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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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WDIV Detroit

Letter: School's nutrition program is award winning
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Billerica's award winning nutrition program continues to meet tough USDA, federal and state nutrition standards for all school meals. This ensures that meals are healthy and well-balanced and provide students all the nutrition they need to succeed at ...
Child Nutrition Programs for the New School YearPR Newswire (press release)
If You Serve It, Will They Eat?City Journal
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At Packers training table, nutrition has become a science
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The Packers are emphasizing nutrition at practices this year. Clockwise from top left, defensive end Josh Boyd rehydrates; one of the snacks given to players during breaks; linebacker Mike Neal snacks during practice, and a training staff member ...



LiveBest: Nutrition has to taste good
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Perishable foods should not be left out of refrigeration for more than two hours -- but according to a survey by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, four out of five kids say they don't have access to a refrigerator at school. Help keep your child ...



Nutrition for the Whole Family
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Crystal Spangler, a nutrition specialist with Head Start and nutrition consultant for McDonald's, shares how she is helping Head Start aid local families and gives us the inside scoop on healthy eating at home and on the go. By Alissa Robertson | Photo ...



New York Daily News

Councilman Ben Kallos wants to set stricter nutrition standards for kids ...
New York Daily News
City officials want kids' fast-food meals to be not just happy β€” but also healthy. Councilman Ben Kallos is set to introduce a bill Thursday that would set stricter nutrition standards for kids' meals that come with toys. The proposed legislation ...

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School nutrition info online
Pueblo Chieftain
Parents can access information ranging from serving sizes and calories to fat counts and vitamin content of breakfast and lunch items. Dan Witt, director of nutrition services for District 70, said the program allows for parents whose children have ...

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READER SUBMITTED: Center To Host New Nutrition And Cooking Series
Hartford Courant
If so, join Bristol Hospital food and nutrition experts for this new series. Learn the how to use fiber-rich grains, enjoy enticing fruit and vegetable recipes and integrate more plant-based proteins into your diet. Classes include a cooking demo, food ...



The Guardian

Marc Van Amerigen, head of Gain, possibly nutrition's most polarising ...
The Guardian
β€œIt is worth remembering that nutrition didn't feature at all in the first set of goals. It was the forgotten MDG,” says Marc Van Amerigen. As the world this week marks 500 days until the end of the millennium development goals (MDGs), I get an ...



Philly.com (blog)

Food Diaries: Juliet Burgh of Unite Fitness
Philly.com (blog)
Today, as the Vice President and Nutrition Director of Unite Fitness, Burgh, CHHS, has established a 3-phase nutrition program that is tailored and customized to each client. In fact, Burgh has tailored her own nutrition plan numerous times, describing ...



Do Nutrition Rating Systems Encourage Healthier Spending Habits?
Science 2.0
They found that sales of less healthy foods – such as highly processed snack foods – fell by 8.31% when branded with a nutrition rating while the percentage of healthy food purchases rose by 1.39%. The authors also noticed that the use of the Guiding ...
Guiding starsEurekAlert (press release)

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