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2 hrs ago | Courier News

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk The state is working on a fix, said Department of Human Services spokeswoman Ellen Lovejoy via email.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

6 hrs ago | FoodNavigator

GMA: Nutrition Facts 'added sugar' proposal could have bizarre...

The FDA's definition of 'added sugars' includes naturally-occurring sugars that are isolated from a whole food and concentrated so that sugar is the primary component, as is the case with fruit juice concentrates.


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

8 hrs ago | Medical News

UTHealth receives $1.5 million grant from FEMA to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, FEMA, US News, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Fire, Genetics

9 hrs ago | Consumer Reports

Cats Diet & nutrition Diet & Nutrition Food Health Health Food

When you grill a piece of salmon or have a fish taco for lunch, you're getting a good source of high-protein food that provides important nutrients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Seafood

13 hrs ago | Las Vegas Newstrip

Food For Good: Making Sure Kids Get The Nutrition They Need All Year Long

Here's food for thought: Of the 55 million kids enrolled in U.S. schools, 21 million get free or reduced-cost lunch, yet 85 percent of the schoolchildren eligible for these U.S. Department of Agriculture sponsored lunches don't get such meals when school's not in session.


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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Louisiana grocery workers plead guilty in $7 milli...

Three workers at a Louisiana grocery store pleaded guilty this week to participating in a $7 million scheme to exchange food assistance benefits for cigarettes and cash, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Brooklyn only borough selected for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Brooklyn will be the only borough taking place in a national health study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Life, Food, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food Industry

Does snacking have a place in dietary guidelines?

Yes, 'snacking' has its place in health promotion campaigns but there are communication barriers to overcome and recommendations must consider age and meal behavior, a review finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Science Daily

Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts

Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships.


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

Williamson Daily News Online

BOE gets department updates

Kyle Lovern/WDNThe Mingo County Board of Education received updates from several department heads at last week's regular meeting.


Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, Baisden, WV, Cinderella, WV, Life, Food

Medical News

Study shows impact of nutrition rating systems on supermarket food sales

Can nutrition rating systems be used in supermarkets to encourage healthier spending habits? A new study by Cornell University researchers sought to answer that very question by tracking the purchasing records in a supermarket chain that uses the Guiding Stars System to rate the nutritional value of foods for sale.


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

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Town Talk

Serve this with your Labor Day burgers and dogsServe this with your...

Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you've got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered.


Related Topix: Concord, NH, Life, Food, Avocado

The Victoria Advocate

Do You Know Nutrition: Deciphering labels on egg cartons

I am better at reading labels on the products that I purchase, but sometimes, I feel more confused.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Meat, Chicken

Total Nutrition to open in Benderson shopping center

Health and fitness store Total Nutrition will be moving to a new store inside a Benderson Development-owned shopping center.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, University Park, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, Bradenton, FL

Bakery & Snacks

Saratoga Chips head back to the future: Second time lucky for America's first kettle chip?

The 'Saratoga chip' - a snack food sensation first cooked up in 1853 by George Crum in Saratoga Springs, NY - was ultimately overwhelmed by the might of Herman Lay's potato chip.


Related Topix: Saratoga Springs, NY, Springs, NY, Life, Food

Lisburn Today

Jog Lisburn hosts a nutritional advice evening

Jog Lisburn Running Club is committed to improving lifestyles through its Couch to 5K Programme and twice weekly running club sessions, and will be hosting a Nutritional talk with Vital Nutrition at The Vineyard, Haslem's Lane Lisburn on Wednesday August 20 at 7pm.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

Medical News

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics creates new online program to improve quality care for patients

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created a unique web application platform with tools to help registered dietitian nutritionists provide the highest-quality care for patients and clients, track outcomes of their interventions, conduct research in important areas of nutrition science and contribute to a national quality registry.


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

Sys-Con Media

NutriBullet Launches the Next Generation of Nutrition Extraction: The NutriBullet Rx

Equipped with a 2.3 horsepower motor and SMART technology, the NutriBullet Rx creates the most nutritiously powerful superfood drinks possible.


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

The Robesonian

County kids go green

Contributed photo Picking vegetables at the Food for Thought Community Garden on Wednesday morning was part nutrition lesson and part competition for campers with the Lumberton Recreation Department's summer camp, as they searched for the biggest tomatoes, bell peppers and squash.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 18, 2014


Seaweed an effective alternative for iodine supplementation, study finds

A study in the British Journal of Nutrition shows that seaweed supplementation can be an effective alternative for boosting the levels of iodine in women deficient in this vital nutrient.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Blauvelt, NY, Kelp