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Boost nutrition by adding weeds to your diet - Colorado Springs Gazette

Sat, 2014-08-16 01:36

Boost nutrition by adding weeds to your diet
Colorado Springs Gazette
Still not convinced of the nutritional benefits of wild edibles? Have a look at the nutrients in lambsquarters compared to all those good-for-you-vegetables. It takes top place for calcium, riboflavin and vitamin B6. It takes second place for ...

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Dive into sea vegetables for splash of key nutrients - Buffalo News

Fri, 2014-08-15 22:39

Dive into sea vegetables for splash of key nutrients
Buffalo News
Seaweed, algae, sea vegetables – no matter what you call them, these plants from the sea have been a delicious, nutritious part of our diet for centuries. Grown in the mineral-dense environment of the sea, they're packed with nutrients including iodine ...

'Beware mothers! Your child is missing out on his daily nutrition' - Times of India

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:58

'Beware mothers! Your child is missing out on his daily nutrition'
Times of India
While short-term deficiency of these can be rectified immediately with a nutritious diet, long-term deficiency can lead to impaired cognitive and physical development in children. It is important that persisting nutritional gaps in children's diets be ...

'Beware mothers! Your child is missing out on his daily nutrition' - Times of India

Thu, 2014-08-14 09:58

'Beware mothers! Your child is missing out on his daily nutrition'
Times of India
While short-term deficiency of these can be rectified immediately with a nutritious diet, long-term deficiency can lead to impaired cognitive and physical development in children. It is important that persisting nutritional gaps in children's diets be ...

Nutrition expert attacks 'outdated' weight loss theories - TVNZ

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:28

Nutrition expert attacks 'outdated' weight loss theories
TVNZ
The popular belief our body shape and size is entirely influenced by how much we eat compared to how much we exercise is an outdated concept that needs to change, a nutrition expert says. Nutritional Biochemist Dr Libby Weaver says that the calorie ...

Five Biggest Struggles with FDA's New Nutrition Label: Updated Daily Values - Nutritional Outlook

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:24

Nutritional Outlook

Five Biggest Struggles with FDA's New Nutrition Label: Updated Daily Values
Nutritional Outlook
While it's great news that nutrition labels will be based on updated Daily Values—which indicate to consumers what percentage a food's contents contribute to the daily recommended total for specific nutrients—this revamp may require companies to make ...

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Figs Have Nutritional and Medicinal Potential - Nutritional Outlook

Fri, 2014-08-08 14:44

Figs Have Nutritional and Medicinal Potential
Nutritional Outlook
The common fig (Ficus carica L.) isn't as popular as acaí or blueberry, but it's rife with nutrients and interesting phytochemicals. A recent review of fig health properties by Argentinean researchers in Food Chemistry reminds us that interest in this ...

Are nutrient deficiencies at the root of your health problems? - Ahwatukee Foothills News

Thu, 2014-08-07 05:01

Are nutrient deficiencies at the root of your health problems?
Ahwatukee Foothills News
Chronic illness, heavy use of medications and even periods of lengthy hospitalization are all reasons why we may end up with nutritional deficiencies. Long-term damage to the intestinal lining, also termed leaky gut, has been implicated as one of the ...

Enriching Feeding Tube Nutrition With Immune-Modulating Nutrients Does Not ... - Infection Control Today

Wed, 2014-08-06 08:10

Enriching Feeding Tube Nutrition With Immune-Modulating Nutrients Does Not ...
Infection Control Today
Among mechanically ventilated intensive care unit (ICU) patients, receipt of high-protein nutrition via a feeding tube enriched with immune-modulating nutrients (such as glutamine, omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidants) vs standard high-protein ...
Immune-Boosting Nutrients No Help in ICU PatientsMedPage Today
'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study SaysPhilly.com
No Benefit From Immune-Enhanced Enteral NutritionDoctors Lounge

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Immunomodulating Nutrients Not Helpful in Enteral Feeding - Medscape

Tue, 2014-08-05 22:14

Medscape

Immunomodulating Nutrients Not Helpful in Enteral Feeding
Medscape
However, the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism has concluded there is no general indication for administering immune-modulating nutrients to critically ill patients, whereas the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American ...
Immune-Boosting Nutrients No Help in ICU PatientsMedPage Today
Immune-modulating enteral nutrition does not reduce infections in the ICU2 Minute Medicine
Receipt of nutrition via feeding tube may be harmful for ICU patientsNews-Medical.net
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Immune-Boosting Nutrients No Help in ICU Patients - MedPage Today

