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Space Veggies With Increased Eye-Protecting Nutrients
2014-03-05 05:21:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Astronauts could help offset exposure to eye-damaging radiation during extended spaceflights by eating leafy vegetables grown during those voyages, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Acta Astronautica. The University of Colorado Boulder researchers responsible for the study say that exposing those vegetables to a few bright pulses of light each day as they grow onboard a spacecraft could increase...

2014-03-04 23:29:52

The new “Nutrition For Athletes” article on the site Vkool.com delivers nutrition advice for athletes. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The new “Nutrition For Athletes” report on the site Vkool.com covers useful nutrition tips for athletes. At the beginning of the report, the author reveals that each athlete has a unique constitution. Thus, there is no single diet that could meet the requirements of all athletes at all times. In fact, athletes are an athlete’s major fuel....

2014-03-04 12:26:34

Western Growers Commits $100,000 to Help Finish the Cancer Fight LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society's California Division and Western Growers announced today a first-time collaboration to raise awareness about cancer prevention tied to healthy eating choices and critically needed funds to help finish the fight. Western Growers has committed $100,000 over two years to help support American Cancer Society programs, services, advocacy and...

School Children Are Now Eating More Fruits And Vegetables: Study
2014-03-04 12:14:31

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) enacted new guidelines for school lunches in 2012, critics of the change said the additional fruits and vegetable that students were now required to select as part of their meal would merely increase food waste. However, new research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that the new standards did not increase food waste as critics predicted; the study does suggest...

2014-03-03 12:26:54

CHICAGO, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2014(®), the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/DC75544 Each March, the Academy encourages Americans to return to the basics of healthful eating...

2014-03-03 08:31:43

Fuel Up to Play 60, With Support From Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign and Dean Foods, Launches National Efforts to Help Make School Breakfast Accessible for All Students ROSEMONT, Ill., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Fuel Up to Play 60--the nation's largest in-school wellness program--along with Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign and Dean Foods, launches the It Starts With School Breakfast campaign to increase school breakfast participation nationwide. Research...

2014-02-28 23:32:35

It’s Time for a New You to Start the New Year Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Nature’s Complete, manufacturer of Get Slim Drops and Mega6Slim, are pleased to announce that Time For Me will now be selling their famed weight-loss products. “We are very pleased to expand the distribution of our products to timeforeme.com, as it will allow more people get the help they need to control their lose weight and overcome other health challenges,” said Jay Starks, CEO of Nature’s...

2014-02-28 23:22:43

BQuick Nutrition is a high-growth company focused on getting its products all certified as NSF for Sport. Their products aim to promote a healthy lifestyle for athletes and those who want to increase their quality of life. New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 After years of success in New Orleans, BQuick Nutrition, an innovator in the world of sports nutrition, realized the potential for a national expansion. Having experienced 35% growth per year, BQuick has aggressively...

2014-02-28 23:01:56

All Energize Nutrition products will be 25 percent off March 1-8. West Falls, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Energize Nutrition is having a one-week sale during the first week of March as everything on their site will be 25 percent off. The sale will run March 1-8 on Energize Nutrition’s website at http://www.energizenutrition.net. Included in this sale are drastic price reductions on more than 200 of Energize Nutrition’s best-selling products. Energize Nutrition has added more than 150...

2014-02-27 23:02:33

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing updates for the Nutrition Facts label to make it more relevant to today’s consumers, but according to The NPD Group’s ongoing food and beverage market research, consumers read the labels when they first appeared but as time went on many stopped checking the label for what’s in their food. Chicago (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Nearly twenty years after the Nutrition Facts labels were put on the back of nearly every food and beverage in...