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2011-04-20 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Special K® brand is releasing its first-ever book, "The Special K Challenge(TM) & Beyond," to provide weight managers with additional guidance as they participate in the Special K Challenge(TM). Featuring more than 100 recipes, as well as fitness and nutrition tips, the book helps women stay on track to meet their weight management goals. The Special K Challenge(TM) takes the guesswork out of weight...

2011-04-11 16:06:21

New USDA study: Fat found in pistachios may not be readily absorbed by the body In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought "“ further validating pistachios as one of...

2011-04-11 09:30:00

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind study with nuts, randomized controlled-feeding research conducted by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that fat in pistachios may not be completely absorbed by the body. The findings indicate that pistachios may actually contain fewer calories per serving than originally thought - further validating pistachios as one of the lowest calorie nuts with 160...

2011-04-11 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division today kicked-off a weeklong event in the heart of New York City aimed at providing a behind-the-scenes look at how its newest product flavors are created, while actually getting consumers involved in the process. From high atop a Times Square billboard, Frito-Lay recreated one of its key flavor development centers - the Flavor Kitchen located at company headquarters in Plano, Texas - to share the real foods and...

2011-04-06 14:50:00

MALVERN, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the First Lady continues to lead us in a movement to help our children get more physical exercise and eat healthier, ACME lends a hand and offers moms fresh ideas for high-energy, fun and nutritious snacks for kids. According to the "Let's Move" Campaign, almost one in every three children in our nation is overweight or obese and at risk for severe health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and asthma. "To young...

2011-04-06 14:50:00

BOWIE, Md., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the First Lady continues to lead us in a movement to help our children get more physical exercise and eat healthier, Shoppers lends a hand and offers moms fresh ideas for high-energy, fun and nutritious snacks for kids. According to the "Let's Move" Campaign, almost one in every three children in our nation is overweight or obese and at risk for severe health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and asthma. "To young...

2011-04-06 14:50:00

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the First Lady continues to lead us in a movement to help our children get more physical exercise and eat healthier, Shaw's lends a hand and offers moms fresh ideas for high-energy, fun and nutritious snacks for kids. According to the "Let's Move" Campaign, almost one in every three children in our nation is overweight or obese and at risk for severe health conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, cancer and asthma....

2011-04-05 08:13:00

FISHERS, Ind., April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Funky Monkey® Snacks, a leading brand in the healthy snacks category, today announced its second annual Follow That Monkey! Twitter Sweepstakes--your opportunity to get connected to a fast-growing community of concerned parents and healthy snackers. From now until April 29, everyone who follows @FunkyMonkeySnck on Twitter not only receives better ideas for snacking and healthy living, but also gets a chance to win a donation...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the American Dietetic Association kicks off National Nutrition Month®, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America's leading food makers, reminds people to "Eat Right with Color" by enjoying Hunt's® tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet. Tomatoes are America's favorite non-starchy vegetable and account for 85 percent of the lycopene consumed in the U.S. Eating more tomatoes and tomato...

2011-03-09 10:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi Company, the premier natural food and lifestyle company, today announced the launch of two new tasty foods that the whole family can enjoy: Kashi® Berry Blossoms(TM) cereal, a berry-kissed whole grain cereal, and Kashi® TLC® Cherry Vanilla Cereal Bars, the latest addition to the TLC family of wholesome snacks. Kashi Berry Blossoms cereal and Cherry Vanilla Cereal Bars deliver the...