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2014-07-31 05:14:40

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There is no question that the nutrients found in fruits and vegetables are beneficial for your health, and that they can lower the risk of many diseases and increase the longevity of your life. The results of the various studies, however, are not consistent. The question under debate, therefore, is how much is enough to reach these benefits? An international team of researchers, led by the Harvard School for Public Health, performed...

2014-06-18 20:21:58

Health Professionals Learn Strawberries' Role in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Encouraging children and adults of all ages to improve fruit intake and variety by adding strawberries to their diet, the California Strawberry Commission and Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) teamed to present registered dietitians (RDs) with substantial evidence to classify strawberries as a functional food - offering health...

2014-03-28 23:02:28

Private-sector venture, led by creators of The Color Way,™ introduces new color-guided, goal-oriented, marketing initiative focused on the DGA recommendations. Portland, ME (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For more than two decades, Americans have been preached to and educated about eating more fruits and vegetables for better health. Increasing fruit and vegetables consumption has been one of the leading recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines For Americans (DGAs), as well as from most major...

2013-06-25 23:18:30

Only three percent of active-duty military are getting the recommended servings of fruit, vegetables and whole grains. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 More than 95 percent of active-duty military members are not getting the recommended servings of fruit, vegetables and whole grains according to a recent study published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The study, titled “Eating Patterns and Leisure-Time Exercise Among Active Duty Military Personnel: A Comparison to the...

Eating Fruits And Vegetables Improves Our Mind, Makes Us Happier
2013-01-24 09:21:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We all know that fruits and vegetables are an important part of our daily diet. Countless studies have shown that these edibles are necessary for maintaining good health throughout life. Some studies have even shown how fruits and vegetables can help us do remarkable things, such as quit smoking. Now, a new study has found that those sweet fruits and crunchy veggies can not only improve our body, but also improve our mind. A team...

2012-01-22 11:00:00

Protica Research announced today that it has developed a product that delivers a staggering five servings of fruits and vegetables in a single three-ounce, ready-to-drink shot. Branded Fruitasia®, the product is intended to help consumers obtain the USDA´s daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Protica Research announced today that it has developed a product that delivers a staggering five servings of fruits and vegetables in a...

2012-01-10 23:26:01

Canadians aren't eating sufficient fruits and vegetables, Concordia study finds Adults from 30 to 60 years old, especially those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, aren´t consuming the daily recommended levels of fruits and vegetables. Quebecers, however, eat more of nature´s produce than their fellow Canadians. These are some of the findings of a new Concordia University study, published by Nutrition Journal, which sheds light on who reaches in their fridge crisper often...

2011-11-24 11:34:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report yesterday highlighting the need for healthier school lunches. The report, based on data from the 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS), shows that one-third of high school students do not eat vegetables each day and more than 25 percent do not always have a daily serving of fruit. “Our basic findings are that fruit and vegetable consumption among high school students is low,”...

2011-06-15 14:55:59

Californians seem to be listening According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Healthy People 2010 objectives, adequate fruit and vegetable consumption is a national public health priority for disease prevention and maintenance of good health. Not only do fruits and vegetables furnish valuable dietary nutrients, but they also contribute vital elements to chronic disease prevention for heart disease, hypertension, certain cancers, vision problems of aging, and...

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