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Pay Kids To Eat Fruits And Veggies With School Lunch
2013-12-18 07:42:59

Small rewards bring less waste, better results than new school lunch rule The good news: Research suggests that a new federal rule has prompted the nation’s schools to serve an extra $5.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables each day. The bad news: The nation’s children throw about $3.8 million of that in the garbage each day. Researchers from Brigham Young University and Cornell observed three schools adjust to new school lunch standards that require a serving of fruits or...

Christmas Binging Can Be Harmful To Your Health, Exercise Can Lesson Effects
2013-12-16 04:46:49

[ Watch the Video: If You're Binging At Christmas, Get Plenty Of Exercise ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in The Journal of Physiology say that exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects that take place after Christmas binge eating. Previous studies have shown that even a few days of eating more calories than you burn can cause detrimental health impacts, making the holidays a tough time for the tummy. However, this new study...

2013-12-15 23:00:42

Health Nutrition News has produced an informative new video review stressing the importance of sleep and how it cleanses the body from harmful brain toxins. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 In Health Nutrition News’ newest video, the experts stress the importance of getting seven to eight hours of sleep each night. While this isn’t shocking information, most people are unaware that sleep is vitally important to protecting the brain from toxicity, damage, and even debilitating...

2013-12-12 23:29:46

The 100 percent organic protein powder will revolutionize your workout. Boca Raton, Fla (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Element Meal Replacement from 4thRight Nutrition, whose product offers revolutionary dietetic and organic protein powder that contains absolutely zero genetically modified organisms (GMOs), is pleased to announce that it will be selling its products on Amazon.com, a world-leading e-commerce site. “We love that now Amazon is truly a one stop shop,” said Bill Cain,...

2013-12-11 23:04:19

A registered dietician offers tips for healthy eating this holiday. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 With endless amounts of tempting holiday treats, parties to attend and busy schedules, too often weight gain over the holidays seems inevitable. But with a little creativity and planning ahead, you don’t have to go into 2014 with extra pounds. As a dietitian, I work with people who have had bariatric surgery at the Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical...

Regular Milk Can't Beat Organic When It Comes To Heart-Healthy Fats
2013-12-11 09:47:33

[ Watch the Video: Researchers Tout The Effects Of Organic Milk ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In promoting the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a new study led by Washington State University has recently found that organic milk contains a significantly higher amount of the heart-healthy fats than regular milk from cows on conventional dairy farms. While all milk offers heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, the new research concludes that organic whole...

2013-12-10 08:31:36

SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than 20 years, Naturex has been a leader in manufacturing natural botanical ingredients. Thanks to its global sourcing program, Naturex is able to consistently introduce groundbreaking extracts, such as Svetol®, the most scientifically studied and proven green coffee bean (GCB) extract for weight loss. This natural ingredient harnesses the benefits of coffee, in a plant concentrate, and provides proven...

2013-12-09 23:26:31

Studies show that people gain the most weight between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, prompting many to make losing weight their New Year’s resolution. Life Science Nutritionals (LSN) want to remind Canadians of the importance of sticking to their healthy routines including taking vitamins. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 On average, people gain about 1 pound a year, or 10 pounds a decade. Called “weight creep,” this phenomenon has health experts concerned that this...

2013-12-09 23:25:15

Reimagine, an online platform that empowers its members to thrive in the face of adversity, is teaming up with acclaimed nutrition expert, Keri Glassman to host a live chat about preparing healthful holiday meals. The virtual event will take place December 17, 2013 at 12:30 PM EST/3:30 PM EST and will be moderated by Reimagine’s Community Director, Anna Shelton. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Reimagine, an online platform that empowers its members to thrive in the face of...

2013-12-05 12:29:31

TruCardia® to offer nutritional supplements and resources to support patient cardiovascular health and better manage cardiovascular risk factors SANDPOINT, Idaho, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorne Research, Inc., a leader in developing and manufacturing pure, high-quality nutritional supplements marketed through licensed healthcare practitioners, today announced that the company has partnered with Mark Houston, MD, MS, M.Sc, and the Hypertension Institute to launch TruCardia®, a...