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2014-09-17 12:28:01

Experts Applaud Food & Beverage Industry Actions to Improve the Food Environment SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of new research showing that 16 major food and beverage companies have collectively cut 6.4 trillion calories from U.S. food products, The Obesity Society (TOS) issues an official position statement pointing to the pervasive availability of foods high in calories per unit of weight, or energy density, as a contributing factor for...

2014-09-07 11:59:54

Heart disease is an umbrella term for a wide range of related conditions that affect the heart. Coronary heart disease is one example, resulting from plaque build-up on the inner walls of arteries – this reduces the blood flow to the heart and thereby increases the chances of experiencing a heart attack or other complication. Other common heart conditions include: Brugada Syndrome This is a condition that affects the heart rhythm by restricting the sodium ions in heart cells,...

2014-09-06 23:01:49

A new report on the website Vinamy.com called ‘The Ultimate Michelle Bridges Diet Plan: How to Achieve Total Body Transformation in 12 Weeks’ uncovers positive consumption habits which readers can use to achieve a healthier body and lifestyle. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Michelle Bridges is one of Australia’s most popular celebrities for a reason: she simply knows how to inspire people to be better than who they currently are. That is what propelled her to become one of...

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2014-09-02 09:08:06

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The quality of the US diet is showing signs of slow and steady improvement, but there are clear indications that overall the diet is still “poor.” Much of the improvement in US dietary intake is due to reductions in the consumption of trans fats. The difference between higher and lower socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups is widening. These are the conclusions of a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH),...

junk food
2014-08-29 05:44:16

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Testing on rats has shown that too much junk food may teach our brains to disregard the need for a balanced diet. Reduced self-control from eating bad food could chart a course to overeating and obesity that becomes increasingly difficult to deviate from. Research has shown that when rats are given access to a junk food diet, the result is not only weight gain but also a reduced appetite for varied foods. The natural inclination...

2014-08-26 23:09:54

Moms on the go can still maintain a healthy lifestyle for the family despite busy schedules with meals from World Gardens Café. Upland, California (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Summer has come and gone now school is back in session. For a lot of families, that means after school sports and activities too. Busy schedules can make it difficult to maintain a healthy diet. World Gardens Café offers a full menu of healthy meals perfect for moms on the go. Moms aren’t alone! A formal...

2014-08-25 12:24:28

Music superstar helps bee-loved Honey Nut Cheerios character Buzz encourage people to connect through dance and celebrate happy and healthy moments MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight-time Grammy Award-winning megastar Usher and Buzz the Bee, the iconic Honey Nut Cheerios((TM)) character, are using dance to spread the word that being healthy can be fun and delicious. Starting today, the two new friends are asking people to celebrate and share healthy and happy moments, like...

2014-08-14 23:07:02

Typical freeway fare includes fast food, microwave-ready service station options -- bags of chips, and lots of sodas -- navigate a way around the junk food and maintain a healthy diet with World Gardens Cafe. Upland, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 For many families, summer just is not summer without a long family road trip. Being on the road can be stressful already, World Gardens Café helps families prepare for a healthy road trip. Families can avoid the fast food bloat with...

Pistachios Could Lower Vascular Response To Stress In People With Type 2 Diabetes
2014-08-07 03:05:43

By Sheila G. West, Penn State Among people with type 2 diabetes, eating pistachios may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life, according to Penn State researchers. "In adults with diabetes, two servings of pistachios per day lowered vascular constriction during stress and improved neural control of the heart," said Sheila G. West, professor of biobehavioral health and nutritional sciences. "Although nuts are high in fat, they contain good fats, fiber, potassium and...

diet crowdsourcing
2014-08-06 08:29:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal App users as good as trained experts at rating healthiness of foods Crowdsourcing may help dieters stick to healthy foods and lose weight, as participants are as good as trained experts at correctly rating the healthiness of foods and giving feedback on them, indicates research published online in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Being able to track energy intake and getting personalized feedback on diet have been linked to...


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