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5 Plant Protein Ingredients for Food and Drink - Nutritional Outlook

Thu, 2016-07-14 09:57

Nutritional Outlook

5 Plant Protein Ingredients for Food and Drink
Nutritional Outlook
But because the protein and other nutrients in their powder naturally lie within the algal cell wall, interactions with other ingredients remain limited, “enabling increased fortification in a white variety of foods,” Brooks says, including notoriously ...

Drew Ramsey Psychiatrist, Columbia University - Big Think

Thu, 2016-07-14 04:10

Big Think

Drew Ramsey Psychiatrist, Columbia University
Big Think
Ramsay is on a mission to translate nutrients that are hard to quantify into more practical food categories, to help people know what they're missing and how they can fill in their nutritional gaps. Eat Complete looks at phytonutrients, and how to ...

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Butterflies' diet impacts evolution of traits - UMN News

Wed, 2016-07-13 10:35

UMN News

Butterflies' diet impacts evolution of traits
UMN News
A new study led by University of Minnesota researcher Emilie Snell-Rood finds that access to some nutrients may be a star player in shaping traits related to fitness such as fecundity and eye size over the long term. Given drastic increases in the ...

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Mainlining Vitamins Is Silly and Harmful - The Atlantic

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:23

The Atlantic

Mainlining Vitamins Is Silly and Harmful
The Atlantic
Since 2011, 90% of American hospitals have reported shortages in these products, and nutrients like calcium, fat, and vitamins have often been omitted from nutrition products for intravenously fed patients. In that time, there has not been a single ...

An Italian baby raised on a vegan diet is hospitalized for severe malnutrition and removed from parents - Omaha World-Herald

Mon, 2016-07-11 23:15

Omaha World-Herald

An Italian baby raised on a vegan diet is hospitalized for severe malnutrition and removed from parents
Omaha World-Herald
"But care needs to be taken to make up for any nutritional shortfalls using supplements. For example, the 1-year-old child we are treating should have been taking iron and calcium supplements." As Slate's parenting advice columnist put it: "Can kids be ...
Vegan Baby Taken From Parents After Doctors Find Him Severely MalnourishedThe Inquisitr
Baby Found Severely Malnourished After Being Kept on Strict Vegan Diet by ParentsGoodHousekeeping.com
Baby kept on vegan diet taken into careChristianNewsToday.com

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A New Web-based Guide For Reading The Nutrition Facts Label - Huffington Post

Mon, 2016-07-11 10:55

Huffington Post

A New Web-based Guide For Reading The Nutrition Facts Label
Huffington Post
The new online tool from FDA provides an in-depth look at specific nutrients and their role in your daily diet. Action tips are also provided throughout, simplifying FDA's advice for using the label to make informed choices and manage specific ...

Soylent Is Healthier Than the Average North American Diet - The Atlantic

Mon, 2016-07-11 09:08

The Atlantic

Soylent Is Healthier Than the Average North American Diet
The Atlantic
There are exactly 25% of recommended nutrients like vitamin A and chromium in each of the four daily meals. This suggests that instead of being assessed by nutritional testing, the recipe itself was designed according to the test criteria. In criticism ...

Nutrition Facts Label getting an update - Tahlequah Daily Press

Sat, 2016-07-09 01:47

Nutrition Facts Label getting an update
Tahlequah Daily Press
The most up-to-date science indicates it's hard to get all the nutrients you need and still stay within calories limits if more than 10 percent of your total daily calories come from added sugars, so incorporating this detail to the Nutrition Facts ...

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Nutrition Facts Label getting an update - High Plains Journal

Fri, 2016-07-08 23:26

Nutrition Facts Label getting an update
High Plains Journal
“The redesigned label incorporates some of the latest findings in nutritional science and also will help consumers more easily make informed decisions about the foods they eat,” said Janice Hermann, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension ...

