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Study Finds Association Between Fast Food And Childhood Asthma
2013-01-14 12:10:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers writing in the journal Thorax claim that fast-food may be linked with childhood asthma and eczema. The team used data from more than 500,000 children in more than 50 countries, finding that a poor diet may be blamed for rising levels of asthma and eczema. They discovered that children who ate fast food, like a McDonald's hamburger, risked allergy-related conditions such as severe asthma, eczema and itchy, watery...

High Fat Breakfast Can Hurt Your Arteries
2012-10-31 10:10:40

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online It´s just like momma used to say: “You only think you love eating that breakfast sandwich now. Wait until it´s eating you!” The notion that we should all be eating better isn´t lost on the majority of the population. The gospel of healthy diet has become as widespread as good manners or the golden rule. We all know what we SHOULD do and are able, at a moment´s notice, to lecture one another...

2012-10-05 02:22:19

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerrygold Reduced Fat Dubliner was named the best Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese as part of Cooking Light magazine's third annual Taste Test Awards, also known as "The Tasties," which name the best-tasting and healthiest grocery store products and stand-out artisanal treats from across the country in 19 categories. The feature appears in the October issue and online at CookingLight.com/TasteTestAwards. Cooking Light's evaluation of Kerrygold Reduced...

2012-09-18 23:09:27

Addressing the obesity epidemic by preventing excess calorie consumption with government regulation of portion sizes is justifiable and could be an effective measure to help prevent obesity-related health problems and deaths, according to a Viewpoint in the September 19 issue of JAMA, and theme issue on obesity. Thomas A. Farley, M.D., M.P.H., Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented the article at a JAMA media briefing. "Americans consume...

School Lunch Gets Graded
2012-09-15 05:45:54

Video: Children Need Healthy School Lunches redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New USDA guidelines passed earlier this year may have been designed to ensure that students get healthier school lunches, but they're reportedly receiving mixed grades from students who aren't always happy with the culinary choices offered by their learning institutions. While the new guidelines see students "piling more carrots, more apples and fewer fatty foods on their trays," they...

2012-08-22 02:23:33

BERKELEY, Ill., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Schools across the country are now re-opening after the summer break. Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced pre-plated meals for more than 40 years, will be introducing new meal offerings and healthier foods for lunch and breakfast, and now meal and nutritional information parents want will be easy to access online. Preferred Meal Systems proudly announces its school lunch and breakfast meals will meet and in...

2012-08-10 23:00:47

Natural Health Sherpa publishes a review of the health benefits of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Natural Health Sherpa recently published a review of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) — a trans-fat that purportedly helps fight against heart disease, type-2 diabetes, and obesity. The leading natural health website went through several published studies to get the facts. The studies show that CLA helps reduce fat in mice, particularly in the...

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2012-08-08 21:57:03

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The cholesterol levels are showing some improvement among U.S. children and adolescents, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers studied 16,000 children and adolescents, and found that there has been a decrease in average total cholesterol levels over the past 2 decades. The process of atherosclerosis starts at childhood, and having lower cholesterol levels could ultimately...

2012-08-02 02:30:50

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pecans are now designated as heart-healthy when enjoyed as part of a healthy eating pattern by the American Heart Association's Heart-Check Certification Program (www.heartcheckmark.org), according to the National Pecan Shellers Association (NPSA). Unroasted and unsalted pecan halves and pieces can now carry the Heart-Check mark to notify consumers that they meet the program's nutritional guidelines, including criteria for saturated fat and sodium. To...

2012-07-26 23:03:15

If so many low fat foods are available, why does the Western world get fatter every year? The answer, said a French researcher, is people are seduced by food products that claim to be healthy and think that eating more carries no repercussions. Dr. Hooman Shabatian, a Los Angeles weight loss surgeon, recommends carefully reading nutrition labels to avoid overeating supposedly healthy food. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Food products advertised as healthy lead consumers to...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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