Category Archives: Nutrition: Information

Genetically-modified food companies do not want their products labeled as such

(Reuters) - One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers’ concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U.S. companies that develop GMOs have further committed to a multimillion-dollar campaign to defeat … Continue reading

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Vitamin E and C supplementation have no effect on cancer risk

Vitamin E and C supplementation and risk of cancer in men: posttrial follow-up in the Physicians’ Health Study II randomized trial 1,2,3,4 First published July 9, 2014, doi: 10.3945/​ajcn.114.085480 Am J Clin Nutr September 2014 ajcn.085480 Lu Wang, Howard D … Continue reading

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Manual of Dietetic Practice, 5th Edition

Since publication of its first edition, Manual of Dietetic Practice has remained an essential guide to the key principles of dietetics and a core text for healthcare professionals looking to develop their expertise and specialist skills. Published on behalf of … Continue reading

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For food industry, profits come first, obesity-fighting second: GW study

Newswise — WASHINGTON—Efforts to combat obesity can be a threat to businesses that produce and sell food: If people eat less, profits will decline. But the food industry can’t appear to be nonresponsive to what some have called a public … Continue reading

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2014 Sports Nutrition and Weight Loss Report released by NBJ

BOULDER, Colo., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - New Hope Natural Media‘s Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) today announced the availability of the 2014 Sports Nutrition and Weight Loss Report. The yearly report showcases market size estimates for weight-loss supplements, sports nutrition supplements, nutrition … Continue reading

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Gov’t trying to help families make healthy eating a priority

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled Healthy Eating on a Budget – the newest addition to ChooseMyPlate.gov. Consumers continue to want more information about how to make better eating decisions with limited resources. To … Continue reading

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Clinical Nutrition for Dummies

Clinical nutrition: our other articles From the proper function of the major organs and the role that proper nutrition plays in their functioning, to a breakdown of carbs, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals, Clinical Nutrition For Dummies provides you with … Continue reading

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Major obesity education breakthrough potential with new menu strategy

Am J Health Promot. 2014 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print] Menu Labels Displaying the Kilocalorie Content or the Exercise Equivalent: Effects on Energy Ordered and Consumed in Young Adults. James A, Adams-Huet B, Shah M. Abstract Purpose. Determine the … Continue reading

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Professors: Nutrition guidelines needed for full-service restaurant chains

Philadelphia, PA, January 8, 2014 – Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up more than one-third of all calories purchased in the United … Continue reading

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Top 14 expert nutrition trends for 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The annual nutrition expert trends forecast is in – what fad diets are hot?  What’s out?  Which foods top the list?  What are consumers eating?  According to a survey of more than 500 Registered … Continue reading

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Calorie info at fast-food places is read by 36.4 per cent of people when it is available. And that was more than four years ago.

Use of calorie information at fast-food and chain restaurants among US Adults, 2009 J Public Health (2013) doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdt109 First published online: November 20, 2013 Holly Wethington, Behavioral Scientist1⇑, Leah M. Maynard, Epidemiologist1, Christine Haltiwanger, Doctoral Candidate2 and Heidi M. … Continue reading

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Protein-rich breakfasts prevent unhealthy snacking in the evening, MU researcher finds; study funded by beef, egg industry

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but up to 60 percent of American young people consistently skip it. Now, Heather Leidy, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, says … Continue reading

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Canola and high-oleic canola oils reduce belly fat in adults, says study funded by the Government of Canada, Canola Council of Canada and Dow AgroSciences

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Canola and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends in a heart-healthy diet for weight maintenance, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s … Continue reading

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