Latest Nutrient Stories

2009-05-18 10:43:42

Excess phosphorus and nitrogen produced by human activities on neighboring land is making its way into our coastal waters and degrading both water quality and aquatic life.

2009-02-09 14:30:00

New research from Boston University School of Medicine found that teens who consumed closer to three daily servings of dairy foods had less body fat and lower body mass indexes (BMI) than those who consumed less dairy.

2008-12-29 12:20:00

Studies have shown that human hair, a readily available waste generated from barbershops and hair salons, combined with additional compost, is an additional nutrient source for crops.

2008-12-10 09:43:21

A team of researchers led by Princeton University scientists has found for the first time that tropical rainforests, a vital part of the Earth's ecosystem, rely on the rare trace element molybdenum to capture the nitrogen fertilizer needed to support their wildly productive growth.

2008-10-24 12:00:08

CHICAGO, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. is at a crossroads when it comes to nutrition advice. For decades, Americans have heard a lot about what not to eat, and much less about nutrient-rich foods to enjoy when building a healthy diet.

2008-10-13 12:00:17

Week 20 -- Make sense of nutrition. I have so many people ask me questions about nutrition, that I asked Karen Hanson, director of nutrition for the Kansas Beef Council, to provide us with more specific details about the nutrition component of healthy living.

2008-09-25 15:00:15

Most British children have a diet with enough essential vitamins and minerals, even though they consume more sugar than recommended, researchers said.

2008-09-10 21:00:08

By Janet Helm Maybe you think nutritionists flip-flop as often as political candidates seem to do. Eggs are bad, no eggs are OK. Switch to margarine, no go back to butter. Drink eight glasses of water each day, no never mind.

2008-09-01 09:00:24

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA Pyongyang, September 1 (KCNA) - The DPRK is concentrating its efforts on developing health foods. Public health and biological science research institutions have developed various kinds of specially efficacious health foods.

2008-08-19 09:00:16

Snacktrition, a new line of calcium and fiber enhanced nut snacks from Mellace Family Brands, today released the results of a national consumer survey that sheds some light on common snacking habits and nutrition knowledge.

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