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Excessive TV Time Can Lead To Poor Dietary Choices And Cardiovascular Risks For Kids
2014-03-31 04:46:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Middle school students who watch at least two hours of television per day are more likely to experience cardiovascular disease risk factors than those spending an equal amount of time surfing the Internet or playing video games, according to a new study backed by the Project Healthy Schools (PHS) program. The study, which was presented during the American College of Cardiology's (AAC) 63rd Annual Scientific Sessions, found that...

2014-03-18 23:04:48

Southern California health retreat recommends better snack ideas for daily food cravings. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 A 2012 study by The Harman Group found that 57 percent of Americans want their snacks to be healthy. San Diego luxury health and fitness retreat VeraVia has released a list of ten nutrient-packed snacks for health-conscious individuals. “Just because you’re focused on fitness doesn’t mean you’ll never crave a mid-morning, afternoon or before-bedtime...

2014-01-21 23:03:55

Underpinning the success of snack foods are the strides marketers have made in developing healthier salty snack foods that still taste good, according to “Salty Snacks in the U.S.,” a recently released report by market research publisher Packaged Facts. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 American consumers are snacking more than ever thanks to less frequent restaurant dining, frenzied lifestyles that encourage on-the-go eating, and a growing tendency to replace meals with smaller,...

2014-01-08 08:27:49

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the New Year upon us, millions of Americans are resolving to better manage their weight and maintain healthier eating habits in 2014. That's why the Pistachio Health Institute has partnered with leading celebrity fitness trainer, Valerie Waters, the secret behind the toned bodies of celebrity moms such as Jennifer Garner, Elizabeth Berkeley and Sasha Alexander to share her mindful eating tips to help anyone get red-carpet ready in the New Year....

2013-12-30 16:21:18

Sugar isn't the only culprit; "time on teeth" more important than people realize SEATTLE, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Instead of an expensive gym membership or investing in costly beauty treatments to improve your appearance, consider a resolution to change your snacking habits. It can improve your health and appearance, while also saving you money. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/AQ38959LOGO-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131230/AQ38959-b) The Washington...

2013-11-30 23:20:20

Evolutionary Eating, a new book from Praeclarus Press, describes why snacking makes people fat, and why this is a particular problem during the Holidays. Learn how avoiding (or limiting) snacking in December can help prevent remorse come January. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Holiday weight gain is so easy. Food is everywhere. And it all looks so good. It’s no wonder that we end up packing on the pounds in December, only to despair come January. According to Dr. Theresa...

2013-11-26 23:20:32

The processed food industry makes billions of dollars from sales of processed food that contains high amounts of sugar, salt and fat; one small snack food company is fighting back. Extend Nutrition, the flagship brand of Clinical Products LLC, is going toe-to-toe against the junk-food giants and was featured on multiple St. Louis radio stations last week. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 It’s a sad state of affairs in the US snack food industry. Big food companies continue to...

2013-11-25 23:00:08

The recently released Harvard study on the health benefits of eating nuts just confirmed what health conscious consumers already tell us, that nuts are good for you, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 The recently released Harvard study on the health benefits of eating nuts just confirmed what health conscious consumers already tell us, that nuts are good for you, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company....

2013-11-20 08:25:06

ESPN Radio's "Mike and Mike in the Morning" Weigh in on Their Favorite Snacking Tips and Tricks to Fight Game-Time Hunger MODESTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While they do not always agree on the day's top sports news, co-hosts Mike Greenberg and former NFL player Mike Golic agree that smart snacking is crucial to power through hunger during game day gatherings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/LA20517) Setting aside their differing opinions,...

2013-10-30 23:30:36

A new series of educational videos discusses all aspects of the popular weight loss and appetite suppressant recently featured on "The Dr. Oz Show". Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Saffron Extract Advisor, an educational website that explains everything there is to know about weight loss supplement saffron extract, announces the addition of several new educational videos to the website at SaffronExtractAdvisor.com. Explaining what it is, how it works and how to get...