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Nutrition, Cost And Safety Benefits Of Canned Foods Revealed In New Study
2014-03-04 14:09:10

FoodMinds LLC A new study published in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine addresses the common call to action from public health experts to improve access to and consumption of fruits and vegetables. Findings from the Michigan State University (MSU) study show that canned foods deliver on nutrition, affordability and safety helping people increase their fruit and vegetable intake, regardless of geography or income level. The study, "Nutrition and Cost Comparisons of Select...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the American Dietetic Association kicks off National Nutrition Month®, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America's leading food makers, reminds people to "Eat Right with Color" by enjoying Hunt's® tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet. Tomatoes are America's favorite non-starchy vegetable and account for 85 percent of the lycopene consumed in the U.S. Eating more tomatoes and tomato...

2009-08-11 04:00:00

APTOS, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to school means busy times for many American families. With team practices, after-school activities, homework and more, hectic schedules can leave both students and their family so pressed for time that having a healthy dinner doesn't always seem like an option. "When the busy school season starts, this is the time when students of all ages need to be making healthy food choices," said Sharon Palmer, RD, a registered dietician. "Kids are faced...

2009-04-20 07:33:00

SCOTTDALE, Ariz., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Who better to provide healthy eating tips than a group of skilled dietetics professionals from the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association? Such was the genius behind the Great Tomato Tip-Off Contest!, a partnership effort between the Tomato Products Wellness Council (TPWC) and SCAN which encouraged dietitians to send in their best tips for promoting heart healthy...

2008-10-16 09:00:30

OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For many, life's most memorable moments share a common setting: the dinner table. Increasingly, people are "cooking for fun, (1)" and as the percentage of money spent on food at home is on the rise -- the most dramatic change since the 1940's(2), passionate cooks want restaurant inspired meals for formal dinner parties, casual get-togethers or just a night in with the family. The key to making those meals unforgettable begins with the best...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Valerie Phillips Deseret News Home canning is making a comeback, as rising grocery prices have spurred people to stretch their food budgets. Jarden Home Brands reports a 28 percent increase in the company's Ball canning products since 2007. Also, sales of the company's plastic freezing containers have doubled. In a recent survey of 1,800 visitors to Jarden's Web site, www.freshpreserving.com, more than 70 percent of those who responded said they intend to preserve more foods this...

2008-08-10 15:00:25

ENTERTAINMENT MOVIES In theaters Friday (unless noted): Fly Me to the Moon 3-D Who's who: Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., Christopher Lloyd, Robert Patrick, Nicollette Sheridan, Tim Curry. What's what: A 3-D animated adventure about three young house flies who stow away aboard the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Henry Poole Is Here Who's who: Luke Wilson, Adriana Barraza, Radha Mitchell, Cheryl Hines, George Lopez. What's what: The discovery of a neighborhood "miracle"...

2008-07-21 08:44:59

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Matt Windsor, +1-202-457-8100, mwindsor@lipmanhearne.com, or Stephenie Fu, +1-202-457-8100, sfu@lipmanhearne.com, both for Tomato Products Wellness Council A closer look the grocery store yields a new appreciation for cost- and nutrition-conscious options APTOS, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--While some health experts traditionally recommend shopping the grocery store perimeter for nutritious options like fresh produce, the center of the store...

2008-06-14 00:00:22

By LAURA SIMMONS, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7510 or simmonsl@courierpress.com Tomatoes will not be an available taco or sandwich topping at many area restaurants for several days. In the wake of a salmonella outbreak, the Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid eating raw red plum, red Roma and red round tomatoes. They have been tied to 145 infections reported since mid-April. The warning, which was issued Saturday, does not apply to cherry tomatoes, grape...


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