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FDA Guidance: Nutrients in Small Amounts - The National Law Review

Fri, 2016-07-08 10:39

FDA Guidance: Nutrients in Small Amounts
The National Law Review
In August 2015, FDA issued a draft guidance document stating the Agency's policy on the declaration of small amounts of nutrients and dietary ingredients on nutrition labels. The draft guidance provided FDA's recommendations on how to comply with ...

Nigeria: Malnutrition, Slowly Killing Nigerian Children - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 2016-07-08 03:28

Nigeria: Malnutrition, Slowly Killing Nigerian Children
AllAfrica.com
The Head of Nutrition in the Federal Ministry of Health, Dr Chris Isokpunwu, said children in both rich and poor homes could be malnourished, depending on what they ate adding that malnutrition was a silent killer. He added that the key nutritional ...

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Missoula Farmers Market: Apricots are a powerhouse of nutrition - The Missoulian

Wed, 2016-07-06 16:45

The Missoulian

Missoula Farmers Market: Apricots are a powerhouse of nutrition
The Missoulian
Apricots nutritional values continue to nourish with high mineral contents of potassium and copper. As the third-most-abundant mineral in the body, potassium is said to help reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases like stroke, high blood pressure and ...

FDA Clarifies Declaring Small Amounts of Nutrients and Dietary ... - Lexology (registration)

Wed, 2016-07-06 10:36

FDA Clarifies Declaring Small Amounts of Nutrients and Dietary ...
Lexology (registration)
On July 1, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released yet another clarification on its food and dietary supplement labeling policies by way of…

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Food and nutrition activities for children - Trinidad News

Wed, 2016-07-06 03:00

Food and nutrition activities for children
Trinidad News
TEACHING children nutrition can be fun, as food and nutrition professionals and educators engage their minds and involve them in various activities such as choosing nutritious foods and snacks, food safety and sanitation – hand-washing techniques, food ...

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6 Nutrients Essential for Kids' Growth & How to Make Sure They Get Them - The Stir

Tue, 2016-07-05 13:38

The Stir

6 Nutrients Essential for Kids' Growth & How to Make Sure They Get Them
The Stir
Iron helps makes that happen. Surprisingly, "if toddlers are drinking their nutrition as they did when they were younger, they may become iron deficient," explains Lemond. "Unlike breast milk and formula, cow's milk has no iron." In other words, your ...

Striking a balance between calf nutrition and health | Dairy Herd ... - Dairy Herd Management

Mon, 2016-07-04 17:15

Dairy Herd Management

Striking a balance between calf nutrition and health | Dairy Herd ...
Dairy Herd Management
Maintaining intestinal health in young, preweaned calves is one of the most significant challenges in raising animals to adulthood. For several years, Michael ...

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Striking a balance between calf nutrition and health - Bovine Veterinarian

Mon, 2016-07-04 17:10

Bovine Veterinarian

Striking a balance between calf nutrition and health
Bovine Veterinarian
Maintaining intestinal health in young, preweaned calves is one of the most significant challenges in raising animals to adulthood. For several years, Michael Ballou, Associate Dean of Research and Associate Professor of Nutritional Immunology at Texas ...

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Pinggang Pinoy: Nutrition guidelines for every Juan - Philippine Star

Mon, 2016-07-04 13:38

Philippine Star

Pinggang Pinoy: Nutrition guidelines for every Juan
Philippine Star
“We're mandated to define the nutritional status of Filipinos and we're doing this nationwide survey every five years,” Divorah discloses. “The Senate is proposing we do it every year, but we don't have the budget to conduct the survey which will ...

Upcoming Study to Explore Nutritional Impact of Multivitamins in Older Men - Nutritional Outlook

Sat, 2016-07-02 07:17

Nutritional Outlook

Upcoming Study to Explore Nutritional Impact of Multivitamins in Older Men
Nutritional Outlook
While most research on the recommended daily allowance of micronutrients has been conducted on adults aged 18–48, less is known about the nutritional needs of older adults, according to researchers at OSU's Linus Pauling Institute. In fact, older ...