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2014-02-27 20:23:07

From Creating All-Natural Homes to Organic, All-Natural Nutrition WHITEFISH, Mont., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Walt Landi is no stranger to creating successful companies. For the past 24 years he has been a designer and builder of award winning high-end homes renowned for his innovative use of organic, natural materials native to the alpine landscape in scenic Whitefish, MT --the destination gateway to spectacular Glacier National Park. His company, High Country Builders,...

2014-02-27 12:27:30

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Changes announced today to the Nutrition Facts label found on most foods sold in stores represent a significant step forward in helping people understand the label, and connect the label more closely to consumers' actual behavior, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Today is a big win for consumers," said registered dietitian nutritionist and Academy President Dr. Glenna McCollum. "The changes announced today are...

2014-02-26 20:22:07

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than one-third of American adults and 17 percent of children categorized as obese, the health of our nation and future generations is truly at stake, making obesity a top priority for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its members. "While the results from the study published online February 26 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, showing the obesity rate among children ages two to five years old has...

2014-02-24 08:27:47

Dietitians of Canada stir up 'Cookspiration' in the kitchen for Nutrition Month 2014 TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - This March, Dietitians of Canada is encouraging Canadians to 'Simply Cook and Enjoy!' in celebration of Nutrition Month 2014. According to an Ipsos Reid poll conducted for Dietitians of Canada, 43 per cent of Canadians say they do not cook balanced meals for themselves or their family on a regular basis. In an effort to bring Canadians back into the kitchen, this...

2014-02-22 20:21:24

The service is currently in beta-testing and will be available in late March. SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevently.com is a new health and wellness portal that aims to help people live a healthier lifestyle. The website provides users with health information reviewed by physicians, virtual video coaching with dietitians, a personal health record that integrates with wearable fitness devices such as FitBit, social networking tools, and an ecommerce portal that...

2014-02-12 16:26:55

A Team of Distinguished Professionals from Diverse Backgrounds to Support Research and Development Initiatives FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, announced today the expansion of its Science Advisory Board to broaden and deepen scientific understanding relevant to Nutrisystem® programs and products. The board is now composed of a team of renowned professionals, each with...

2014-02-11 23:30:39

Lifestyle guru Oprah Winfrey celebrates the piquant flavors of The Delicious Dietitian Complete Spice Package in her Wellness Edition of the O List in February’s O, the Oprah Magazine. Mobile, AL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Lifestyle guru Oprah Winfrey celebrates the piquant flavors of The Delicious Dietitian Complete Spice Package in her Wellness Edition of the O List in February’s O, the Oprah Magazine. “Go ahead, sprinkle with abandon,” the magazine advises, highlighting The...

2014-02-06 12:28:20

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trovita Health Science, a Minnesota-based specialty health and nutrition company, announces the launch of a unique high-protein, high-calorie ready-to-drink nutritional shake marketed under the brand name ENU(TM). ENU is a naturally enhanced, complete nutritional shake that is remarkably flavorful, with 25g of protein per serving and 40% less sugar per ounce than several leading ready-to-drink high-calorie shakes. ENU is made with non-GMO...

2014-02-04 16:29:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds Congress for passing the Agriculture Act of 2014, a bill commonly referred to as the Farm Bill. The Academy supports this piece of legislation that protects vital nutrition assistance and education programs; includes new initiatives that will improve the health of the nation; and enhances funding for nutrition and agriculture research. "The American people deserve a Farm Bill because it...

2014-02-03 12:28:21

Nominations Are Now Being Accepted SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Retail Dietitians Business Alliance (RDBA) today announced, it's accepting nominations for its' first Retail Dietitian of the Year Award. This award recognizes a retail dietitian who shows leadership in utilizing business skills and industry knowledge to positively impact consumer behavior change through the retail sector. The RDBA serves as the professional group to the more than 400 retail...