Latest Human nutrition Stories

2014-07-08 23:13:55

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a specialist in child nutrition and feeding, has recently released her expert strategies for how parents can use a Farmers’ Market to promote healthy, open-minded eating habits in their children. (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD has recently released her recommendations for how parents can use a Farmers' Market to encourage their picky eaters to try new foods on their own, no nagging required. As a speaker, author, and...

2014-07-08 20:22:32

Protease Allows For Alternative Sources of Protein in Swine and Poultry Rations ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High corn and soy prices have poultry and swine producers seeking alternative protein sources. Previously, nutritionists have discounted using sorghum as an alternative ingredient as it contains proteins that are difficult to digest. Sorghum, the fourth largest crop produced in the U.S. at 389 million bushels in 2013, is also grown in many regions of the world where...

2014-07-07 23:04:23

The Culinary Dietitian and Television Host will help educate people about the Dukan Diet and demonstrate that eating healthy while losing weight can still be delicious. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The Dukan Diet, a four-phase weight loss plan created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, has signed culinary dietitian and television host Gina Keatley as the new spokeswoman. As an advocate of cooking and eating wholesome, natural, lean protein foods, Keatley is the ideal spokeswoman for the...

2014-07-07 23:00:54

In the article “Ending the War on Fat,” Time Magazine touts wellness advice that Dr. Casad has been giving her patients since 2009. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 For the past five years, Dr. Connie Casad, a Dallas, Texas gynecologist and bio-identical hormone specialist, has been advising her patients to eat good fats, eliminate sugar and processed sugars in their diets, to increase fruits, vegetables, grains and reduce portions for a healthier lifestyle. Now, she is seeing that...

weight loss protein
2014-07-05 05:12:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eating foods that are high in protein can be a more effective way to lose weight than the more traditional calorie-counting method, according to research presented this week at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Biology in Manchester, England. While the nutritional values of food are typically given in standard energy units such as kilojoules or kilocalories, University of Sydney nutritional ecologist Professor...

2014-07-01 10:12:35

University of Warwick The lifestyle altering effects of westernization could be responsible for the high prevalence of obesity, and associated health risks in sub-Saharan Africa, researchers have found. The study, published in PLOS ONE, by a team from the University of Warwick Medical School found that over one in five women in Nigeria were reported to be overweight or obese, with this statistic increasing among demographics with improved social and economic indicators. Those women...

2014-06-30 16:26:58

OWINGS MILLS, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced the addition of three new members to its Scientific Advisory Board: Simon Barquera, M.D., Ph.D., Susan Barr, Ph.D., R.D, and Steven Heymsfield, M.D. With the recent additions, Medifast's Scientific Advisory Board is now comprised of nine medical and scientific...

2014-06-27 23:03:18

In response to customer requests, Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified. has launched a new weekday blog devoted to sharing healthy and whole-food living resources. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified., is pleased to announce the successful launch of their new weekday blog devoted to sharing whole-food living resources. The Activz Health Blog, much requested by Activz customers after their launch in March at Natural Products Expo West in...

Consumers Want Less Sugar And Salt, Worry Less About Fat
2014-06-25 06:29:25

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Earlier this month, redOrbit reported about how food marketers were pulling some interesting tricks out of their bag to convince the casual consumer that a patently unhealthy item might actually be considered a healthful option. Many consumers, however, don't need to be told that slapping the word 'antioxidant' on a bottle of Cherry 7-Up doesn't make it a better drink option than, say, water or natural fruit or vegetable juice. Despite...

Kids Getting Too Many Vitamins From Breakfast Cereal
2014-06-24 11:14:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In reaction to widespread nutritional deficiency illnesses in the first part of the 20th century, cereal makers began adding essential vitamins and minerals to their products around 1940. Now, a new report from the health research and advocacy organization Environmental Working Group has found that popular breakfast cereals are exposing developing and very young children to excessive levels of vitamin A, zinc and other nutrients....

Word of the Day
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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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