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2013-03-24 23:02:56

America´s leader in the Healthy Vending industry provides healthy balanced choices through their patented vending machines. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Grow Vending, a pioneer in the healthy vending industry, is working in coordination with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel´s healthy vending challenge. "With multiple operators in the Chicagoland area, we continue our goal of providing healthy, balanced vending choices to residents throughout the city and suburbs. We applaud Mayor...

Report Finds Energy Drinks Responsible For Elevated Blood Pressure, Irregular Heartbeat
2013-03-22 07:15:22

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report is adding weight to growing evidence that energy drinks are bad news for your health. A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) probe has been opened into energy drink makers after several deaths have been blamed on caffeine overload from these popular beverages, and one company — Monster Beverage — has been the center of attention since the death of a 14-year-old Maryland girl in December 2011. The...

Deadly Drink: Consumption Of Sugary Drinks Linked To Deaths Worldwide
2013-03-20 08:27:47

[ Watch the Video: Sugary Drinks Linked To 180,000 Annual Deaths ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Drinking non-diet sodas, sports drinks, fruit drinks, and other sugar-sweetened beverages could be associated with as many as 180,000 deaths worldwide each year, according to a new study led by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health. The study, presented during the American Heart Association´s Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical...

2013-03-19 10:11:03

In fact, it's associated with overweight and obesity in pre-school kids The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association recommend that all children drink low fat or skimmed milk after the age of 2 to reduce their saturated fat intake and ward off excess weight gain. But the evidence to back up this stance is somewhat mixed, say the authors, who wanted to find out whether milk consumption patterns among 2 year olds affected weight gain. Researchers asked the...

2013-03-14 23:02:09

New Operator Rumi Olsen focuses on improving health of Seattle, WA youth. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 In an effort to contribute to the wellness of her community, operator Rumi Olsen has dedicated herself to a new business venture with Sprout Healthy Vending. With machines soon to be available in both schools and YMCA´S throughout the Seattle area, Olsen plans to keep her focus on the youth because of their ability to adapt to change. She believes they will respond well to...

2013-03-12 15:33:32

A new study from the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are primarily responsible for higher caloric intakes of children that consume SSBs as compared to children that do not (on a given day). In addition, SSB consumption is also associated with higher intake of unhealthy foods. The results are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Over the past 20 years, consumption of SSBs –...

soda ban gets canned
2013-03-12 08:24:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The fight to cut down on the sale and consumption of large sugary sodas in New York City just saw its first real setback. A ban on large-size sodas that was set to go into effect today will have to wait, after a state judge blocked the measure, calling the movement arbitrary and improperly enacted. The verdict hands a huge victory to the beverage industry. NY Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling on Monday wrote in his...

2013-03-02 23:02:38

Grow is a powerful voice in changing the way people think about vending. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 The principles behind Grow Vending are aligned with the new bill introduced by California lawmakers to regulate snacks sold in vending machines. The bill would require at least 50% of the food sold in vending machines on state properties to meet implemented nutritional guidelines by Jan. 1, 2015, followed by 75% compliance in 2016, and ending with 100% compliance by 2017. Grow...

2013-02-25 23:00:37

Sprout machines provide nutritious snacks, supporting the transition towards healthier schools. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Sprout Healthy Vending is right on board with the Obama administration´s plan to establish nutrition standards for food sold in schools for the 2014-15 school year. In an attempt to not only provide quality, healthy options, Sprout Healthy Vending is determined to work with the USDA to change the mindset of school administrators and students when it...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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