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Too many overfortified foods can be harmful - Poughkeepsie Journal

Sat, 2014-08-30 21:51

Too many overfortified foods can be harmful
Poughkeepsie Journal
"Research consistently shows that the nutrient amounts and types found in whole foods provide optimal nutrition as well as least risk," says Ashley Koff, a registered dietitian and a former ad executive for kid's cereals and snack bars. "We owe it to ...

Rising carbon dioxide levels may reduce the nutritional value of important foods - Public Radio International

Sat, 2014-08-30 09:16

Public Radio International

Rising carbon dioxide levels may reduce the nutritional value of important foods
Public Radio International
The crops included rice, wheat, soybeans, maize, field peas and sorghum — plant groups that are central to human nutrition around the world. The study's lead author, Sam Myers, says they found significant reductions in zinc, iron and protein in grain ...

COACHING KAMP: Nutrition starts at home - Victor Post

Thu, 2014-08-28 15:12

COACHING KAMP: Nutrition starts at home
Victor Post
However, in nutritional and medical studies, it has been proven that one meal at school does not make or break a student athlete's nutritional needs. Rather it is the whole day, and the days leading up to games or practices that determine if an athlete ...

Good nutrition and regular exercise - The keys to stay healthy - Times of Oman

Thu, 2014-08-28 02:03

Times of Oman

Good nutrition and regular exercise - The keys to stay healthy
Times of Oman
A nutritious diet that meets your body's nutritional and energy needs, coupled with an active lifestyle, is the key to optimum health and wellbeing and for optimum health, all of the energy we expend in activities must be balanced by the energy we ...

8 Best Diet & Nutrition Apps - Tom's Guide

Wed, 2014-08-27 12:19

8 Best Diet & Nutrition Apps
Tom's Guide
Fooducate (Android, iOS) helps you shop and eat healthy by allowing you to quickly pull up nutritional information about food products from barcodes, as well as by helping you make sense of nutritional labels. The app displays a letter grade from A-D ...

5 Best Nutrients for Better Health and Beauty - AARP News (blog)

Tue, 2014-08-26 12:23

AARP News (blog)

5 Best Nutrients for Better Health and Beauty
AARP News (blog)
I love today's instant access to all kinds of nutritional information, but sometimes it leads merely to confusion. Blueberry yogurt Every morning, it seems, yet another expert pops up on national television, claiming to possess the very latest research ...

Kids' snacking tidbits from nutrition expert - The Rushville Republican

Tue, 2014-08-26 08:09

Kids' snacking tidbits from nutrition expert
The Rushville Republican
... an assistant professor of nutrition science. “The energy included in a snack might be similar to what a child consumes in a meal, and children should be consuming enough of certain nutrients to go along with that energy. There are a lot of choices ...

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Kids' snacking tidbits from nutrition expert - HealthCanal.com

Tue, 2014-08-26 02:56

Kids' snacking tidbits from nutrition expert
HealthCanal.com
... an assistant professor of nutrition science. “The energy included in a snack might be similar to what a child consumes in a meal, and children should be consuming enough of certain nutrients to go along with that energy. There are a lot of choices ...

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Children may be eating too many nutrients - St. George Daily Spectrum

Mon, 2014-08-25 22:39

St. George Daily Spectrum

Children may be eating too many nutrients
St. George Daily Spectrum
Twenty-seven of 1,000 brands of snack bars studied (including Balance, Kind and Marathon bars) were fortified with 50 percent or more of the adult Daily Value for at least one of these nutrients. EWG researchers based their analysis on Nutrition Facts ...

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Milk would no longer qualify as an excellent source of vitamin D or a good ... - FoodNavigator-USA.com

Mon, 2014-08-25 08:31

FoodNavigator-USA.com

Milk would no longer qualify as an excellent source of vitamin D or a good ...
FoodNavigator-USA.com
FDA proposals to increase the RDI for certain nutrients as part of an overhaul of the Nutrition Facts panel mean that milk would no longer qualify as an excellent source of vitamin D or a good source of potassium, while some cheeses and yogurts could ...

