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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....

2014-06-17 23:13:03

Health is wealth and it is possible to achieve it only through healthy and balanced food, rich in nutritious values. OMICS Group International, a leading Science event organizer invites the scientists, researchers, academicians and students across the to take an active part in the 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on “Nutrition & Food Sciences to be held during September 23-25, 2014 Valencia, Spain” with a theme on “Importance of Nutrition in Daily Life & Advancing...

2014-06-16 10:01:32

American Diabetes Association Study finds healthier eating pattern provides benefit independent of other lifestyle changes Improving the overall quality of one's diet helps to prevent type 2 diabetes, independent of other lifestyle changes, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association's 74th Scientific Sessions®. The study, by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, found that those who improved their diet quality index scores by 10 percent over...

heart failure on a bun
2014-06-14 05:07:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consumption of processed red meats such as cold cuts, hot dogs and bacon has been linked to an increased risk of heart failure and corresponding death in men, researchers reported this week in the journal Circulation: Heart Failure. In the study, researchers from the Warsaw University of Life Sciences and the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet investigated, for the first time, the impact eating...

2014-06-13 23:06:02

11 Friedman Fellows are presenting their work on some of the most cutting-edge diabetes and food & nutrition research in the country, ranging from the role of vitamin D in diabetes, to diabetes and cancer, to food sources in the Navajo Nation. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman New York Foundation for Medical Research will have a significant presence this weekend in San Francisco at the American Diabetes Association’s 74th Scientific...

2014-06-11 16:26:35

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy Foundation Announce Children's Health and Nutrition Education Campaign CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To highlight the role everyone plays in ensuring a healthy future for our nation's children, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation announce the first Kids Eat Right Month, to be celebrated each August. Kids Eat Right Month will focus on the importance of healthful eating and active lifestyles...

2014-06-10 23:01:05

New recommendations published in JACN emphasize a plant-based diet to reduce the risk of several types of cancer. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Six dietary guidelines – more aggressive than previous cancer prevention advice will be unveiled in the June 30 issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The cancer prevention guidelines, emphasizing a diet rich in plant-based foods, such as soy beans and cruciferous, allium, and carotenoid vegetables, are based on the...

2014-06-10 16:26:44

National Fisheries Institute Spreads the Word About New Recommendations, Which are Based on Review of Ten Years of Scientific Findings WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released draft advice that strongly encourages pregnant and breastfeeding women to eat more fish as part of a healthy diet. The new advice is an update to the agencies' 2004 advice, which was widely misinterpreted as a...

saturated fat and genetic obesity risk
2014-06-05 05:33:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many advertisements today talk about what kind of fats are in their products. Dietary fats come in three main varieties: unsaturated, saturated and trans. Your body can't operate correctly without dietary fat, but how much of which kind is right? The Mayo Clinic reports that one main concern with dietary fats is the high caloric content, and the role they might play in conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity. A new study from...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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