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2013-11-26 23:20:32

The processed food industry makes billions of dollars from sales of processed food that contains high amounts of sugar, salt and fat; one small snack food company is fighting back. Extend Nutrition, the flagship brand of Clinical Products LLC, is going toe-to-toe against the junk-food giants and was featured on multiple St. Louis radio stations last week. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 It’s a sad state of affairs in the US snack food industry. Big food companies continue to...

Nutritional Labeling Restaurants Healthier Food Choices
2013-11-19 08:31:26

[ Watch the Video: Nutritional Menu Labels Making A Difference ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Drexel University demonstrated that customers of full-service, dine-in restaurants do use nutritional labeling to help them make healthier food choices. “This is the first field-based study of mandatory menu labeling laws that found a large overall adjusted difference in calories between customers who dined at labeled restaurants when compared...

Consumers Don't Follow Fast Food Calorie Posts When Ordering: Study
2013-11-16 06:21:42

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from New York University's (NYU) Langone Medical Center reveals that posting the calorie content of menu items at major fast-food chains in Philadelphia, per federal law, does not change purchasing habits or decrease the number of calories that those customers consume. The new findings, reported at the Obesity Society's annual scientific meeting this week, echo those conducted by the same team among low-income...


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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