AU: Indigenous foods could be key to human nutrition in the future - FreshPlaza

Mon, 2014-08-25 06:32

AU: Indigenous foods could be key to human nutrition in the future
FreshPlaza
... there are hundreds of less well-known vegetables packed with vitamins and minerals, such as moringa leaves, bitter melon, leafy nightshade and amaranth, to name just a few, that can add much-needed nutritional diversity to diets,” Dr Keatinge said.

What are the health benefits of sweet potatoes? - Medical News Today

Mon, 2014-08-25 01:10

Medical News Today

What are the health benefits of sweet potatoes?
Medical News Today
Sweet potatoes pack a powerful nutritional punch. They have got over 400% of your daily needs for vitamin A in one medium spud, as well as loads of fiber and potassium. They have got more grams of natural sugars than regular potato but more overall ...

When nutrition turns unhealthy - Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Sat, 2014-08-23 09:45

When nutrition turns unhealthy
Jacksonville Journal-Courier
And 27 of 1,000 brands of snack bars studied (including Balance, Kind and Marathon bars) were fortified with 50 percent or more of the adult Daily Value for at least one of these nutrients. EWG researchers based their analysis on Nutrition Facts labels ...

Nutritional research helps improve care home menus - Medical Xpress

Sat, 2014-08-23 05:37

Medical Xpress

Nutritional research helps improve care home menus
Medical Xpress
Hadrian Healthcare Group commissioned research by Carole Marshall, a registered nutritionist at Northumbria, to identify how their meals could provide improved nutrition and hydration for their residents. Carole's recommended changes included replacing ...

Indigenous plants, fruits and vegetables could be key to human nutrition in ... - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 2014-08-23 00:19

Indigenous plants, fruits and vegetables could be key to human nutrition in ...
NEWS.com.au
... and ignored nutrition, it has been falling slowly,” Dr Dyno Keatinge said. “Cabbages, lettuce or cucumber have almost no nutrients in them.” Now scientists are looking to indigenous plants as a better source of vital nutrients humans need to remain ...

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Dear EarthTalk: Is over-fortified food dangerous to our health? - EarthTechling

Thu, 2014-08-21 10:01

Dear EarthTalk: Is over-fortified food dangerous to our health?
EarthTechling
And 27 of 1,000 brands of snack bars studied (including Balance, Kind and Marathon bars) were fortified with 50 percent or more of the adult Daily Value for at least one of these nutrients. EWG researchers based their analysis on Nutrition Facts labels ...

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DSM Explains Links between Nutrition and the Effects of Air Pollution at ... - World Bakers

Wed, 2014-08-20 06:23

DSM Explains Links between Nutrition and the Effects of Air Pollution at ...
World Bakers
The theme of this year's conference, which is sponsored by DSM, will be the 'importance of nutrition in daily life and advancing towards the better and healthier future'. Leading scientific experts will discuss the role of nutrients in addressing ...

Nutrition plays key role in eye disease prevention - The Spokesman Review

Tue, 2014-08-19 11:27

Nutrition plays key role in eye disease prevention
The Spokesman Review
Yes, carrots are good for your eyes. But so are king crab, cantaloupe and canola oil. While eating nutrient-rich food and maintaining a healthy weight won't fix near- or farsightedness, they can help eyes work more efficiently – improving night vision ...

Coming to a grocery store near you: proposed changes to Canadian nutrition ... - Lexology (registration)

Mon, 2014-08-18 05:38

Coming to a grocery store near you: proposed changes to Canadian nutrition ...
Lexology (registration)
Last month, the Government of Canada launched a series of public consultations regarding proposed changes to the federal nutrition labelling requirements. Some notable proposed changes include revisions to the format and declared nutrients in the ...

Nutritional Breakthroughs Help Pets Sustain Brain Health As They Grow Older ... - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Mon, 2014-08-18 05:27

Nutritional Breakthroughs Help Pets Sustain Brain Health As They Grow Older ...
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The solution, a new Brain Protection Blend™ (BPB), is a nutritional enrichment that targets metabolic changes and risk factors linked to brain aging. It is designed for pets to start consuming in middle age. The BPB can help maintain cognitive ...

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