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3 hrs ago | NutraIngredients-USA

Herbalife preempts Ackman's video attack on nutrition clubs

Multilevel marketing giant Herbalife launched a preemptive strike of sorts against the campaign waged by activist investor Bill Ackman, who has taken a short position on the company valued at as much as $1 billion.


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

4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Eating umami may help you feel fuller: study

Umami, a savory flavor deemed the "fifth taste" after bitter, salty, sour and sweet, might help you feel full, reports a new study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.


Related Topix: Life, Food

8 hrs ago | Local NEWS 8

7 things to know about epilepsy

An estimated 2.3 million adults in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Epilepsy, Medicine, Health, Genetics, Life, Food

11 hrs ago | Medical Daily

Exercise And Nutrition Added To Palliative Care Programs For Cancer...

Palliative care services for cancer patients in the advanced stages of this life-threatening disease are designed to provide comfort and support for patients by meeting emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Palliative Care, Canada,

13 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

Supermarket uses nutritionist to help shoppers

With all the barbecues and family gatherings throughout the summer, sometimes it's difficult to maintain a healthy diet, but one local supermarket may be able to help its customers get back on track.


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

16 hrs ago | Aberdare Online

'Nutrition Skills for Life' Programme Wins Bevan Prize for Health and Wellbeing 2014

A training programme to help community workers support people across Wales to eat a healthy diet has won a prestigious UK -wide award for promoting the founding values of the NHS.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Rhondda Cynon Taff County, Wales, Cardiff County, Wales, Vale of Glamorgan County, Wales, Newport City County, Wales

16 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

Behavioral scientists: Changing serving sizes on Nutrition Facts...

FDA proposals to change the way serving sizes are calculated to better reflect real-life eating behavior could encourage some people to eat even more unless the wording is changed or the move is accompanied by strong consumer education, behavioral science experts have warned.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Life, Food

16 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

Former FDA commissioner: Nutrition Facts overhaul doesn't go far enough

Professor Kessler: 'To the harried shopper hoping to make some healthy choices, this label would offer a quick way of identifying high-calorie, obesity-inducing food' FDA proposals to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels are " strong" and "likely to make an important contribution", says former FDA commissioner David Kessler, M.D. " But ... (more)


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, UC San Francisco, Fruits

17 hrs ago | Fox News

Rates of high belly fat leveling off among kids

After rising steadily for more than 10 years, the proportion of U.S. kids defined as obese due to a large waist circumference held steady between 2003 and 2012, according to a new analysis of national data.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, University of Minnesota, Life, Food

20 hrs ago | Mashable

5 NYC Nutritionists Recommend Best Office Practices

Sitting in a cubicle all day, constantly snacking and staring for hours at the unnatural glow of a computer makes an office a haven for poor health care.


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

22 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Sweet nothing

Three glasses of orange juice or two small containers of vanilla yogurt would set you at your daily sugar limit if Health Canada's proposal pans out.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Honey, Vitamin C, Supplement, Opinion, Travel

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Georgia Education Officials Say Baked Goods Should be Sold in School

Education officials in Georgia want to give schools more opportunities to sell baked goods and other foods that don't meet national guidelines championed by First Lady Michelle Obama.


Related Topix: Life

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Westbrook: Spudnuts were once a favorite treat in Lubbock

Val Driver, shown in apron at work in the oldest Spudnut shop in the nation, still turns out Spudnuts for customers in Richland, Washington.


Related Topix: Lubbock, TX, Life, Food, Recipes

Burlington Times News

Open & Shut: New nutrition in Mebane, Makeover's moves

Employees blend protein shakes and do free wellness evaluations, as well. "We are a nutrition-based club, and we try to help people with their nutrition, wellness and health goals," said Kelly Councilman, one owner.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

What food you should eat and what to avoid for EVERY decade of your life

While a healthy balanced diet is always essential, your body requires specific nutrients as you get older - here's our guide from your 20s to you 60s and beyond It's the carefree, socialising decade - but it's also the time for laying down the nutritional foundations for later life, says Helen Bond, registered dietitian and spokesperson for the ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Dieting, Supplement, Calcium, Drink, Milk, Vitamin C

US News & World Report

5 Ways to Save on Meal Delivery Services

When you're busy at work or with the kids all day, it can be hard to find the energy to whip up something healthy for dinner.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, Recipes, Internet, Science / Technology

Southern Africa: SADC Region Faces High Under-Nutrition Issues Despite Bumper Yields

The Southern African Development Community SADC joint meeting of Ministers of Agriculture and Food Security, Health and Nutrition on the food and nutrition security strategy has assured the region to create a healthy Africa.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, World News, Malawi, Africa,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Milwaukee Courier Online

Brain Brawn and Body: 9 Surprising Ways to Lower Your Diabetes Risk

The most common form of diabetes , Type 2 , affects 90 to 95 percent of the 26 million Americans with diabetes.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Life, Food, Nutrition, Preventive Medicine

White House treats kid chefs

Michelle Obama speaks Friday in the East Room of the White House as she hosts more than 50 kid chefs for a formal dinner as part of a healthy eating contest.


Related Topix: US News, Michelle Obama, Life, Food, Fruits, Vegetables

Nutrition lacking in many breastfeeding moms

Unfortunately, despite their good intentions, many moms have a diet lacking in essential nutrients, says nutrition expert Christina Sherry, PhD When a mom is breastfeeding , she is literally eating for two.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Life, Food