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2013-12-18 12:26:13

Nation's only exclusive hospital and health system food and nutrition service provider continues to implement its portfolio of programs, impacting up to 300 million hospital meals annually ATLANTA, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison Healthcare today announced that it has branded its comprehensive wellness and sustainability platform, Mindful Choices(SM). The brand announcement supports the company's ongoing implementation of its cohesive wellness and sustainability programs in its...

2013-12-11 23:04:19

A registered dietician offers tips for healthy eating this holiday. Duluth, GA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 With endless amounts of tempting holiday treats, parties to attend and busy schedules, too often weight gain over the holidays seems inevitable. But with a little creativity and planning ahead, you don’t have to go into 2014 with extra pounds. As a dietitian, I work with people who have had bariatric surgery at the Center for Surgical Weight Management at Gwinnett Medical...

2013-12-10 12:33:21

CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether you're preparing a holiday dish or a holiday feast, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to practice safe food handling and keep in mind the needs of those who may be vulnerable to food poisoning. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/DC30947) "While you should always practice safe food handling, some guests might be particularly vulnerable to food poisoning, such as older adults, pregnant women,...

2013-12-03 12:27:59

MONTRÉAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Leading academics and researchers will reveal this week their latest research findings to health professionals about an important nutrient in maintaining overall health - protein - at a series of cross-Canada symposia titled, "Protein: a nutrient in focus." The events will take place in Edmonton, Toronto, Montréal, and Moncton and are organized by the Registered Dietitians with Dairy Farmers of Canada. Beginning today, leading experts will...

2013-11-15 12:25:19

CHICAGO, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The reality of existing insurance coverage precludes effective implementation of four newly released cardiovascular guidelines from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Academy supports the new guidelines and urges public and private insurance carriers to follow the recommendations so that Americans will have access to health care they deserve....

2013-11-14 12:27:32

$1000 award to be gifted to subject of winning video, Sheldon Elementary School in Richmond, CA WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF) today announced that their Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play (EB4K) program and Sheldon Elementary in Richmond, California were awarded $1000 for the Nutrition Policy Video Contest from the Colorado Foundation for Health and the Environment. EB4K is an evidence-based program that promotes nutrition,...

2013-11-07 16:27:56

CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodMinds, a food and nutrition consulting and communications agency, continues to expand its roster of seasoned nutrition, health and wellness professionals with two new appointments: Juli Mandel Sloves joins as a senior vice president, and Julie Alessi, RD, joins as a senior account executive. Sloves, a 12-year veteran of Campbell Soup Company with more than 20 years of communications expertise, was most recently senior manager, Global R&D...

2013-11-07 13:30:28

An analysis of 6 popular food blogs reported in the current issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior More people are cooking at home, and more people are finding their recipes online via food blogs. The photos of dishes posted on the blogs, however, may attract potential cooks more than the nutritional value of the recipes. In addition, many food companies sponsor these sites, so the recipes become advertisements for their products. This has the potential to change the...

2013-11-07 08:28:34

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition for Dummies is an "Anniversary Gift" for People with Diabetes CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Toby Smithson, founder of DiabetesEveryDay.com, has always done a little something special for herself on the anniversary of her own type 1 diabetes diagnosis a few days after Halloween in 1968. Staying healthy in spite of diabetes is something to celebrate. This year, however, the nationally known registered dietitian nutritionist and...

2013-11-06 23:27:02

HungerShield exhibited at the New York State Chiropractor Association Fall Convention to provide samples and information to local chiropractors who wish to address the growing demand for wellness services within their practice. Scarsdale, New York (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 In continuing the expansion of the HungerShield product into Health Care practices, HungerShield founders are now working with Chiropractors who frequently need to address wellness concerns with their patients. Being...