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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...

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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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2009-02-09 14:30:00

New research from Boston University School of Medicine found that teens who consumed closer to three daily servings of dairy foods had less body fat and lower body mass indexes (BMI) than those who consumed less dairy.

2008-10-11 00:00:13

A U.S. researcher is calling for a sea change in how governmental agencies advise people to take vitamin D.


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