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US College Students Fare Better Than UK Students On Key

US College Students Fare Better Than UK Students On Key Health Measures

Provided by Rebecca Basu, American University U.S. college students do better than their counterparts in the United Kingdom when it comes to physical activity, a healthy diet and less smoking, according to new research published in the latest...

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2014-10-20 08:26:23

2014 Update to GMA Health and Wellness Surveys Finds that Food and Beverage Companies Have Introduced More Than 30,000 Healthier Product Choices WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 30,000 healthier product choices have been made available to consumers between 2002 and 2013 according to the 2014 Health & Wellness Survey released today by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). The new choices represent an additional 10,000 in just the last four years....

2014-10-15 23:12:49

Keeping nutrition as a priority can be tough for busy families. Resources from Journeyworks provide guidance on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks while saving time and money. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Studies are increasingly linking late-life health concerns, such as heart disease and diabetes, with the eating habits developed in a person's younger years. Unfortunately, childhood obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate. The cost of high-quality...

2014-10-13 23:07:13

On October 14th, child nutrition dietitian Kristen Yarker will be hosting a complimentary webinar for parents: “Preventing Picky Eating: 3 Common Causes and Successful Strategies.” Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 On Tuesday, October 14th from 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm PDT, registered dietitian and accomplished child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker will be sharing her proven strategies for stopping children’s picky eating in a complimentary, live, online webinar titled, “Preventing...

2014-10-10 08:24:58

Regional Celebrations Affirm the Company's Commitment to Promoting Nutrition Globally ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eggs are one of the most affordable and versatile foods available on the market. From boiled to poached, deviled and pickled to scrambled or sunny side up, there are more than 100 unique ways to prepare this wonderful source of protein. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141008/151067 In addition to being extremely versatile, consuming eggs has...

2014-10-08 08:27:17

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensive research has shown that vitamin D deficiencies play a major role in the development of dozens of diseases, including breast, prostate and colon cancer, as well as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis and mental illness. While many people are beginning to realize the health benefits that vitamin D has to offer in the prevention of disease, they may not be getting the full benefits from vitamin D without also...

2014-10-07 23:02:21

The secret to permanent weight loss revealed. The real reason diets fail has nothing to do with calories and everything to do with the balance of bacteria in your gut. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 In The Skinny Gut Diet(on sale now, Harmony Books), New York Times bestselling author, certified nutritional consultant, and digestive health expert Brenda Watson offers an insightful perspective on this connection between weight gain and an underlying imbalance of bacteria in the...

2014-10-02 12:28:52

PLANO, Texas, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fitness expert Bobby Whisnand says overtraining is at the heart of long lasting injuries, joint health, and mobility issues and urges caution when setting unrealistic training goals. "What we don't know about exercise is killing us," he stated. " We have a pandemic that nobody is talking about; chronic joint and back pain is the number one cause of disability in our nation ahead of heart disease and the cause; exercising incorrectly and...

2014-09-29 23:08:34

Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, a well-established expert on childhood nutrition based in Canada, has just announced that she’ll be offering several of her highly-acclaimed workshops and demos in Vancouver, Hillsboro, and Portland to advise parents in the U.S. on meeting the nutritional needs of their infants and young children, as well as provide strategies for preventing picky eating. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD recently announced that she will be bringing...

2014-09-29 23:08:06

MitoSynergy Completes Double-Blinded Clinical Study for Proprietary Ingredient, Cunermuspir, Announces Results of Study at SupplySide West 2014 at Booth #20016 Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 MitoSynergy is proud to announce the world’s first biocompatible copper chelate. This proprietary copper B3 chelate, Cunermuspir, provides nutrition with the optimum blend of oxidative state and proper chelation, for better delivery and absorption into the body. Reports have shown that the...

2014-09-29 23:05:21

Women Who Consume a Diet Rich in Carotenoid-Packed Fruits and Vegetables May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk by 19 Percent WASHINGTON (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The nonprofit Physicians Committee launches the Orange is the New Pink campaign today for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The lifesaving social media campaign will help women learn about the health benefits of eating a plant-based diet rich in orange and red fruits and vegetables and leafy greens. In June, the Physicians...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.