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2013-07-19 10:47:41

Despite the lack of any concrete evidence that menu labels encourage consumers to make healthier food choices, they have become a popular tool for policymakers in the fight against obesity. Carnegie Mellon University researchers recently put menu labels to the test by investigating whether providing diners with recommended calorie intake information along with the menu items caloric content would improve their food choices. The study, published in the American Journal of Public Health,...

2013-07-10 20:22:12

ATLANTA, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The views put forth in the opinion piece, "Artificial sweeteners produce the counterintuitive effect of inducing metabolic derangements,"(1) (Swithers, S. E. (2013). Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism) are biased and highly speculative. "The author ignores the large body of robust scientific research that demonstrates the safety and benefits of low-calorie sweeteners," said Haley Curtis Stevens, Ph.D. of the Calorie Control Council, whose...

2013-06-28 23:20:02

The 17 Cheat Foods That Burn Fat manual developed by Brett Hall and Joel Marion is a recently launched, yet very informative material that helps readers reach the desired physical condition without making any efforts or giving up their favorite products. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Daily Gossip, an online publication discussing the latest trends of lifestyle, health and sports, has awarded Brett Hall and Joel Marion’s latest guide, the 17 Cheat Foods That Burn Fat as the most...

2013-06-05 11:48:20

Products derived from coconuts and oil palm trees are the primary protein sources in swine diets in parts of Africa, southeast Asia, South America, and Europe. New research from the University of Illinois is helping to establish the nutritional value of these products. "In many countries in the world, and particularly in the tropics, copra and palm kernel products are the main protein sources for livestock. You also see palm kernel products and copra products fed throughout Latin America...

2013-05-28 23:21:15

YoloStrips announces two nutrition strips that provide the right nutrition to keep a well-balanced, healthy body. (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Developed with exclusive, word-class techniques, YoloStrips created two nutrition strips, YoloBoost and YoloSleep, to offer users an easy way to stay healthy on a hectic, stressful schedule. YoloStrips realizes that with everything people deal with on a day-to-day basis, it´s difficult to take in all the nutrients the body needs to function at its...

2013-05-28 08:29:27

LifeQuotes4U infographic explores how dietary choices affect consumer health CHEADLE HULME, England, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeQuotes4U has launched the guide as just one of it's efforts to educate even the most laid back of consumers to think about calories differently as meal and snack times approach. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130528/PH20628) The noteworthy life insurance company LifeQuotes4U has a vested interest in the health, wellness and weight...

2013-05-23 11:41:04

Girls and obese youth 70-80 percent more likely to use information than boys and youth with a healthy BMI A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely to use calorie information given in the restaurants to inform their food choices. It also found that young people eating at fast food or chain restaurants twice a week...

Restaurants, Processed Foods Still Exceed Recommended Daily Nutritional Limits
2013-05-14 09:03:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Efforts to reduce sodium in processed food and fast food have been slow and inconsistent, and menu offerings at many independent and small chain restaurants often times contain two to three times the recommended caloric needs of an individual adult for a single meal, according to two research papers published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In one study, Dr. Michael F. Jacobson, Executive Director of the Center for...

2013-05-13 23:31:39

Burn The Fat is a brand new method created Tom Venuto, who claims to help people burn body fat and transform their body in just 49 days. A full Burn The Fat review on the site Vkool.com indicates if the method is worth using. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Burn The Fast is the latest weight loss method developed by Tom Venuto that claims to help people burn body fat. With this method, users can lose body fat quickly without having to take pills, suffering from extreme diet and spending...

Americans Still Consume Too Much Sugar Despite Improving Trends
2013-05-02 14:25:21

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the trends appear to be improving over time, Americans still consume too much sugar, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Scientists at the CDC found that 13 percent of all calories consumed by American adults come from sugar. However, that figure represents an improving trend as 18 percent of total calories came from sugar in 1999-2000 and 14.6 percent of total calories came from...