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Essentials of reading nutrition labels, how to spot less than ideal foods - Kansas State Collegian

Thu, 2014-10-30 00:59

Essentials of reading nutrition labels, how to spot less than ideal foods
Kansas State Collegian
Every nutrition label has a footnote, which indicates the amount of nutrients added in a food. The footnote includes a list of the “percent daily value” for the product, which is based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. This is good to use as a reference ...

A Red Light for Food Labels - Harvard Crimson

Wed, 2014-10-29 19:55

A Red Light for Food Labels
Harvard Crimson
A senior thesis project involving the labeling of foods based on nutritional value came under fire recently as members of the Eating Concerns Hotline and Outreach (ECHO) program voiced concerns about its effects on those suffering or recovering from ...

For Front-of-Package Labeling, Is More Information Better? - Nutritional Outlook

Wed, 2014-10-29 10:16

Nutritional Outlook

For Front-of-Package Labeling, Is More Information Better?
Nutritional Outlook
“In general, the more nutrition information on the front of the package, the better consumers were at identifying and comprehending nutritional attributes of the food,” IFIC stated in a press release. Notably, IFIC added, consumers with the lowest ...

6 Factors To Evaluate The Nutrition In Your Forage Supply - Beef Magazine (blog)

Tue, 2014-10-28 17:05

6 Factors To Evaluate The Nutrition In Your Forage Supply
Beef Magazine (blog)
Winter is just around the corner, and that means it's time to round up hay to get through the cold long months. Whether you bale your own or purchase it from a neighbor, knowing the nutritional value of your forage supply is crucial to getting the most ...

I love to eat squash this time of year. Is one healthier than the others? - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 2014-10-28 13:35

Medical News Today

I love to eat squash this time of year. Is one healthier than the others?
The Globe and Mail
(My nutrient showdown includes butternut, acorn, hubbard and spaghetti squashes, the four varieties that have complete nutritional information.) Winter squash delivers on the nutrition front. In general, it's a good source of magnesium and potassium ...
What are the health benefits of butternut squash?Medical News Today

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Breaking down the nutritional claims of a butter coffee - The Globe and Mail

Tue, 2014-10-28 12:47

Breaking down the nutritional claims of a butter coffee
The Globe and Mail
Butter coffee, the latest trend in caffeinated drinks, is as simple to make as it sounds. The recipe, give or take a teaspoon, is straightforward: hot water, espresso, coconut oil and grass-fed butter. Drop it all in a blender, and out comes a frothy ...

Most Americans Don't Get Enough Nutrients, But They Consume Over-The-Top ... - Medical Daily

Tue, 2014-10-28 11:39

Medical Daily

Most Americans Don't Get Enough Nutrients, But They Consume Over-The-Top ...
Medical Daily
Meanwhile, it's time for other Americans to take control of their own diets and nutritional intake. A 2012 report from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine found that many Americans lack basic information about proper nutrition. For ...

mix1's newly formulated natural nutritional protein shakes are now available ... - CNNMoney

Tue, 2014-10-28 05:05

mix1's newly formulated natural nutritional protein shakes are now available ...
CNNMoney
Mix1 Life, Inc., ("MIXX" or "mix1"), is the innovator and distributor of mix1 natural nutritional products. Here at Mix1 the philosophy is pretty simple: we only create products with natural, high-quality ingredients that are truly functional. We ...

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Producers discuss latest research at cattle VIP events - Agri-View

Tue, 2014-10-28 02:50

Producers discuss latest research at cattle VIP events
Agri-View
The underlying theme behind all of this research is the concept of Sustained Nutrition: Purina's nutritional program that emphasizes a 365 days per year approach to feeding cattle. Ron Scott, director of cattle research with Purina Animal Nutrition ...

Five ways to get more nutritional bang for your buck - Vancouver Sun

Mon, 2014-10-27 18:52

Vancouver Sun

Five ways to get more nutritional bang for your buck
Vancouver Sun
Here are a few ways to get a better nutritional bang for your buck: LEGUMES. Chickpeas and beans come dried and canned, offering fibre, polyunsaturated fatty acids and culinary flexibility. Recent studies show that chickpeas moderate cholesterol and ...

