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2012-04-10 10:22:10

Researchers predict that without changes to eating and activity, more than 1 in 5 young people will be obese by 2020 In order for the nation to achieve goals set by the federal government for reducing obesity rates by 2020, children in the United States would need to eliminate an average of 64 excess calories per day, researchers calculated in a study published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. This reduction could be achieved by decreasing calorie intake, increasing...

2012-04-09 21:43:36

New research from the University of Illinois sheds light on the nutritional value of whey powder and whey permeate as a lactose source for pigs. "We wanted to determine the energy concentration and digestibility of phosphorus in whey powder, in conventional whey permeate, and in low-ash whey permeate because these values had not been determined," said Hans H. Stein, a U of I professor of animal sciences. Skim milk powder has been used to meet the requirement for lactose by weanling...

2012-04-04 23:00:05

Limited-edition Gift for Moms Includes Exclusive Items and Free Shipping Valhalla, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Balance Bar®, one of America´s original nutrition/energy bar leaders, is offering its first-ever Mother´s Day Gift Set. It´s the perfect choice for active, on-the go moms who appreciate the right combination of great taste, healthy nutrition, energy and convenience. The limited-edition Balance Bar Mother´s Day Gift Set includes: twenty-four bars of...

2012-03-14 18:50:00

CLIF Builder´s® Finds Protein Knowledge Lagging Behind Other Health and Fitness Topics Emeryville, Calif. (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 CLIF Builder´s®, the great tasting high-protein bar, revealed the results of a new survey today showing that most Americans are unsure of how much protein they need on a daily basis, even though they know other essential health and fitness facts like how much water to drink and how often they should exercise. Just 35 percent of Americans...

2012-03-08 14:55:37

UCSF Identifies New Target Against Obesity Involving Brown Fat In the war against obesity, one´s own fat cells may seem an unlikely ally, but new research from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) suggests ordinary fat cells can be reengineered to burn calories. While investigating how a common drug given to people with diabetes works in mice, a UCSF team discovered that a protein called PRDM16, found in both men and mice, can throw a switch on fat cells, converting...

2012-03-07 02:30:00

Protica has announced that their newly released protein shot, Profect®, can provide important nutrients to help improve the life of sedentary people Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Protica has announced that their newly released protein shot, Profect®, can provide important nutrients to help improve the life of sedentary people. While the value of protein in diet has been accepted and promoted within the athletic community, it has been less well disseminated within the...

US Kids Consume Too Much Sugar, Mostly From Processed Foods: CDC
2012-03-01 06:02:14

Children and adolescents are consuming far too much sugar, mostly from packaged and processed foods, according to a report released on Wednesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “The consumption of added sugars, which are sweeteners added to processed and prepared foods, has been associated with measures of cardiovascular disease risk among adolescents, including adverse cholesterol concentrations,” the CDC said in its report, which is based on...

2012-02-28 12:10:00

A McDonald's in Texas has installed an interactive kiosk allowing patrons to access previously difficult to find nutrition information about the restaurant's food. Brianna Ladapo and other advocates of healthy living applaud this effort and support a higher level of transparency concerning nutrition. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 28, 2012 Nutrition has become a topic of focus for modern-day Americans, due in part to a better awareness of the value of healthy living. Despite the fact that...

2012-02-22 14:50:00

Dispels common misconceptions surrounding strength training Champaign, IL (PRWEB) February 22, 2012 Women often subscribe to fitness fads, hearsay, and offbeat diets to get fit. According to top trainer Irene Lewis-McCormick, women must stop succumbing to pop culture in order to see greater strength and muscle definition. “It´s staggering the amount of misinformation that surrounds women and exercise,” says Lewis-McCormick. “With respect to the myths and...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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