Latest Nutrition transition Stories

2014-03-28 13:36:21

Disadvantaged children who attend high-quality early childhood development programs including healthcare and nutrition have significantly improved health as adults.

2013-02-21 13:19:26

Over eating, sedentary lifestyles, cultural attitudes, and lack of prevention programs are to blame for the rising epidemic of obesity in the Asia Pacific region.

2012-12-31 05:01:48

Bel Marra Health, well known for offering high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, is reporting on a new study that says obesity now tops hunger as a top world

2010-11-22 19:41:53

A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds that high body mass index (BMI) in developing countries remains primarily a problem of the rich.

2010-06-16 06:35:00

Experts said Tuesday that new US nutritional guidelines should focus on keeping Americans from becoming more overweight, putting an emphasis on healthier foods but also on finding ways to help Americans eat better and get more exercise.

2009-07-27 18:01:00

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2006-02-10 11:22:49

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose families have trouble putting food on the table do not appear to be at increased risk of obesity, new study findings suggest.

2005-08-04 17:10:01

While nutritional status has improved worldwide over the past fifty years, new nutrition-related problems have also emerged. In an article recently published in The Journal of Nutrition, Eileen Kennedy DSc, RD, dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, offers an updated view of global nutrition.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.