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2014-09-17 08:27:21

Largest Database of Product Ratings Now Accessible to Consumers Via Mobile NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HowGood, an independent research organization and the best source of information on the food we eat, today announced it has closed a $2 million round of funding, along with the launch of a new mobile app available for users of both iPhone and Android. Over the past seven years, HowGood has developed the world's largest database of sustainable food ratings and has developed an...

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...

2014-03-05 23:26:12

King Kullen provides customers with the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System in honor of National Nutrition Month. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Since 1980, Americans have recognized March as National Nutrition Month. Year-round, King Kullen Grocery Co., Inc. is dedicated to helping its customers focus their attention on making informed food choices and developing sound eating habits. National Nutrition Month is the appropriate time for reminding King Kullen customers that the company...

2014-03-03 23:04:11

The National School Boards Association, Montel Williams and Frank Davis, partnered to share the Stand Up 4 Public Schools Mission along with the Activz Whole-Food Nutrition. Simplified. at the GBK Oscars Gifting Lounge in Hollywood, CA. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Frank Davis, Founder of Activz Whole-Food Nutrition, and Montel Williams, the Emmy Award-winning celebrity and wellness advocate, today announced that their partnership with the National School Boards Association (NSBA) to introduce...

2014-02-27 08:23:34

New Whole-Farm EncircaSM service Offerings Unveiled MIAMI, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Executive Vice President James C. Borel outlined growth drivers across the seed, crop protection and nutrition and health businesses today at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Agriculture Conference - highlighting the launch of a next generation decision services platform for U.S. farmers. "Increasing global demand for more nutritious, safe and affordable food is driving...

FDA Proposes First Major Nutrition Label Changes Since 1994
2014-02-27 08:08:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Obama Administration will today be announcing a new FDA proposal on nutritional labels – the first major revamp in nearly 20 years. The update is focusing largely on calorie information, serving sizes and added sugars. With obesity and chronic disease skyrocketing, the revision proposal aims to help people make more healthful food choices and to also encourage the food industry to reformulate many products that include too...

2014-02-11 08:33:08

Creator of leading food quality management, traceability and information platform receives its 22nd US patent REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YottaMark Inc. today announced it has been granted a patent on methods for personalizing food nutrition scores. The Company's ShopWell app, downloaded more than a million times in 2013, helps shoppers make healthy choices about the food they buy simply by scanning a UPC barcode from a product label. Unlike...

2014-01-08 17:38:09

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Food prepared away from home is typically higher in calories and lower in nutrition than food prepared at home, but it now makes up more than one-third of all calories purchased in the United States. Consumers tend to view full-service restaurants as providing healthier, higher quality food than fast-food restaurants, but some studies have found much higher calorie, fat, and sodium levels in food at full-service...

TV Ads For Children More Unhealthy Than Those At Other Time Slots
2013-12-18 10:47:36

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Anyone who grew up watching cartoons as a kid can probably remember what most of the ads that went along with their favorite shows were for: sugary cereals, soda, candy and fast food. Now, a new study, published in the journal Childhood Obesity, has confirmed that the nutritional value of food and beverages advertised on children’s television programs is much lower than the food products advertised during general programming. The...


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