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Revised Food Labels Still Won't Tell Whole Story - New York Times (blog)

Mon, 2014-10-27 14:31

New York Times (blog)

Revised Food Labels Still Won't Tell Whole Story
New York Times (blog)
The Nutrition Facts label, mandated by Congress on processed food packages since 1990, was designed to help Americans consume a more nutritious diet. If manufacturers had to reveal the nutrients and calories in foods, the reasoning went, they might be ...
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Check for Sugars on Nutrition LabelsNewswise (press release)

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Most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended levels of key nutrients - News-Medical.net

Sun, 2014-10-26 23:45

Most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended levels of key nutrients
News-Medical.net
A new study finds that most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average. An estimated 10 to 25 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of ...

Reap the nutritional power of pumpkin - Poughkeepsie Journal

Sat, 2014-10-25 22:18

Poughkeepsie Journal

Reap the nutritional power of pumpkin
Poughkeepsie Journal
The big beautiful fruit is easy to grow, full of nutrition, and beautiful enough to make it a household decoration. It is much more than a jack-o-lantern or pie. Some have even seen the big, round, heavy pumpkin as a symbol for the world. In Chinese ...

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Healthy or fattening? Nutritional values of 8 kopitiam drinks - AsiaOne

Sat, 2014-10-25 18:45

AsiaOne

Healthy or fattening? Nutritional values of 8 kopitiam drinks
AsiaOne
SINGAPORE - With the weather in Singapore predicted to get even hotter, it is all the more important to stay hydrated, particularly if you exercise frequently outdoors. Our bodies are made up of about 60 per cent water, which is needed to help to keep ...

Is There a Risk in Premix Overages? - Nutritional Outlook

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:36

Is There a Risk in Premix Overages?
Nutritional Outlook
Everyone knows nutrients can degrade over time, whether from heat, light, pH, or some other environmental influence. In order to ensure nutrient content claims on food and dietary supplement products, manufacturers can employ overages for ingredients ...

Disabled People In The US Have Poor Nutrition - Science 2.0

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:03

Science Codex

Disabled People In The US Have Poor Nutrition
Science 2.0
A new study finds that though most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, those with disabilities do substantially worse. At least 10 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of disability, from those who ...
Many in US have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worstMedical Xpress
Study: Many in US have poor nutrition, with the disabled doing worstEurekAlert (press release)

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Environmental Nutrition: Antinutrients in foods? Don't worry about them - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2014-10-22 20:02

Environmental Nutrition: Antinutrients in foods? Don't worry about them
Chicago Tribune
There has been a lot of negative talk about antinutrients in plant foods. So, what are antinutrients? They are compounds -- found naturally in whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans and leafy greens -- that may decrease nutritional value of foods by making ...

How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb from Food? - Scientific American

Wed, 2014-10-22 05:41

Scientific American

How Much Nutrition Do You Absorb from Food?
Scientific American
The USDA maintains a huge database of the nutritional composition of thousands of foods. If you look up "banana" in the National Nutrient database, you will see that a medium banana contains 422 mg of potassium. But that is just an average—in this ...

Resources on campus support student nutrition - MSU State News

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:52

Resources on campus support student nutrition
MSU State News
On campus, nutritional organizations and programs encourage students to eat well, but many students don't consume enough fruits and vegetables because of their lack of time. “I have class all day and oftentimes work right after,” said veterinary ...

Program helps cancer patients with decisions on nutrition - Greenville News

Tue, 2014-10-21 20:45

Greenville News

Program helps cancer patients with decisions on nutrition
Greenville News
It's also important to consider individual nutritional needs because during treatment, cancer patients need more calories, she said. Greene, 60, was diagnosed in 2010. After having lumpectomies and radiation, she's been on tamoxifen to block estrogen ...