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2014-04-01 15:26:21

Many studies have focused on the influence of breast-feeding on child health. From analysis of data from the ELANCE cohort, Marie Françoise Rolland-Cachera, former researcher at Inserm and her co-workers in the Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN) have shown that breast-feeding has a protective effect on the risk of obesity at 20 years of age. Researchers also emphasise that nutritional intake at the age of 2 years are critical in providing this beneficial effect. The results of the...

2014-03-29 23:03:17

Dark Side Of Fat Loss developed by Sean Croxton is a new program that gives people techniques and tips on how to get a good shape naturally. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is worth buying. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Dark Side Of Fat Loss was developed by Sean Croxton, a nutritionist, who had over 20 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. The program provides people with exercises, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to get a...

2014-03-28 23:02:28

Private-sector venture, led by creators of The Color Way,™ introduces new color-guided, goal-oriented, marketing initiative focused on the DGA recommendations. Portland, ME (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 For more than two decades, Americans have been preached to and educated about eating more fruits and vegetables for better health. Increasing fruit and vegetables consumption has been one of the leading recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines For Americans (DGAs), as well as from most major...

2014-03-27 23:25:47

Diet Recommendations reviews ways to get digestive enzyme benefits through a healthy diet and supplementation. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 In a new video from DietRecommendations.com they discuss digestive enzymes which are the natural substances needed by the body to help break down and digest the food people eat. When the body suffers a digestive enzyme deficiency it can cause increased weight gain, a slowed metabolism, or a weakened immune system. Found in every person’s...

2014-03-27 23:02:47

Kristen Yarker, child feeding expert and founder of Vitamin K Nutrition Consulting, chats with real moms and dads about meal time, recipes and more in her new Kitchen Conversations video series. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Child feeding expert Kristen Yarker is pleased to announce the launch of her Kitchen Conversations video series featuring “real families and real meals.” In the series, Yarker interviews real moms and dads to learn their recipes, tips for successful family meals and...

flake size influences cereal intake
2014-03-27 07:53:06

By Sara LaJeunesse, Penn State People eat more breakfast cereal, by weight, when flake size is reduced, according to Penn State researchers, who showed that when flakes are reduced by crushing, people pour a smaller volume of cereal into their bowls, but still take a greater amount by weight and calories. "People have a really hard time judging appropriate portions," said Barbara Rolls, professor of nutritional sciences and Helen A. Guthrie Chair in Nutrition. "On top of that you have...

2014-03-26 23:33:37

“An Overview About Benefits Of Milk,” a new report on the website Vkool.com uncovers health and nutrition benefits of milk, and some reasons to love it. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 “An Overview About Benefits Of Milk,” a new report created by Terry Chapman on the site Vkool.com shows milk nutrition benefits, and detailed instructions on how to use it properly. In the first part of this article, Terry Chapman points out that milk is filled with 9 essential nutrients, which...

2014-03-26 23:01:33

Health and fitness retreat stress nutrition, exercise, sleep and good mental health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 A recent 7,000-person study conducted by BabyCenter.com found that 61% of new mothers expect to return to their pre-pregnancy weight before their child’s first birthday. For many parents, finding the time and energy to maintain a healthy lifestyle after the birth of a baby can be a daunting challenge. San Diego health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list...

2014-03-26 23:01:24

Effective Press announces that the new children’s illustrated book, The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice (ISBN 978-0988316317, Effective Press, 2014) by Dr. Keith Kantor; Peter Crouth, E.C.; Dana Yarn, R.D.; and Karen Kantor, R.N.; with illustrations by Sarah Adam, has been nominated for the prestigious and coveted National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA) as best children’s book. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Effective Press announces that the new children’s...

2014-03-24 23:28:32

Proactive eating habits remain crucial to overall health and wellness. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Every March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sponsors National Nutrition Month to help the American public make better choices about what they choose to eat. In addition to the one-on-one therapy sessions and individualized treatment that Passages Malibu is known for, the holistic treatment sanctuary continues to support healthy eating as an important aspect of returning to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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