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Potato Consumption Leads To Higher Overall Diet Quality
2011-09-27 07:36:27

Research presented today at the American Dietetic Association's (ADA) Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) demonstrates that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce department, providing significantly better nutritional value per dollar than most other raw vegetables.

2011-07-27 06:40:00

ORANGE, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A magnesium deficiency reduces the absorption and metabolism of calcium and prevents the proper amount of calcium being directed toward building stronger bones. According to Dr.

2011-07-26 07:00:00

MILFORD, Conn., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In addition to its many healthier offerings, the SUBWAY® restaurant chain has now added calcium and vitamin D fortified bread to its menu, announced Mark Christiano, the SUBWAY® brand's Global Baking Specialist. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110726/NY41279 ) Now, each 6-inch serving of bread in the 24,000-plus U.S.

2011-07-20 09:20:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research from the "Life...supplemented" Healthcare Professionals (HCP) Impact Study, more than nine in 10 nurse practitioners and registered dietitians agree that a major barrier to Americans being healthy is the stress of their daily lives caused by demanding jobs and hectic lifestyles.

2011-07-19 08:00:00

FLORHAM PARK, N.J., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, getting all the vitamins and minerals needed to help fill the nutritional gaps in adults is even easier with the next generation of BOOST(® )Complete Nutritional Drink.

2011-06-10 00:00:30

The AlgaeCal Bone Health Calculator app is designed to easily monitor an individual's diet and compare the nutritional value of the foods they have eaten with their personal recommended daily intake levels for the bone supporting nutrients; calcium, magnesium, vitamin K and vitamin D. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 AlgaeCal Inc, a leading provider of bone health products and awareness launches a new app that will help prevent osteoporosis by improving your diet.

2011-06-02 11:19:00

America's Cattle Farmers & Ranchers Eager to Help Consumers Use New Icon to Build Healthier Diets with Lean Beef WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new visual icon released today by the U.S.

2011-04-28 13:56:08

Americans may not be getting enough calcium in their diets, according to a new study published in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.