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1 hr ago | Supermarket Guru

Originally published in Food, Nutrition & Science.

Women and children in Mexico are continuing to increase their consumption of sugar-sweetened, caloric beverages, according to a recent study from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the National Institute of Public Health in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, World News, Mexico,

3 hrs ago | News Observer

Quinn on Nutrition: Surprising perks of coffee consumption

When I emailed a family member that I was at the annual convention of the Hawaii Coffee Association, he replied, "A dietitian and nutritionist at a coffee convention? Just curious."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Supplement, Coffee, Diabetes, Health

4 hrs ago |

Toddler nutrition: Hollywood pediatrician weighs in about toddler needs

Parents can offer healthy food choices, fortified milk supplements and a multivitamin to help their toddlers receive the proper nutrition Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's not always easy to get toddlers to eat what they should Toddlers need balanced nutrition for their bodies to grow properly, but it's ... (more)


Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Meat, Chicken

6 hrs ago | Switched

Poor Sanitation: The Startling Link to Childhood Malnutrition

I just returned from a trip to India, where I was teaching at the Delhi Indian Institute of Technology, interacting with an eager group of future environmental scientists and engineers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Jul 31, 2014

International Business Times

Gluten-Free Diets? Research Says it Contains No Nutrition

Glutten free diets have become very popular these days because of the belief that they have a lot of health benefits.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition, Foxboro, MA, Celiac Disease, Health

Boost your iron levels with good nutrition and proper supplementation

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States and women are among those at greatest risk.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Iron, Supplement, Anemia, Health

Is carnitine crucial for restoring body, brain, and moving nutrients into cells?

Acetyl-L- carnitine produces acetyl-choline, an important neurotransmitter of memory and mood in the brain.


Related Topix: Supplement, Acetyl-L Carnitine, Medicine, Carnitine, Heart Failure, Health, Diabetes, Chemistry, Science

Dairy Reporter

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women.


Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition, Food

Should We Return The Nutrients In Our Pee Back To The Farm?

Let me guess how you feel about your urine: Get that smelly stuff away from me as fast as possible? A small group of environmentalists in Vermont aren't as squeamish.


Related Topix: Medicine, Agriculture, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition

The new research found that just 27 percent of the lunches third and fourth graders brought from home met three of five National School Lunch Program standards.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Family, Kids, Fruits, Vegetables, Tufts University

WFNT-AM Burton

Diet and Exercise May Be Better Than Meds to Fight Alzheimer's

It's not exactly news that taking care of your body can help keep your mind in better shape during your later years, but a recent study makes a strong case for good nutrition, physical activity and other drug-free approaches being better at warding off Alzheimer's disease than prescription medications and other current medical approaches.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Heart healthy: The benefits of fish

The American Heart Association has recommended consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids at least twice a week for the benefit of your heart.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Mortality from all causes and heart disease lower by fruits and vegetables

For years we've known 400g a day of fruit and vegetables has been linked to improved health for cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancers.


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


Free range egg association produces comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet

The British Free Range Egg Producers Association have produced a comprehensive egg nutrition leaflet explaining the many valuable nutrients that can be found in just one free range egg.


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


Armenia's Child Nutrition Challenge

Institute for War and Peace Reporting, UK IWPR Caucasus Reporting #746 July 30 2014 Armenia's Child Nutrition Challenge Health ministry plans new strategy to tackle high rates of malnourishment among under-fives.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Illawarra Mercury

Healthy foods you are definitely overeating

Thanks to nutritional labelling and education, most of us know or have a rough idea how much junk food makes an acceptable portion.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dieting, Fruits

High fat low carb ketogenic diet curbs cravings for weight loss and diabetes

More than two billion people globally are either overweight or obese, and 347 million people worldwide have diabetes , according to the World Health Organization.


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


What to eat (and avoid) in pregnancy

Eating healthy food is vital for your wellbeing, but when you're pregnant, it's even more important to get the right balance of nutrients that you and your baby need.


Related Topix: Medicine

Skinny Chef: How-to tips for a plant-based diet

Following a plant-based diet means that the main part of all your meals is mostly based on plants.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Vegetables, Recipes, Medicine


Better nutrition for children a priority

HEALTHY eating is one of the major problems facing Tasmanian children, according to the State of Launceston's Children Report.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Australia, World News,