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2014-07-17 23:10:55

ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. Salem, OR (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 ESHA Research, the leading supplier of nutritional software and databases, has been approved as a National Strategic Partner for the USDA MyPlate communications effort. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal...

2014-07-14 12:27:38

Minister Ambrose launches consultations and asks Canadians for feedback on new labels EDMONTON, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, launched a series of online public consultations on proposed changes that will improve the way nutrition information is presented on labels. The proposed changes are to the format of the Nutrition Facts table, the list of ingredients, the list of nutrients that must appear in the table, and to the Daily...

2014-03-11 23:31:53

Lightning Labels offers focus on health-conscious labeling for National Nutrition Month. Denver, CO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Lightning Labels, leader in printing custom labels and stickers, is helping brands participate in National Nutrition Month this March with new labeling initiatives. This is the perfect time to highlight products' nutritional qualities on food and beverage labels as well as vitamin bottle labels. National Nutrition Month is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and...

Nutrition Labeling Helps Guide Consumers
2013-01-23 19:06:25

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study suggests changing nutrition labeling could help guide consumers to making better dietary choices. The Nutrition Facts label first came into being 20 years ago, helping consumers see important information like serving size, calories per serving, nutrients per serving, etc. However, research shows consumers miscalculate the number of calories and the nutritional content of products that have two or more servings per...

2012-02-01 14:50:00

This week, Learning ZoneXpress will release a poster set that visually details the history of the USDA dietary guides starting in 1894. Owatonna, MN (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 The poster shows the evolution of 118 years of food guidance by the USDA from a simple chart detailing different food groups to today´s successful MyPlate, with stops at food wheels, food flow charts, and food pyramids along the way. CEO Melanie Nelson believes educating individuals on the history of the food...

2012-01-28 01:00:00

Protica is pleased to announce that its recently launched fruit and vegetable shot, Fruitasia® has been chosen as a finalist for the Best New Finished Product, 2012 NutraAward. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 Protica is pleased to announce that its recently launched fruit and vegetable shot, Fruitasia® has been chosen as a finalist for the Best New Finished Product, 2012 NutraAward. All finalists will be announced on the NutraAward website and a winner will be chosen at the...

2012-01-22 11:00:00

Protica Research announced today that it has developed a product that delivers a staggering five servings of fruits and vegetables in a single three-ounce, ready-to-drink shot. Branded Fruitasia®, the product is intended to help consumers obtain the USDA´s daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables. Whitehall, PA (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 Protica Research announced today that it has developed a product that delivers a staggering five servings of fruits and vegetables in a...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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