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2 hrs ago | FoodNavigator
A new group called the Global Nutrition & Health Alliance has formed with the mission to clarify the role of food fortification and nutritional supplementation. The issue of the role of these nutrients in the diet is still a matter of some confusion, one of the group's founders has said.
5 hrs ago | Mashable
Less than an hour's drive from the heart of Mexico City lies the expansive ruins of Teotihuacan, a massive city of nearly 120,000 people who built pyramids, temples and palaces before disappearing around 650 A.D. This civilization, which pre-dates the Aztecs, remains a mystery in many ways. But new research has found they brewed a tequila-like drink called pulque as a source of food and nutrition, not just to forget their woes.
6 hrs ago | Bakery & Snacks
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.
7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
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.
11 hrs ago | Food Technology
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 .
13 hrs ago | BayStreet.ca
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.
13 hrs ago | Today's TMJ4
When Jessica Lee Anderson decided to go on a diet, it wasn't so she would look better, but rather so she would feel better. "I ate a lot of processed food, I ate a lot of fast food, and I had just gotten so tired.
16 hrs ago | The Labradorian
Glenys Tuttle has been writing letters to health ministers for a long while now, and the replies come back with the same answer and almost identical wording. Bradley Tuttle, a cystic fibrosis patient, has been trying to get coverage for a drug he believes will benefit him, but has been turned down by the province.
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.
His number one tip? Get moving. His clients, who include Maria Menounos, take 12,000 steps daily.
Those making juice at home on a regular basis to improve their health are aware they could not consume the amount of fruit or vegetables that are included in the juice they make. Juicing allows for all servings of vegetables needed for the day to be combined and consumed throughout the day as desired.
The beauty of home cooking is that you can create many different dishes with the same ingredients. For instance a green pepper could be a light crunchy addition to a savory salad, or it could be a killer side dish after a simple sautA©.
Cravings. Such a dirty word when you're trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your "I-want-it-now" food is -- pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes -- you probably wrestle with what you want to do with what you "should" do .
Most toddlers are notoriously picky eaters. They snub new textures, colors, aromas and especially anything green.
It's okay to share some things with your mom or grandmother, like a bottle of Chardonnay, a classic navy blazer or even your taste in men. Unfortunately, though, health and fitness guidelines don't make the list.
Daytona State College's seven-week mid-semester courses are designed for students who want to earn their degrees as quickly as possible, as well as for any who want a second chance at getting fall classes under their belts. These courses are the same full-credit courses offered during the college's traditional 15-week semesters, only they're condensed into seven weeks.
Rebellious behavior or simply cashing in on a great business opportunity? That's the debate surrounding a suspended Winston Churchill High School student. Keenan Shaw has been satisfying sweet tooth's all over his school for years.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:24 pm
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