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News on Nutrition continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

59 min ago | Roll Call

Debate Over School Lunch Nutrition Standards Delays Agriculture Spending Bill

Nutrition standards for school lunches have turned into one of the most contentious issues in this year's appropriations debate.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, US News, Michelle Obama, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Hoeven

5 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Cheap fat may 'spell doom' for great apes

Scientists warned Thursday that a palm tree with an oily fruit might "spell doom" for Africa's great apes, thanks to demand for palm oil, a cheap fat often used as a replacement for trans fats.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Tufts University, Penn State University Park

8 hrs ago | Sheaf

Karen Chad awarded second term as vice-president research

Chad's five-year term will begin on Jan. 1, 2015. Before being named vice-president research in 2010, Chad was the associate vice-president of research for five years.


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

12 hrs ago |

Quinn on Nutrition: Feasting on popcorn trivia

"I'll have a medium," says me, before I realize that medium - in movie theater language - means, "Oh, my gosh that's big."


Related Topix: Life, Food

15 hrs ago | Science Daily

Inherited 'memory' of poor nutrition during pregnancy passed through sperm of male offspring

When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects.


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

17 hrs ago | Food & Drug Packaging

New beverage offers convenient nutrition and great taste

Post Foods, LLC, announces their expansion into the beverage category with the launch of the brand's first breakfast shake product, Post Goodness-To-Go.


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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Dr. Oz: Low carb Wheat Belly diet flattens belly and accelerates weight loss

Wheat is an ingredient in processed foods ranging from your morning cereal to your lunchtime sandwich to your evening eclair dessert.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Celiac Disease, Health

Dr. Oz: Low carb Fast Metabolism Diet melts 20 pounds in 28 days

One of the hottest fads this summer: Cutting carbohydrates. But Dr. Mehmet Oz says that a new diet can help you consume selected carbohydrates and succeed at weight loss.


Related Topix: Life, Dieting

Business Journal

Nutrition app developer cooks up deal to expand its reach

Tech firm Nutripilot, run by CEO Melanie Rubery , is teaming up with a North Carolina tech firm to help expand the reach of its nutrition app.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, North Carolina

New York Daily News

More than half of Americans use menu nutritionals: CDC

People are paying attention to nutrition information on menus, suggests new research from the Centers for Disease Control.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food

Christian Science Monitor

Are nutrition standards for school meals too tough? Congress considers tweaks.

A healthy chicken salad school lunch, prepared under federal guidelines, sitting on display at the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y., Sept.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Michelle Obama, Education Etc., Family, Kids

Fasting boosts weight loss and health in studies: Fasting in Ramadan tips

With the escalating rate of obesity, more scientists are focusing on what really works for weight loss .


Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Life, Holidays, Ramadan, University of Southern California, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

CBC News

4 summer hydration tips served up

Exercising and spending more time outdoors in the summer can leave you sweaty, hot and thirsty.


Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Canada

Creative Loafing Tampa

Fueling up

Never buy your food where you buy your gas. This is one of 64 eating principles that food writer Michael Pollan outlines in his 2009 book, Food Rules: An Eater's Manual.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Pasco County, FL, Tampa, FL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Is Sugar a 'Poison'? FDA Seeks Warning Labels

By Melinda Carstensen Public health advocates are fighting for more transparency of added sugars in foods, but some high-profile lobbyists are trying to thwart those efforts.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Life, Food, UC San Francisco


Sowing The Seeds of Good Nutrition

A member of the WOWT staff since 1990, Roger Hamer has covered everything from National Championship games to presidential visits.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Bangor Daily News

Do You Love S'mores? Try These Without The Dairy & Fire.

S'mores and Summer just seem to go hand in hand. Nothing quite like them as a treat or dessert.


Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Food

Right Wing News

School Nutrition Group Turns On Michelle Obama, Fights Federal Lunch Regulations

If Barack Obama is the Celebrity-in-Chief, then Michelle Obama is the Hypocrite-in-Chief, forcing schools to abide by overly strict school lunch regulations while she chows down on whatever kind of food she feels like eating, healthy or not.


Related Topix: Life, Michelle Obama, Food, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fox News

Seven tips to keep kids hydrated

Don't wait for your kids to tell you they're thirsty before offering them water, experts say.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, University of Chicago, Nutrition, Life, Food

This is The West Country

Ex-mayor of Falmouth found dead in filthy home after years of self neglect and alcohol abuse

FORMER Falmouth mayor David Breacker died alone in his "filthy" home only days after his 72nd birthday, following years of self neglect and alcohol abuse despite numerous attempts to help him, an inquest heard last week.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Headphones, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition