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2012-06-11 02:23:13

MINONG, Wis., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wisconsin State Governor Scott Walker proclaims Tuesday, June 12, 2012 as Jack Link's® Jerky Day today to coincide with the first-ever National Jerky Day and to celebrate the positive impact Jack Link's continues to have on the State of Wisconsin. Jack Link's was founded 25 years ago in the Northwoods of Wisconsin and is now the No. 1 U.S. meat snack brand and fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world. Today, Jack Link's worldwide...

2012-06-11 02:22:31

MINONG, Wis., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tuesday, June 12, 2012 marks the inaugural National Jerky Day celebrating the rich history, immense popularity and nutritional benefits of dried meat snacks. The fourth highest-grossing sector within the overall salty snack universe, meat snacks -- including jerky -- outsell other popular salty snacks, including popcorn and pretzels. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please visit:...

2012-06-06 23:01:35

Texas based healthy food concept, My Fit Foods, is set to open the doors to its 3rd Phoenix area retail location at 4802 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85044 (48th/Ray) Wednesday, June 6th. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 Texas based healthy food concept, My Fit Foods, is set to open the doors to its 3rd Phoenix area retail location at 4802 E. Ray Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85044 (48th/Ray) Wednesday, June 6th. My Fit Foods (48th/Ray) will officially open to the public on Wednesday, June 6th. My Fit Foods...

2012-05-31 10:24:55

FRESNO, Calif., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New research recently announced at the Canadian Nutrition Society annual meeting in Vancouver, B.C., suggests eating raisins as an after-school snack prevents excessive calorie intake and increases satiety - or feeling of fullness - as compared to other commonly consumed snacks. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-05-22 02:25:32

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This election year, countless candidates have attempted to make their way into the hearts and minds of voters, but one Cheez-It cracker variety is tops with their taste buds. Today Cheez-It Hot & Spicy was declared America's "Top Cheese" in a nationwide election held at www.Facebook.com/cheezit where his inauguration video was just released. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-05-21 23:01:08

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces four unique ways to help children avoid the lures of junk food commercialism. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com...

Low-Calorie Slurpee Will Freeze Your Brain This Summer
2012-05-15 13:04:14

The nation´s largest convenience chain, 7-Eleven, has announced a new low-calorie line of Slurpees for this summer in hopes of freezing your brain while keeping extra calories out of your system, called Slurpee Lite. Bruce Horovitz for USA Today reports that Slurpee Lite will target females in their 20s with this tagline: “All flavor. No sugar.” The chain has sold saccharin-based Slurpees regionally, but the 45-year-old treat is now rolling out with Splenda as a sweetener,...

2012-05-15 02:29:39

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI), a leading provider of weight management products and services, today announced the May introduction of the Nutrisystem® Everyday(TM) product line at Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer. Nutrisystem Everyday products provide real balanced nutrition and are available in bars, smoothies, bakery and breakfast items. Each product is nutritionally balanced delivering low fat and calories,...

2012-05-10 22:38:57

Fighting Childhood Obesity in America Through Health Nutrition Education A health nutrition education program to fight childhood obesity in America is a possible outcome of a study by a University of Oklahoma researcher and a colleague.  The study looked at factors affecting a child´s decision when choosing healthy or unhealthy snacks. Paul Branscum, assistant professor, OU Department of Health and Exercise Science, College of Arts and Sciences, surveyed 167 fourth- and...

2012-05-10 06:26:44

LONDON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A whopping six out of 10 Britons are confused by the innocent appearance of 'healthy snacks', unknowingly consuming huge quantities of processed sugar. A recent survey by Fruitdrop fruit delivery [http://www.fruitdrop.co.uk ] company has revealed that a shocking 34% of those surveyed consider sugary flapjacks or cereal bars to be their preferred 'healthy snack'. The refined sugars within these healthy looking treats are a concealed health...