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2014-07-18 23:08:08

Foods4YourHealth Includes Low Sodium Products For Individuals With Health Needs Hickory, NC (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Carla Spencer, MBA RDN LD, a part of the Renal Practice Group, decided to solve a problem that she and most Registered Dietitians face. She was continually telling clients to go find low sodium foods and spices, but where were they supposed to get them? So she launched http://Foods4YourHealth.com. "I always tell my clients that it is imperative that they enjoy their...

2014-07-14 12:27:38

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed changes are to the format of the Nutrition Facts table, the list of ingredients, the list of nutrients that must appear in the table, and to the Daily...

2014-07-14 08:26:48

Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grant Applications Accepted through Aug. 29, 2014 MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills Foodservice and National Dairy Council® are partnering once again to help K-12 schools expand their breakfast programs by offering Fuel Up(TM) Breakfast Grants. The official call for entries kicks off today at the School Nutrition Association's 68(th) Annual National Conference in Boston, which brings together thousands of school nutrition professionals...

2014-07-09 23:14:25

MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Springfield, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 MeriWellness, a Delaware County Nutrition and Wellness Counseling Center located in Springfield, PA is offering their Top 3 Tips for staying healthy this season to celebrate their first summer in business. Founder and dietitian Beth Meriwether...

2014-07-08 23:13:55

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a specialist in child nutrition and feeding, has recently released her expert strategies for how parents can use a Farmers’ Market to promote healthy, open-minded eating habits in their children. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD has recently released her recommendations for how parents can use a Farmers' Market to encourage their picky eaters to try new foods on their own, no nagging required. As a speaker, author, and...

2014-07-08 23:01:24

Recognition as a Fellow signifies that a member has made significant contributions to the field of dietetics and has lived up to the Academy’s values of customer focus, integrity, innovation and social responsibility. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals, recently recognized Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE as a Fellow. This designation recognizes Weisenberger’s commitment...

2014-07-07 23:04:23

The Culinary Dietitian and Television Host will help educate people about the Dukan Diet and demonstrate that eating healthy while losing weight can still be delicious. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four-phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, has signed culinary dietitian and television host Gina Keatley as the new spokeswoman. As an advocate of cooking and eating wholesome, natural, lean protein foods, Keatley is the ideal spokeswoman for the...

2014-07-03 12:49:40

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) As older adults typically have one or more chronic health conditions that can affect dietary intake, malnutrition has been identified as a serious problem in older adults. This has given rise to the recommendation that nutrition screenings be a mandatory part of the comprehensive geriatric analysis (CGA). The CGA, first developed in the 1930s, is a multidimensional diagnostic process that looks at a frail elderly...

2014-07-03 12:45:12

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) A new study gives hospitals overall good marks for conducting nutrition screenings within 24 hours of a patient's admission, but finds that many need to improve other practices to be more effective. The study, conducted by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) and published today in A.S.P.E.N's Nutrition in Clinical Practice, found that while most respondents said that screening patients...

2014-06-24 23:04:01

Dr. Susan Albers, psychologist and author of Eating Mindfully, will be hosting a complimentary webinar for health care professionals, dietitians, therapists and trainers entitled 11 Unintentional Mistakes Professionals Make When Talking To Their Clients About Weight Loss/Management and Quick, Easy Fixes. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Dr. Susan Albers, clinical psychologist and author of the book, EatQ (HarperOne, 2013), Eating Mindfully, and 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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