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2 hrs ago | National Review Online

Katherine Timpf: Study: Michelle Obama's Nutrition Advice is Sexist and - Elitist'

According to a North Carolina State University study, Michelle Obama is sexist and "elitist" for promoting home-cooking as a way to eat healthier. "Michelle Obama has a been influential in popularizing public health messages that emphasize the role that mothers play when it comes to helping children make healthy choices," states the report , released by the four sociologists who conducted the study.


Related Topix: Life, Food, North Carolina State University

6 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Other Opinion: Personal freedoms suffer in pursuit of safety

A recent exhaustive article on the eve of National Roasted Marshmallow Day , instructed Americans how to successfully toast a marshmallow without injuring themselves. The U.S. Forest Service was thoroughly mocked for a recent exhaustive article on the eve of National Roasted Marshmallow Day , instructing Americans how to successfully toast a marshmallow without injuring themselves.


Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Opinion

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Barbara Quinn, On Nutrition: Nutrition Therapy for Kidney Stones

"Heck of a day," a friend emailed. "At 10 a.m. I started having pain in my side.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits, Vegetables

National Public Radio

Americans Waistlines Are Expanding, And That's Not Good Fat

If your belt needs to be let out a notch, you're not alone. The average American waistline is growing even though obesity rates haven't grown, too.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

Medical Daily

World hunger easing but 1 in 9 people undernourished: food agencies

The number of hungry people in the world has fallen sharply over the past decade but 805 million, or one in nine of the global population, still do not have enough to eat, three U.N. food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday. The number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million, equivalent to a country the size of the Philippines, according to a report by the United Nations food agency , International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food


Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Fruits

Basingstoke Gazette

Healthy lifestyle programme for families with young children to start in Eastleigh

The ten-week Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It! programme aims to promote healthy lifestyles and address issues associated with being overweight. It is for children aged five to 13 and their families, and will look at food labelling, types of food, how much and what types of food people need and fun ways to be active as a family.


Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

SHINE scheme to help Wiltshire children eat healthily and be fitter

A new programme to help children aged seven to 11 stay healthy will be launched in Wiltshire later this month. SHINE has been adapted for use in the county by Wiltshire Council, having been developed by SHINE Health Academy, a not-for-profit limited company based in Sheffield, to support children who are above their healthy weight range.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Mon Sep 15, 2014

UN plan will boost nutrition, education in Yemen

A major school feeding plan is set to launch in Yemen this October. The UN World Food Programme will be providing food for 196,000 children at schools in the Hajjah and Hudaydah governorates.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Milford Mercury

Action needed to curb sugar intake

More must be done to curb the nation's sugar intake to reduce the "costly burden" of tooth decay, experts have said. Current World Health Organisation recommendations state that adults should get no more than 10% of their daily calories from "free" sugars.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Food Industry

Opportunities in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra

The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food" , research by Fonterra suggests. Studies undertaken by Fonterra, the HAN University of Applied Sciences, and VU University Medical Center at a hospital and a rehabilitation facility in the Netherlands found that "the use of protein enriched products contributes to an improved protein distribution over the day" in elderly patients.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food

Improving nutrition in the elderly

As a person enters their elderly years their appetite decreases, they could develop difficulty chewing, have a decreased ability to move and may be lonely. All of these factors can contribute to decline in eating and diet lacking in nutrient dense foods.


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition


'Very pleased to find a lower dose supports bone health': Kyowa...

The potential bone health benefits of vitamin K2 menaquinone-4 may be achievable at a daily dose of 600 micrograms, according to a new study from Kyowa Hakko with implications for formulations and health. Results of the graded dose study, published in the Nutrition Journal , indicated that the 600 microgram per day dose was associated with a significant lowering of levels of circulating inactive osteocalcin .


Related Topix: Vitamin K2, Supplement, Vitamin K, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Calcium, Vegetables

Asem to Release Celebrity Fitness Guide and Nutrition Products

Los Angeles, CA / ACCESSWIRE / Sept 15, 2014 / After years of battling with his weight, award winning rapper singer/songwriter Nana Wiafe Asante-Mensah known is showbiz as Asem lost it all through exercising and dieting with nutrition formula formulated by Los Angeles based nutrition fitness experts. Now looking trim and fit as a fiddle he plans on sharing his secrets by releasing a celebrity fitness guide with nutrition products for the creative and corporate community as well as the general public.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Science, Industry and Business

Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'

Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published today suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may become pregnant. A lifelong proper intake of vitamin E is also important, researchers said, but often complicated by the fact that this nutrient is one of the most difficult to obtain through diet alone.


Related Topix: Supplement, Vitamin E, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

Bovine proteins give better gluten-free texture and nutrition: Study

Bovine proteins freeze dried with inulin can improve the overall structure and nutritional value of gluten-free breads, say researchers. Published in Food Chemistry, researchers from Argentina incorporated plasma bovine proteins into gluten-free bread formulations.


Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Medicine, Nutrition

Local Chiropractic Office Hosts Free Workshop on Kids Nutrition

EPIC LIFE CHIROPRACTIC will be hosting a workshop entitled, Healthy Little Pumpkins on October 14 at 6:15 PM. The workshop aims to teach parents fun and easy strategies on how to help their pumpkins stay healthy during the Halloween season.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Chiropractic, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Holidays, Halloween

The Block Island Times

Garcinia Cambogia Extract Reviews of Users- Trusted Weight loss Supliment

Garcinia Cambogia was first mentioned by Dr. Mehmet Oz in 2013 as miracle weight loss pill. Pure Garcinia Cambogia now finally released worldwide for online purchase with extra bonus offers.


Related Topix: Garcinia cambogia, Supplement, Hydroxycitric Acid, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dieting

WCAX-TV Burlington

Soccer teams to 'snack it up' with veggies, fruits

Youth soccer coaches in New Hampshire are getting coupon booklets for discounts on fruits and vegetables to share with their teams as part of a program emphasizing healthier snack options. The program was created as an initiative of childObesity180 at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition.


Related Topix: Life, Food


Shape Up: Maintain Control In The Kitchen

One of the most common questions I get from my clients is "What's the best pre-workout power or recovery shake?" There are tons of them on the market that are all, nutritionally speaking, very good. Just walk into any health store and you will see that the shelves are lined with them.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Fruits, Food