Latest Dietary Reference Intake Stories

2009-12-28 11:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the majority of Americans who are unhappy with their weight at any given moment, the New Year brings mixed emotions: the renewed resolution to shed pounds and the challenge of learning how to eat right to reach those goals.

2009-10-08 16:34:00

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2009-08-12 05:00:00

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Calcium is essential to keeping your families' bodies healthy and strong, but getting enough from our diets is often difficult. Now, two of Wonder(R)'s most popular breads are helping families get the recommended daily allowance of calcium and vitamin D.

2009-08-04 11:23:15

The Nutrient-Rich Foods (NRF) Index is a new, objective, science-based way to measure the total nutritional quality of foods and beverages.

2009-07-01 16:24:50

Food prices rose by 5.5 percent in the past year and are expected to increase up to an additional 4 percent in 2009.

2009-06-04 14:34:00

Fruit2O(R) Essentials(TM) Offers Nutritional Benefits and Flavor of Fruit in a Zero-Calorie Fortified Water CINCINNATI, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- From the creators of Fruit2O(R), the original fruit flavored water, comes a new fortified water unlike any other - Fruit2O(R) Essentials(TM) - providing nutrients found in two servings of fruit with zero calories in each bottle.

2009-03-20 09:42:00

Test Your Nutrition Knowledge at CountryCrock.com and You Could Also Win a $25 Visa(R) Gift Card Instantly ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know how much calcium you need each day? Or which foods are good sources of vitamin D? If you are curious about answers to these and other nutrition questions, then pull up a chair to the virtual chalkboard at www.CountryCrock.com.

2009-03-12 15:44:27

Boosting calcium consumption spurs weight loss, according to a study published in the most recent issue of the British Journal of Nutrition, but only in people whose diets are calcium deficient.

2009-03-02 08:13:00

Shedd's Spread Country Crock(R) Calcium Plus Vitamin D Helps Kids and Adults Get More of these Vital Nutrients ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite general knowledge of the importance of calcium in our diets, nine out of ten girls and three out of four boys don't get enough of this important nutrient.(1) In addition, a recent study indicates that there has been a decline in Vitamin D levels among Americans, children and adults over the past 10 years.(2) Shedd's Spread...

2009-03-02 07:38:38

Micronutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C play essential roles in maintaining health. As older adults tend to reduce their food intake as they age, there is concern that deficits in these micronutrients lead to medical problems.

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