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2014-03-17 08:29:39

The soluble fiber in oats helps lower total and LDL cholesterol, but scientists now say that the cardiovascular health benefits of oats goes beyond fiber. DALLAS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven top scientists from around the globe presented the latest findings on the powerful compounds found in oats in a scientific session titled, Physicochemical Properties and Biological Functionality of Oats, at the 247(th) Annual Conference of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX. Scientists...

2014-02-26 20:21:23

The brand known for wholesome, delicious breakfasts and snacks provides a total of $125,000 to support healthy habits and getting kids moving in schools CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Giving kids the inspiration, motivation and opportunity to stay active and eat right has never been more relevant than it is today. In fact, a recent study found only one in four adolescents gets enough exercise(1),( )and less than one percent of kids are getting the daily recommended amount of whole...

2014-01-20 23:24:30

Nationwide car wraps manufacturer JMR Graphics responds to an article on Quaker Oats’ new 3D, interactive billboard in Shanghai. Central Islip, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 JMR Graphics, a nationwide car wraps manufacturer, comments on an article discussing Quaker Oats’ new 3D, interactive billboards scattered across Shanghai. In an article published by The Drum on January 6th titled “DDB Shanghai unveils Quaker Oats city hot spot creative,”innovative Quaker Oats billboards...

2014-01-17 16:22:51

Celebrity Mom Brooke Burke-Charvet Hosts Short Film Premiere at 2014 Sundance Film Festival CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- These days, we're moving through life at turbo speed. We race through the things we love and often lack energy for the people we love. You could say Americans are in the midst of a Human Energy Crisis: people run out of energy even before they run out of time in their day(1). In fact, consumers cite personal energy issues as their leading concern in a global...

2013-11-12 08:35:03

"Larry the Quaker Guy" Grows Mustache to Raise Awareness for Men's Health Cause CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Men everywhere are saying goodbye to clean shaven faces in favor of the classic 'stache. The movement, better known as Movember, is a national charity aimed at raising awareness for men's health issues by encouraging men to grow a mustache during the 30 days of November. This year, Movember has found a new supporter in The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc....

2013-10-29 08:31:13

Make Your Move Video Contest Empowers Students and Schools to Get Moving for a Chance to Win Big CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, only half of American children get the recommended amount of exercise(1), so it's more important than ever to take action and encourage kids to get out and get moving. The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., has a trusted 135 year heritage and understands the importance of helping to fuel healthy habits like eating nourishing foods and...

2013-10-29 08:28:44

Nation's Largest In-School Wellness Program Teams Up with NFL Players to Inspire and Reward Kids for Getting Active ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We cheer their moves every Sunday, Monday and Thursday on the football field, but do NFL players have the moves off the field? Fans can see for themselves today as Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins, Corey Wootton of the Chicago Bears, Steve Smith and Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers team up with Fuel Up to Play 60 to...

2013-10-24 08:31:11

No Signs of Retirement on the Horizon CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that typical American employees stay at the same job for a median of 4.6 years[1], Cap'n Horatio Magellan Crunch (commonly known as "Cap'n Crunch") has far surpassed the average tenure and successfully achieved 50 years with his namesake cereal brand. Cap'n Crunch is nowhere near water-logged in his current role and continues to forge an impressive legacy. (Photo:...

2013-10-15 08:31:04

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GENYOUth Foundation, along with its collaborating partners, is launching a series of Town Hall meetings across the country throughout the 2013-14 school year to address child health in the school environment and the community. The Town Halls aim to accomplish three things--support better learning, reinforce schools as a focal point for action and get help for schools. The kickoff event, titled "Fueling Healthy Schools and Communities for the Future," is...

2013-08-14 12:24:37

Quaker Oats and Chicago Fire Help Nourish and Fuel Healthy Families Through Continued Partnership CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey from The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., found that the majority (91 percent) of moms feel it is important their child has a nourishing meal or snack before physical activity(1), yet only about 31 percent of moms say they have an easy time finding those foods that are also simple to give to their children(2). Quaker's...