Tue, 2014-08-05 14:36

Medscape

Immune-Boosting Nutrients No Help in ICU Patients
MedPage Today
The issue has been controversial, van Zanten and colleagues noted. Critically ill patients are at risk of serious nutritional deficits as well as infection, and it seems possible that immune-modulating nutrients might help modulate such things as ...
Immunomodulating Nutrients Not Helpful in Enteral FeedingMedscape
Receipt of nutrition via feeding tube may be harmful for ICU patientsNews-Medical.net
Immune-modulating enteral nutrition does not reduce infections in the ICU2 Minute Medicine
HealthDay
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AbbVie, CFRI partner to raise awareness of nutritional needs of CF patients ... - pharmabiz.com

Tue, 2014-08-05 01:33

AbbVie, CFRI partner to raise awareness of nutritional needs of CF patients ...
pharmabiz.com
AbbVie, a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company, and Cystic Fibrosis Research, a nonprofit organization, announced a partnership to expand awareness of proper nutritional habits in the cystic fibrosis (CF) community through the CFChef Shares ...

Nutrition basics help fight child obesity - The Mercury

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:38

Nutrition basics help fight child obesity
The Mercury
Nutrients—choose a variety of nutrient-dense foods. Try to get 20 percent or more of protein, fiber, and some essential vitamins and minerals (such as vitamin C and calcium) in a single serving; but limit your intake of saturated fats and sodium to 5 ...

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity - Food Consumer

Mon, 2014-08-04 14:10

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Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity
Food Consumer
If you want to know how many calories or nutrients they have, you can look on the Internet. Blakely also says parents and kids should pay attention to portion sizes and make sure everyone in the family knows how to use the Nutrition Facts label to ...
Sugar label proposal draws opposition as FDA review kicks offWJLA
Health officials: 5 steps to better food labelsBaxter Bulletin
Food fight builds as US regulators weigh 'added sugar' labelPrairie Business

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Do You Know About the New Nutrition Labels Coming To a Store Near You? - Huffington Post Canada

Mon, 2014-08-04 10:09

Do You Know About the New Nutrition Labels Coming To a Store Near You?
Huffington Post Canada
Nutrients that many of us want to limit such as sodium, fat and sugar, will be grouped together and listed in the upper portion of the label. Nutrients we want to get more of such as fibre, vitamins and minerals, will appear together in the lower ...
Improving information on food labelsmySteinbach.ca (blog)

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Nutrition support protocol effective in increasing nutrients provided to ... - News-Medical.net

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:28

Nutrition support protocol effective in increasing nutrients provided to ...
News-Medical.net
Varying practices and frequent lapses in nutrition delivery can put critically ill patients at greater risk for malnutrition and associated complications, according to an article in the August issue of Critical Care Nurse (CCN). "Interruptions in ...

Processed Food Is Vital in US Diet, Nutrition Society States - Medscape

Fri, 2014-08-01 09:16

Medscape

Processed Food Is Vital in US Diet, Nutrition Society States
Medscape
Processed foods are an important part of the US food supply and ensure that Americans have food to eat (food security) and food that meets nutritional guideline requirements (nutrition security), according to a controversial scientific statement issued ...

Fortified Plant-Based Foods to Amp Up Your Nutrition - One Green Planet

Thu, 2014-07-31 09:16

One Green Planet

Fortified Plant-Based Foods to Amp Up Your Nutrition
One Green Planet
I am so thankful for nutritional yeast for not only its cheese-like taste, but also because it is fortified with B12. This vitamin is crucial for energy production. Use nutritional yeast to supplement your B12 intake and try it in these recipes: Tofu ...

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Saturated Fat to Blame for Our Nutritional Woes? - American Thinker (blog)

Thu, 2014-07-31 04:46

Saturated Fat to Blame for Our Nutritional Woes?
American Thinker (blog)
For a half-century, the idea that saturated fat in foods raises cholesterol and, consequently, causes heart attacks was dogma ostensibly justifying government regulation. The attacks on dietary fat have increased in recent years due to the “war on obesity.

Nutrition Society paper on processed food draws colleagues' ire - 89.3 KPCC

Wed, 2014-07-30 06:30

89.3 KPCC

Nutrition Society paper on processed food draws colleagues' ire
89.3 KPCC
But some experts believe focusing on delivering better nutrition through processed foods is a mistake. While processed foods are a significant part of Americans' diet, "to say that getting nutrients from processed foods is a good thing and should ...

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