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15 Nutrients You Might Not Be Getting Enough Of In Your Diet & How To Fix It - Bustle

Thu, 2016-06-16 13:15

Bustle

15 Nutrients You Might Not Be Getting Enough Of In Your Diet & How To Fix It
Bustle
Yet, we might not consider nutrition when planning a meal, and so it's possible that we are missing out on less prevalent or less easily absorbable nutrients. "Only 33 percent of adults consume the recommended amounts of vegetables a day," says Alicia ...

Your Guide to Optimal Nutrition During Preganancy - EcoWatch

Thu, 2016-06-16 12:09

EcoWatch

Your Guide to Optimal Nutrition During Preganancy
EcoWatch
During pregnancy your body becomes more efficient at absorbing nutrients from your food, so you don't actually need any extra calories during the first three months (1). That said, you do need to eat approximately 340 extra calories per day in the ...

There's more to nutrition than reading the labels - MarketWatch

Thu, 2016-06-16 03:24

MarketWatch

There's more to nutrition than reading the labels
MarketWatch
First Lady Michelle Obama made news recently expressing her enthusiasm over the FDA modernizing the nutritional facts for packaged foods. It makes sense to me, after all knowledge is power. The more informed and aware we are as to what we are eating; ...

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Diet and skin: Your nutrition habits may be written all over your face - The Seattle Times

Wed, 2016-06-15 16:58

The Seattle Times

Diet and skin: Your nutrition habits may be written all over your face
The Seattle Times
While the manufacturers of antioxidant supplements would love to sell you on the promise of better skin, the truth is that the evidence for taking isolated nutrients in supplement form is inconclusive, and going overboard on antioxidants can actually ...

Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health - Nature.com

Wed, 2016-06-15 11:00

Nature.com

Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health
Nature.com
If we had used the EAR as our threshold, more than 50% of a nation's population would need to be deemed at risk of nutritional deficiency, which we feel is an irresponsibly high proportion required for raising an alarm. Second, our GENuS-derived ...
Fewer fish give rise to nutrition worriesHarvard Gazette
Falling fish catches could mean malnutrition in the developing worldUW Today
Ten per cent of world could face malnutrition as fish stocks tumbleThe Globe and Mail (subscription)

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Breaking down food myths: Stop demonizing food - Philly.com (blog)

Tue, 2016-06-14 02:00

Philly.com (blog)

Breaking down food myths: Stop demonizing food
Philly.com (blog)
... or villainizing a type of food - one day your cup of coffee is an indulgent treat and the next day it is associated with protective health benefits. This yo-yoing can cause confusion and may lead you to unnecessarily demonize foods and the ...

Balancing act: Vitamin efficiency an ongoing dietary debate - Pueblo Chieftain

Mon, 2016-06-13 23:48

Pueblo Chieftain

Balancing act: Vitamin efficiency an ongoing dietary debate
Pueblo Chieftain
But, experts point out, it's difficult to overdose on nutrients from eating food. Yet, who among us eats a perfectly balanced diet each day? So, yes, dietary supplements may be helpful in some cases. Mossige said hospitals use multivitamins at times ...

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New food labels coming this summer - Blue Springs Examiner

Mon, 2016-06-13 23:31

Blue Springs Examiner

New food labels coming this summer
Blue Springs Examiner
"Daily Values" for nutrients like sodium (salt) and dietary fiber are also being updated based on newer scientific findings. Daily Values are reference amounts of nutrients to consume or not to exceed. Those reference amounts are used to calculate the ...

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Waitrose to launch fresh chicken after innovation in the way they are fed - Daily Mail

Mon, 2016-06-13 17:19

Daily Mail

Waitrose to launch fresh chicken after innovation in the way they are fed
Daily Mail
Fresh chicken containing vital Omega 3, which is normally found in fish, is to go on sale on Wednesday at Waitrose in a nutrition revolution. The nutrient is key to a healthy heart and is also thought to be good for the eyesight and brain development ...

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7 Equine Nutrition Myths Busted - TheHorse.com

Mon, 2016-06-13 11:08

TheHorse.com

7 Equine Nutrition Myths Busted
TheHorse.com
... dirt-tasting. With regard to nutrients such as carbohydrates and protein, we know very little about horses' ability to self-regulate intake based on nutritional needs, but the high prevalence of obesity among horses certainly seems to disprove this ...

