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2014-08-25 23:10:31

U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of snack foods eaten at main meals over next five years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Chicago (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 U.S. consumers are eating traditional snack foods, particularly snacks with a perceived health benefit, in between and at meals, and this behavior will drive the growth of...

2014-06-10 23:11:52

This Father’s Day, celebrated child-feeding dietitian Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary access for parents of picky eaters to her online seminar on healthy snacking for children with the purchase of her e-book, titled “Provide, Trust, Love (Then Introduce New Foods).” Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 In honor of Father’s Day this year, registered dietitian and accomplished child-feeding expert Kristen Yarker will be providing complimentary registration for one of her...

2014-05-07 23:10:09

Child feeding expert Kristen Yarker, MSc, RD, announced that during the beginning of the month of May, health-conscious mothers who purchase her e-book on childhood nutrition will receive free access to her online seminar on how to use healthy snacks to get r toddlers and preschoolers to try new foods. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 A leading Registered Dietitian, Kristen Yarker, is celebrating Mother’s Day this May by offering complimentary access to her popular online seminar to...

Snacking Quality Appears To Decline As Kids Age
2014-05-07 03:34:06

David Orenstein, Brown University The average US child snacks three times a day. Concerned about the role of snacking in obesity, a team of researchers set out to explore how eating frequency relates to energy intake and diet quality in a sample of low-income, urban schoolchildren in the Boston area. They expected that snacking would substantially contribute to kids' overall energy intake, and the new data confirm that. But they were surprised that the nutritional value of snacks and...

Almonds examined for effects on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors at Experimental Biology 2014
2014-04-25 08:27:31

Almonds examined for effects on diet quality, appetite, adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors at Experimental Biology 2014 MODESTO, Calif., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six new almond-related research studies will be presented next week in San Diego at the American Society of Nutrition (ASN)'s Scientific Sessions and Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with Experimental Biology 2014 (EB). The conference attracts an international audience of approximately 13,000...

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...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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