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2013-03-14 16:17:13

A little-noticed provision of the Affordable Care Act requires all chain restaurants and retail food establishments with 20 or more locations to list calorie counts on their menus. But according to research co-written by a University of Illinois agricultural economist, numeric calorie labels might not be the most effective way to influence patrons to select “healthier” (often interpreted as lower-calorie) items. Brenna Ellison, a professor of agricultural and consumer...

2013-01-25 23:02:07

VendScreen, Inc., announced today they are ready for compliance with the Food and Drug Administration´s impending rule on Nutrition Labeling and Calorie Disclosure set to take effect as early as April of this year. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 VendScreen, Inc. responded today to the announcement of an April deadline being set by the FDA for finalization of the rule on “Food Labeling: Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food...

2012-07-11 06:26:52

MODESTO, CA, July 11, 2012 /CNW/ - A study conducted by scientists from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and released in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) provides a new understanding of almonds' calorie count, showing that whole almonds provide about 20 per cent fewer calories than originally thought.(1) At first glance, the study results beg the question, how can a food's calorie count suddenly change when the composition of the...

2012-07-11 02:26:35

MODESTO, Calif., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by scientists from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and released in the August issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) provides a new understanding of almonds' calorie count, showing that whole almonds provide about 20 percent fewer calories than originally thought.[i] To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2012-06-25 02:25:54

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsius Holdings, Inc. is pleased to welcome Tony Little, worldwide fitness icon and Fitness Hall of Fame Inductee, to their family. Tony, now a stakeholder in Celsius, has been brought onboard to help further establish Celsius as a breakthrough fitness beverage and highlight the product's one-of-a-kind features in upcoming marketing initiatives as their Fitness Ambassador. (Photo:...

2012-05-23 23:00:16

Free weight loss iPhone app - for a limited time only - Piatto, a free new diet iPhone App, is an innovative lifestyle tool that helps achieve healthy weight loss goals and influence smarter eating. It´s the only free portion control app on the market to feature images of real food portions to highlight portion management rather than focusing on calorie counting. More effective than a calorie counter, Piatto offers a database of real food photos with additional tracking tools to help...

2012-02-13 15:00:00

The new phenomenon launched by Zaggora recognises our indulgences, yet is keeping calorie counting fun and encouraging people to get active (PRWEB) February 13, 2012 The Fatsnapapp recognises that everyone has their moments of weakness; we all enjoy indulging once in a while, whether it´s a burger, pizza or a slice of chocolate cake. However with new legislation coming into force in Britain stating that retailers must declare the calorific value of each individual food item, the...

2011-11-22 07:49:00

SEATTLE, November 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A huge disparity in world food consumption [http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/calorie-viz ] has been revealed in new study that shows the countries that consume the least amount of calories in fact spend the most amount of food. The new data visualization developed by FoodServiceWarehouse.com [http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com ], analyzes the daily calorie consumption for the top twenty and bottom twenty food consuming...

2011-10-28 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Calorie Control Council has announced the publication of "Alternative Sweeteners, Fourth Edition," the updated textbook edited by well-known sweetener authority Lyn O'Brien Nabors. The book has just been released by CRC Press in hardback. The fourth edition of "Alternative Sweeteners" follows the same successful formula as the previous three editions by discussing each sweetener in terms of its characteristics. Qualities covered include means of...

2011-09-19 02:00:00

NOTTINGHAM, England, September 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - With Photo The UK's first weight loss App that scans barcodes on food products has been launched by Nutracheck.co.uk [http://www.nutracheck.co.uk ] The new iPhone calorie counter App is part of its online diet service and makes keeping track of your diet even easier. Simply focus on a product barcode, click to capture, then add it to the food diary which tots up your daily calorie intake. Tim...