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2014-03-25 23:34:23

ESHA Research is tracking changes the FDA intends to make regarding food labels. Salem, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On February 27, 2014, the FDA announced proposed updates to the labeling regulations for foods and dietary supplements, which Michelle Obama unveiled on the anniversary of her Let’s Move program. The FDA believes the new regulations will help address obesity by driving attention to calories and serving sizes. Proposed changes include a complete overhaul of the food label,...

2014-01-07 23:22:12

RDA-12™ provides the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for all 12 of the essential vitamins naturally found in fruits and vegetables. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 AddisonField helps consumers look, feel and perform their best with the launch of RDA-12™. RDA-12™ is a 100% all-natural, plant-derived multivitamin providing superior nutrition from whole fruits and vegetables. RDA-12™ provides the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for all 12 essential vitamins from...

2010-12-03 19:43:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently released new dietary recommendations for calcium and vitamin D intakes, known as Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), used broadly by health professionals and policy makers to guide consumers' dietary patterns. Citing a strong body of new scientific evidence, the IOM based their recommendations on bone health outcomes, confirming the importance of vitamin D and calcium in promoting bone growth and maintenance...

2010-11-30 14:03:00

Vitamin D and calcium have been the focus of much research since the Institute of Medicine set nutritional reference values for them in 1997. Known as Dietary Reference Intakes, the values for these and other nutrients serve as a guide for good nutrition and provide the scientific basis for the development of food guidelines in both the United States and Canada. Updated DRIs for these two nutrients are presented in a new IOM report, Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D, which...

2008-07-10 06:00:13

By Marra, Melissa Ventura Wellman, Nancy S We challenge the suggestion of Congress that the Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program should provide multivitamin-mineral supplements (MVMs) in addition to meals. MVMs are not a quick fix for poor diets. They do not contain calories, protein, essential fatty acids, or fiber, nor do they adequately address nutritional gaps of some vitamins and minerals. Older adults with chronic health conditions who take multiple medications are at greater...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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