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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.
"Heck of a day," a friend emailed. "At 10 a.m. I started having pain in my side.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:27 am
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