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2014-07-07 23:00:54

In the article “Ending the War on Fat,” Time Magazine touts wellness advice that Dr. Casad has been giving her patients since 2009. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 For the past five years, Dr. Connie Casad, a Dallas, Texas gynecologist and bio-identical hormone specialist, has been advising her patients to eat good fats, eliminate sugar and processed sugars in their diets, to increase fruits, vegetables, grains and reduce portions for a healthier lifestyle. Now, she is seeing that...

weight loss protein
2014-07-05 05:12:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eating foods that are high in protein can be a more effective way to lose weight than the more traditional calorie-counting method, according to research presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology in Manchester, England. While the nutritional values of food are typically given in standard energy units such as kilojoules or kilocalories, University of Sydney nutritional ecologist Professor...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-06-30 16:26:58

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced the addition of three new members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Simon Barquera, M.D., Ph.D., Susan Barr, Ph.D., R.D, and Steven Heymsfield, M.D. With the recent additions, Medifast's Scientific Advisory Board is now comprised of nine medical and scientific...

2014-06-27 23:03:18

In response to customer requests, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified. has launched a new weekday blog devoted to sharing healthy and whole-food living resources. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified., is pleased to announce the successful launch of their new weekday blog devoted to sharing whole-food living resources. The Activz Health Blog, much requested by Activz customers after their launch in March at Natural Products Expo West in...

2014-06-20 08:24:36

Novus's Commitment to Quality and Scientific Excellence is the Key to its Success and Longevity ST. LOUIS, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novus International is proud to observe the 10(th) year of its highly-effective chelated trace mineral product, MINTREX®. Novus's leadership position in the trace minerals market has been propelled by nutritionists' and producers' trust in the MINTREX molecule for the past decade. The MINTREX molecule truly embodies Novus's commitment to...

2014-06-19 23:04:44

Company’s all natural, patent pending process produces high protein, water soluble, nutritionally rich food ingredient from defatted rice bran. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Nutraceutical Innovations, Inc. announced today that it has perfected a safe, natural process to release the enormous nutritive potential of rice bran. Rice bran is extraordinarily nutrient dense with multi-health benefits, but in its non-processed state, humans cannot easily digest the bran layer....

2014-06-17 23:13:03

Health is wealth and it is possible to achieve it only through healthy and balanced food, rich in nutritious values. OMICS Group International, a leading Science event organizer invites the scientists, researchers, academicians and students across the to take an active part in the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on “Nutrition & Food Sciences to be held during September 23-25, 2014 Valencia, Spain” with a theme on “Importance of Nutrition in Daily Life & Advancing...

food labels
2014-06-15 06:05:38

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not long after the presumably more consumer-friendly nutritional information labels were rolled out, Beth Landman of The New Yorker magazine published an expose, entitled 'Too Good To Be True', in the May 30, 1994 issue that spelled out how deceptive marketing paired with the new labels seemed to confound an otherwise moderately intelligent consumer base. The mid-90's experienced a craze that might seem somewhat familiar today, the...

2014-06-11 16:26:35

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation Announce Children's Health and Nutrition Education Campaign CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August. Kids Eat Right Month will focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles...


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