Pill popping dietary supplement danger - ABC10.com

Mon, 2016-06-13 07:57

ABC10.com

Pill popping dietary supplement danger
ABC10.com
But the dangers of dietary supplements are a pressing concern in the medical and nutrition industry. Dr. Lynn Hanna, professor and nutritionist at Sacramento State University, said most of these products are not regulated by the Food and Drug ...

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Nutrition Label Changes: More Help To Watch What You Eat - KERA News

Mon, 2016-06-13 07:34

KERA News

Nutrition Label Changes: More Help To Watch What You Eat
KERA News
Percentage Daily Value: “Basically that is telling you what percent of that nutrient you're getting in that portion size on the food label. And that percent is based on a 2,000 calorie a day diet. 2,000 calories is considered a standard diet for most ...
FDA about to change what is on food labels13WMAZ.com
Why You Might Want to Skip the "No-Label Diet" TrendShape Magazine
Makeover coming for food nutrition labelsReflejos

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Fish Nutrition on Global Stage - Twin Falls Times-News

Mon, 2016-06-13 02:05

Twin Falls Times-News

Fish Nutrition on Global Stage
Twin Falls Times-News
Better nutrition also allows for improved fish health. Heavy antibiotic use led to many problems in salmon production during the 1980s, Hardy said. Better understanding of the nutrients required by salmon along with vaccine development led to better ...

Rwanda: How Fasting Can Improve Your Health - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2016-06-13 00:45

Rwanda: How Fasting Can Improve Your Health
AllAfrica.com
"In case you have surplus food, it is better to share with others instead of overloading the body with unnecessary nutrients," she adds. Tabaro supplements her views explaining that consuming a lot of calories is useless because the body does not ...

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Science on the Hill: Fragile life underfoot has big impact on desert - Santa Fe New Mexican

Mon, 2016-06-13 00:00

Santa Fe New Mexican

Science on the Hill: Fragile life underfoot has big impact on desert
Santa Fe New Mexican
Research found increased erosion and reduced soil nutritional status. The microbial species that expanded to fill the vacancy left by cyanobacteria were not capable of pulling carbon dioxide out of the air and failed to fix nitrogen at previous levels ...

Excess moisture causing crop losses across Texas - ReporterNews.com

Sun, 2016-06-12 23:01

ReporterNews.com

Excess moisture causing crop losses across Texas
ReporterNews.com
Specific nutrient deficiencies in cotton can be viewed on the International Plant Nutrition Institute Web page at http://www.ipni.net/article/IPNI-3327. "Based on previous experience and conversations with people familiar with the Coastal Bend, I would ...

Good nutrition more critical than ever in battling disease - LifeZette

Sun, 2016-06-12 22:55

LifeZette

Good nutrition more critical than ever in battling disease
LifeZette
In addition, 35 percent of cancers are connected to poor nutrition. Many cancer patients have unhealthy eating habits even before diagnosis. Doctors attribute weight loss and malnutrition during cancer treatment to three things: 1.) decreased ...

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The Unseen - The New Yorker

Sun, 2016-06-12 22:00

The New Yorker

The Unseen
The New Yorker
Epstein questioned the prevailing assumption that the Great Plate Count Anomaly was tied to growth media—to simply finding the right nutrients. Too often, he thought, ... Clearly, more than nutrition was defining their behavior. Once you acknowledged ...

A guide to the new food labels, coming to a yogurt near you - The Seattle Times

Sun, 2016-06-12 07:11

The Seattle Times

A guide to the new food labels, coming to a yogurt near you
The Seattle Times
While current labels post recommended daily values for carbohydrates and fat, surprisingly a daily recommended value for sugar is not shown — until now. This is another helpful addition to the label. Knowing where a particular food product falls in ...
Beech: New food label changes aim to better inform consumershays Post
Extension expert: Use existing nutrition facts to eat healthier nowPenn State News
Nutrition Matters: Nutrition Facts Label Makeover—Will It Change The Way You Eat?CapeNews.net

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A two-pronged plan for fertilizing plants - Mail Tribune

Sun, 2016-06-12 01:13

A two-pronged plan for fertilizing plants
Mail Tribune
When plants need a quick shot of nutrition, processed (“chemical”) fertilizers are useful. This is because the nutrients contained in processed fertilizers are already in a form that mixes with water in the soil, so they are immediately available to ...