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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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Ouachita Baptist University News

Dr. Detri Brech receives Outstanding Nutrition Educator Award
Ouachita Baptist University News
Detri Brech Ouachita Baptist University professor of dietetics Dr. Detri Brech was awarded the Outstanding Nutrition Educator Award during the recent Arkansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics annual meeting at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock.



USDA Awards Grants for Nutrition Education Programs in Tribal Communities
USDA.gov (press release)
GREEN BAY, Wis., April 15, 2014 - Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded over $700,000 in grants to support nutrition education programs for participants of USDA's Food ...

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Studey: Nutrition linked to aggression
StarNewsOnline.com
The authors argue that loss of self-control is a contributing factor to aggression between intimate partners, and that self-control is linked to nutrition. "Self-control requires energy, and that energy is provided in part by glucose," wrote lead study ...



Practical Nutrition: Balance Easter candy calories with other treats
Richmond Times Dispatch
More from Mary-Jo · Mary-Jo Sawyer · Read more advice from Mary-Jo Sawyer, a registered dietitian with VCU Medical Center, who shares nutrition information and recipe advice on TimesDispatch.com.

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Despite 1-vote April 5 defeat, no plan to put Nutrition Kitchen tax back on ballot
The Advocate
St. James Parish President Timmy Roussel has no plans to put a tax proposal back on the ballot to build a kitchen for parish social service programs unless the public asks for one after a similar tax failed by one vote April 5. The proposed Nutrition ...

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Cook of the Week: Elgin lunch lady balances nutrition, treats
Chicago Daily Herald
Blame it on her job, but Christina is also very concerned about nutrition. "Working at the schools has really opened my eyes and has influenced me in my cooking at home. I'm eating a lot of brown rice," she laughs. Christina is an avid vegetable gardener.



Birthday cupcakes exempt from nutrition guidelines
KRBD
kayhi. Last week, the Ketchikan School Board adopted new student nutrition and physical activity guidelines, but only after inserting a “cupcake clause.” The nutrition guidelines are part of the federal school lunch program's standards, but reach ...



Locally in Business: R3 Nutrition Center aims to get people moving
Fremont News Messenger
FREMONT — Before Ed Farson opened R3 Nutrition Center, 201 S. Front Street, three years ago he said he was overweight and had low energy. But through his business, programs and products he offers, Farson said he has not only been able to change his ...

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NUVO Newsweekly

Nutrition tips for Texas seniors
Your Houston News
The Food and Drug Administration has updated the Nutrition Facts label on packaged foods for the first time in 20 years. This is good news for Americans 68 and over who rely on these labels more than any other age group, with about 57 percent reading ...
Federal Government Threatens To Cut Georgia Food Stamp Program By $15 ...Patch.com
Compassion, hunger food aid and drug testingNUVO Newsweekly
People who get food stamps outnumber women who work full timeAmerican Thinker (blog)
The Republic
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Benefits of Alkaline-Forming Nutrition
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Although it's often overlooked, the foods you eat – and how they affect your body's pH – can impact a variety of health issues, from sleep to bone health to body composition. If you want to thrive, your body's pH level matters. By adding more alkaline ...


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