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2014-05-21 23:15:53

Evolutionary Eating: How We Got Fat and 7 Simple Fixes by Dr. Theresa Nesbitt addresses how we can overcome our current state of obesity and activate our bodies' self-regulating mechanism, once again achieving a healthy state. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health recognizes National Women's Health Week. Statistics show that almost 2 out of 3 adult women are obese, which puts them at increased risk for a...

2014-05-21 23:05:27

Whole-Food Nutrition Company founder competes in the nation’s most highly-acclaimed national senior championships on bronze-winning 65+ age category team. Frank Davis is named most valuable player by Masters Basketball Association and shares Activz Whole-Food as secret to his success. Coral Springs, FL & Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Frank Davis, founder of Activz Whole-Food Nutrition, was named “Most Valuable Player” in Masters Basketball Association National Senior...

2014-05-20 23:11:18

GB HealthWatch, a nutritional genomics company, announces the release of a new iPhone app, HealthWatch 360, an innovative health app designed to help people lose weight, boost energy, reduce stress, control blood pressure and prevent diet-related chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Nutritional science is seamlessly integrated into the app’s simple layout; HealthWatch 360 is much more than a calorie counter, it is like a personal nutritionist in your pocket. San...

Taxes On Unhealthy Foods Needed To Help Fight Obesity Epidemic
2014-05-19 13:57:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 67th session of the World Health Assembly gets underway this week in Geneva, a UN investigator is making the case for health experts to push harder to fight the growing obesity epidemic. Belgian professor Olivier de Schutter said in an opening statement to the annual summit of the WHO that a global pact is needed to tackle obesity, stating that unhealthy eating poses a greater risk to...

2014-05-15 18:37:28

Wiley Zinc supplements reduce diarrhoea and other infections in malnourished children, and may prevent death, according to a new study published in The Cochrane Library. The study is the first Cochrane systematic review to focus on zinc as a means to prevent childhood death, including deaths caused by diarrhoea, one of the biggest killers of under-fives. Zinc is a micronutrient with important roles in growth and in the immune, nervous and reproductive systems. The human body cannot make...

2014-05-15 12:37:30

Supplementation in Addition to Food Sources Could Help U.S. Adult Population Meet Omega-3 Fatty Acid Consumption Recommendations NORTHRIDGE, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published in the Nutrition Journal concludes that a large percent of the U.S. adult population is not meeting recommendations for omega-3 fatty acid consumption set for by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA). The Pharmavite supported study examined the intake of total fish, fish high in omega-3...

2014-05-14 08:32:26

WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows people who eat canned foods typically have healthier diets and consume more essential nutrients. Canned foods are also recommended by nutrition experts nationwide as key to getting healthy family meals on the table more often. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130214/NY60501LOGO The findings, based on an analysis of national eating trends and a survey of leading nutrition experts, revealed that canned foods are not only a...

2014-05-13 23:08:12

Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic snack brand by Facebook users in the USA, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic food brand on Facebook, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. The nutrition company offers innovative snacks created by Dr. Francine Kaufman, a past president of the American Diabetes Association...

2014-05-13 04:22:36

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Omega Q Plus® Lutein, a unique supplement for supporting a healthy heart and eyes. BETHESDA, Md., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Omega Q Plus(®) Lutein, a unique eye health supplement formulated by Stephen Sinatra, MD, that provides optimum support for healthy vision and heart health by...

2014-05-08 23:15:27

Niraj Jetly, SVP, CIO/COO, led a team to develop Big Data technologies to process 150 million nutritional data elements and provide incentives and rewards based upon behavioral changes that take place at the supermarket. Newton, Mass. (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 NutriSavings is proud to announce that Niraj Jetly, SVP, CIO/COO, was named as a 2014 CIO of the Year from Mass High Tech Boston Business Journal in the category of emerging business. Working with health and nutrition experts,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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