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2014-03-28 23:02:28

Private-sector venture, led by creators of The Color Way,™ introduces new color-guided, goal-oriented, marketing initiative focused on the DGA recommendations. Portland, ME (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For more than two decades, Americans have been preached to and educated about eating more fruits and vegetables for better health. Increasing fruit and vegetables consumption has been one of the leading recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines For Americans (DGAs), as well as from most major...

2014-03-13 12:29:05

Experts recommend a standard definition for a 'whole grain food' - 8 grams per 30 gram serving - to eliminate consumer confusion, provide consistency in nutrition research and food industry MINNEAPOLIS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a newly published paper in the March issue of Advances in Nutrition, a roundtable of leading nutrition experts from the U.S. and Europe recommends developing a standard definition of a whole grain food that would require at least 8 grams of...

2014-03-11 23:33:20

Women’s Excellence invites women to celebrate National Nutrition Month with a medical weight loss and nutritional counseling visit with a certified nurse practitioner. Nutrition and weight loss consultations are available at all 3 locations – Birmingham, Clarkston, and Lake Orion. Oakand County, Michigan (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 March is National Nutritional Month and the certified nurse practitioners of Women’s Excellence have available appointments for nutrition and weight loss...

2014-03-05 23:24:13

During the month of March, Allegro supports The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 During the month of March, Allegro supports The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in celebrating National Nutrition Month®. Allegro encourages local seniors and families to visit the National Nutrition Month® website for resources encouraging them to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right,” the theme for 2014...

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 08:30:43

Grocery shopping decision makers agree Facts Up Front makes nutrition information easy to find and use WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today unveiled its national consumer education campaign to bolster awareness and understanding of Facts Up Front. The nutrient-based labeling system will be supported by a national advertising campaign to further educate consumers on the initiative...

2014-02-27 12:27:30

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changes announced today to the Nutrition Facts label found on most foods sold in stores represent a significant step forward in helping people understand the label, and connect the label more closely to consumers' actual behavior, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Today is a big win for consumers," said registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy President Dr. Glenna McCollum. "The changes announced today are...

2014-02-27 12:25:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHY: The First Lady is expected to share today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to update its Nutrition Facts label policies, which will impact nearly all food and beverage products...

2014-02-07 12:46:54

Dietary supplement users take these products as just one component of a larger effort to develop a healthier lifestyle, according to a newly published review in Nutrition Journal, a peer-reviewed scientific publication. The review, “Health Habits and Other Characteristics of Supplement Users” (Nutrition Journal. 2014, 13:14), co-authored by Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) consultant Annette Dickinson, Ph.D., and CRN's senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, Duffy...

2014-01-29 08:29:52

U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance's Discussion on Nutrition & Healthy Food Choices to Stream Live at www.FoodDialogues.com CHESTERFIELD, Mo., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) announced its line-up for the Food Dialogues: Washington D.C. panel taking place at the USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum on Friday, February 21. Carolyn O'Neil, the author of "Slim Down South Cookbook" and a nutrition advisor to BestFoodFacts.org, will moderate the...