instead of cheese on my breakfast tacos. Out with the bad fats, in with the good. In the evolving world of good food choices, sometimes it's ...



Greenville News

Pickens student nutrition director named state Director of the Year
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Sally Nicholson, director of Student Nutrition Services for the Pickens County School District, has been named Director of the Year by the South Carolina School Nutrition Association, according to the district. The statewide honor recognizes “the ...



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Beech-Nut Nutrition Recalls Baby Food After Glass Found in Jar
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