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2014-06-20 23:03:10

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has selected NutriSavings as its nutrition partner, becoming the first health insurance company in the U.S. to deploy the rewards-based nutrition program. Harvard Pilgrim will offer NutriSavings as a wellness benefit to its members in Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire. Newton, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Harvard Pilgrim subscribers who enroll in NutriSavings will earn financial rewards based on their healthy grocery purchases, and will access digital tools to...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

2014-06-11 23:05:13

A landmark federal ruling that all qualified nutrition professionals—not just Registered Dietitians®—may order therapeutic diets in hospitals, has leveled the playing field between nutrition professionals and Registered Dietitians. Released by the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists and its Center for Nutrition Advocacy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 A landmark federal ruling that all qualified nutrition professionals—not just Registered Dietitians—may order...

2014-06-11 16:26:35

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation Announce Children's Health and Nutrition Education Campaign CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August. Kids Eat Right Month will focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles...

2014-06-10 23:11:52

This Father’s Day, celebrated child-feeding dietitian Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary access for parents of picky eaters to her online seminar on healthy snacking for children with the purchase of her e-book, titled “Provide, Trust, Love (Then Introduce New Foods).” Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 In honor of Father’s Day this year, registered dietitian and accomplished child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary registration for one of her...

2014-06-02 12:29:42

CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registered dietitian nutritionist Sonja L. Connor, research associate professor in the department of medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University, began her one-year term June 1 as the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140527/91384 Connor, of Portland, Ore., is the 89(th) president of the Academy, which was...

2014-05-30 23:16:20

What to Eat, When and Common Health Misnomers Addressed Richardson, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Brent Coralli, CEO of Sting Soccer, posted the last of a three-part series of nutritional blogs - Brent Coralli Asks Sting Soccer’s Registered Dietitian Health and Nutrition Questions– today. In the blog, Kelly Murphy, a registered and licensed dietitian, continues to provide insights on the health and well-being of young athletes. Coralli asked Murphy: about preparing for game time, common...

2014-05-20 12:27:27

NCAA's new 'unlimited meals' rule will be a hot topic SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many of the most advanced Sports Registered Dietitians in the U.S. will be among 300 convening May 19-22 in Scottsdale, Az for the 6(th) annual conference of the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA) at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton. Prospects for a lifetime career in sports nutrition soared for RDs last month when the National Collegiate Athletic Conference...

2014-05-16 23:04:49

ThorneFX expands Advisory Team with addition of dietitian and fitness expert Ben Greenfield. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 ThorneFX announces the addition of its new Advisory Team member, Ben Greenfield. Greenfield, owner of Greenfield Fitness Systems, is a registered dietician, endurance expert, and author of the new training, nutrition, and biohacking book Beyond Training. Greenfield has been voted by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as America’s top personal...

2014-05-15 08:34:18

SENECA, S.C., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A passion for good health, nutrition and physical well-being for women, men and children of all ages is the motivating force behind Nutrition for the Health of It (http://www.NutritionForTheHealthOfIt.com), a new must-see source of healthful insights. The passion behind the site belongs to Kathy Birkett, RDN, a registered and licensed dietitian nutritionist, as do the knowledge and experience to provide valuable insights. Photo -...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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