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2014-01-30 23:33:36

Despite increased awareness of the dangers of SoFAS (Solid Fats and Added Sugars), children continue to consume over the recommended allowance for discretionary calorie intake prompting Life Science Nutritionals to create a new infographic aimed at educating parents about SoFAS. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine revealed an alarming trend, prompting Life Science Nutritionals (LSN) to create a new infographic...

2014-01-14 23:27:04

Dr. Martha Pyron of Medicine in Motion talks practical ways to alter eating habits for long-term diet changes and sustainable weight management. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 It’s crunch time. New Year’s resolutions have been made, and, with January half over, people’s resolve is beginning to waiver. When immediate results aren’t seen or the resolutions turn out to be more time-consuming and troublesome than they’re seemingly worth, it’s easy to let them start to...

2013-12-16 23:24:29

Medicine in Motion Reminds Patients to Reach Fitness and Body Goals in 2014 by Starting with a Better Diet Austin, Texas (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Another new year is almost here, and that means it’s time to start making resolutions. Whether a person wants a better relationship, a fitter body or a sharper mind, now is the time people all over the world reflect on how to improve their lives. With more than one-third of U.S. adults being obese, it’s likely that health and wellness...

Fast Food Menus Are Not Getting Any Lighter
2012-11-14 11:11:04

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The debate on fast food has come some way since the beginning of its inception. These fast food stops may be known for their greasy goodness like French fries and hamburgers, but they have worked to provide healthier options for their customers. Gone are the fatty, fried dishes; instead, there is lighter fare, including salads and fresh fruits, and calorie counts on menus. However, researchers believe that these minor changes are...

2012-07-18 23:00:53

Summer´s here! With all the invites for BBQs and cocktail parties pouring in, how can you keep yourself swim suit and sundress-ready? Here are 5 key weight loss and appetite control tips to keep in mind! Scarsdale, New York (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Registered Dietitian and HungerShield co-founder Elizabeth DeRobertis, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, shares the following key tips to lose weight, control appetite or simply avoid weight gain this summer: 1) "Prioritize where you want to spend your...

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2010-10-02 06:25:00

With over 23 million children and adolescents in the US overweight or obese, the risks for many chronic diseases continue to increase. An article in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association examines the diets of American youth and finds some disturbing results. "The epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents is now widely regarded as one of the most important public health problems in the US," commented Jill Reedy, PhD, MPH, RD, and Susan M. Krebs-Smith,...

2009-05-21 21:33:45

Summer brings better exercising weather and a greater choice of slimming foods so it is a perfect time to slim down, a U.S. dietitian advises. This is not only a great time for sports, walking and swimming, but for making low-calorie seasonal fruits and vegetables the focus of meals, says Lynn Goldstein of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City. This time of year offers us a greater variety of healthy foods to choose from which makes this an ideal...

2008-09-29 14:40:00

By ASHLEY KINDERGAN, STAFF WRITER It's difficult to think of a way to add pounds faster than living the stereotypical college lifestyle. Juggling coursework, jobs and a social life leaves little time for exercising or even regular meals. Late-night study sessions are often fueled by the nearest 24-hour greasy spoon. Getting too little sleep can also trick the body into craving more food. On top of all that, many freshmen are taking in many more calories from alcohol than they have in...

2008-09-10 21:00:08

By Janet Helm Maybe you think nutritionists flip-flop as often as political candidates seem to do. Eggs are bad, no eggs are OK. Switch to margarine, no go back to butter. Drink eight glasses of water each day, no never mind. What appears to be conflicting news about nutrition can be attributed to the ever-evolving nature of science, said Linda Van Horn, a professor of preventive medicine and nutrition researcher at Northwestern University. New discoveries about the composition of...


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