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

1 hr ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Many parents of obese children don't think it's unhealthy

Many parents of obese children don't see their offspring as unhealthy, even if their weight is at a dangerous level, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, UC San Diego

4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Nutrition Experts Fight To Prevent GOP From Rolling Back Healthy School Lunches

The political debate over a national school meal program continues to rage , as GOP lawmakers and school cafeteria lobbyists seek to roll back recent reforms under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 while health experts maintain that the legislation is benefiting students.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, University of Mississippi

8 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Couple face neglect charge in boya s death

A 20-month-old West Virginia boy suffered "a long agonizing death" from a lack of proper nutrition because his parents traded cash from supplemental nutrition benefits for methamphetamine and other drugs, state police said in court documents.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Drugs, Ashton, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Scientists unlock secrets to boost metabolism

What's the best way to boost your metabolism and burn more fat? That's the holy grail for metabolic researchers and for many Americans.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Orlando, FL, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Heart Failure

10 hrs ago |

Food retailer doubles size of Black Country site

A BLACK Country firm is not only moving to a bigger base but also plans to expand its empire by adding another nine shops to its chain by the end of the year.


Related Topix: West Midlands County, England, United Kingdom, Life, Fruits, Food

14 hrs ago |

Health myths busted: Can too much sleep kill you and is popcorn is good for you?

Truth: Carrying a few extra pounds could help you live longer according to a new study by State University New York.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, The Scottish Borders County, Scotland, Life, Food, Dieting, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Raw

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Southland Times

Nine diet-saving food swaps

Sometimes the difference between healthy eating or not is a few simple dietary swaps to take you from a B minus in nutrition to a glowing A plus - and just a warning, some of these simple swaps may surprise you! While wholemeal bread is a healthy choice thanks to its relatively high fibre content, grain-based bread has a lower glycaemic index which ... (more)


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


From semiconductors to snacks: Egg white chips entrepreneur rides crest of protein wave

New products gallery: Gen Mills innovates to keep up with trends, Mamma Chia's 'cleaner energy', CVS makes healthy snacks affordable Trader Joe's move to cut out the middlemen in dairy supply chain left key vendor & broker 'high and dry', says lawsuit A mechanical engineer with a keen interest in semi-conductors, ips All Natural co-founder Sean ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Food

Science Daily

Strategy proposed for preventing diseases of aging

Researchers argue that medicine focuses too much on fighting diseases individually instead of concentrating on interventions that prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend healthy lifespan.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition, Heart Failure, Diabetes, Health

Gene Study Gives New Insight Into Puberty in Girls

The timing of a girl's first menstrual period may be determined by hundreds, and possibly thousands, of gene variations, a new study suggests.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Food, Nutrition, New Hyde Park, NY, Hyde Park, NY

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Many parents think their obese kids are "very healthy"

Parents of obese children often perceive their offspring as healthy, even if the child's weight requires medical intervention, according to a new Many parents think their obese kids are "very healthy" Parents of obese children often perceive their offspring as healthy, even if the child's weight requires medical intervention, according to a new ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, UC San Diego, Providence, RI

Skinny Chef: No-cook weight loss

This kefir smoothie is high in fiber. You'll get several servings of vegetables while enjoying it, and feel full after.


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

WLBT-TV Jackson

Many obese U.S. kids think they're thinner than they are

Many obese and overweight American children and teens look in the mirror and tell themselves their weight is fine, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Life, Food, New York University

Science Daily

Vitamin D deficiency raises risk of schizophrenia diagnosis

Vitamin D-deficient individuals are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as people who have sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Vitamin D, Supplement, Drink, Milk, Life, Food

Seeking Alpha

The Six Red Flags Of Creative Edge Nutrition

When an inaccurate article appeared in Forbes Magazine touting that FITX had a license to sell marijuana, FITX falsely claimed the story was true.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Life, Food


Nutritionists Reveal the Biggest Weight-Loss Mistakes

If you're no stranger to the struggles of trying to lose weight, the solution might be a few tweaks to your regimen.


Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Dining

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Steuben Courier

How to Choose the Perfect Probiotic

No longer taken solely by granola-crunching hippies or relegated to health food store shelves, probiotics are now as ubiquitous as multivitamins.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Medicine

Times Herald

Many kids don't have a realistic take on their weight

Nearly one-third of U.S. children and adolescents are obese or overweight, but many don't realize that they fall into that category.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nebraska


German border busts reveal banned DMAA still out there

Scientists at a German state control laboratory have developed a fast and accurate method of testing whether supplement and sports nutrition products contain the illegal stimulant DMAA .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Drug Testing

Ala. family faces unknown after girl's diagnosis

They examined her from head to toe - her hair, eyes, ears, chin, fingernails, hands and feet - pointing out every imperfection.


Related Topix: Nursing, Life, Food