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

1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

Poll finds majority support for 'fat tax'

"Nanny state" interventions such as a "fat tax" on unhealthy products and compulsory nutrition ratings on food labels are popular with New Zealanders, a Herald -DigiPoll survey shows.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

5 hrs ago | Health.com

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.

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

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)

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

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.

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

Mirror.co.uk

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.

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

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)

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

The Times-Picayune

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.

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

ABC News

Paleo, sugar free and bikini body challenges: the problem with fad diets

With obese or overweight people making up almost 75 per cent of the Goldfields population, finding realistic ways to lose weight has never been more important.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Medicine

Fitsugar

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Medicine, 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.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Medicine

ABC2 Maryland

Apps Supporting Health & Nutrition Needs

Besides using our smartphones for emailing, texting and talking there are many other ways we can put them to good use.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Cosmetics Design

Bella! EC backs beauty health claims; must be judged case-by-case

Beauty claims are permissible under the EU nutrition and health claim regulation a European Commission committee has said in what an analyst says is a "first blessing" the EC may have taken from Italy's stance on the matter.

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Health.com

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

Women who are obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children with asthma than normal-weight mothers, a new review suggests.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Genetics, Life, Food, Nutrition

Natural Holistic Health

Supplements Can Help Nutrition

A healthy nutritional diet should consist of appropriate portions of foods within the food pyramid each day based on age, activity and sex.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Food and Drug Administration

The News-Review

Simple solutions to better nutrition | Moms

For better nutrition, try replacing rice with quinoa. Add protein and veggies of your choice to hit the key food groups.

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Related Topix: Life, Medicine, Nutrition, Blog News, Recipes

KRNV-TV Reno

Board to decide if soda tax will go before voters

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to decide Tuesday whether to put the tax before voters in November.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Inter Press Service

Stunting: The Cruel Curse of Malnutrition in Nepal

Sadhana Ghimire, 23, makes sure to give her 18-month-old daughter nutritious food, such as porridge containing grains and pulses, in order to prevent stunting.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

HipHopDx

[News] DMX Discusses Eating Dog Food

Recently, DMX was stopped at an airport by a TMZ cameraman-interviewer and asked if he's ever eaten dog food.

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Related Topix: Black Entertainment, DMX, Rap, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

NutraIngredients

Vitamin enriched Coca-Cola anyone? Soda giant patents 'vitamin-rich fermentates'

Coca-Cola Life will launch in the UK this September: Might Coke fortify such drinks with vitamins in future? They claim to have the know how The Coca-Cola Company has patented what it says is a new method allowing it to naturally fortify beverages including colas with high vitamin levels using a single micro-organism.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., CocaCola, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Vitamin B12, Supplement

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.

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

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