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Restaurants, Processed Foods Still Exceed Recommended Daily Nutritional Limits
2013-05-14 09:03:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Efforts to reduce sodium in processed food and fast food have been slow and inconsistent, and menu offerings at many independent and small chain restaurants often times contain two to three times the recommended caloric needs of an individual adult for a single meal, according to two research papers published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. In one study, Dr. Michael F. Jacobson, Executive Director of the Center for...

Quality Of US Fast Food Still Abysmal
2013-05-07 12:08:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2011, fast-food giant McDonald´s announced the debut of "Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices,” a program that aimed to increase focus “on providing nutrition information that enables customers and employees to make simple, informed menu decisions.” However, that campaign and others like it from the Golden Arches´ fast food competitors has failed to provide Americans with healthy menu options,...

Restaurant Meals For Kids Loaded With Excess Calories And Fat
2013-03-28 13:52:16

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Childhood obesity continues to be a problem. A report released by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says that chain restaurants are not doing enough to help kids - and parents - make good choices. And that those restaurants are contributing to the problem. "One out of every three American children is overweight or obese, but it's as if the chain restaurant industry didn't get the memo," CSPI nutrition...

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...

2013-03-07 23:02:45

Breaking new study reveals The Mediterranean Diet slashes risk of heart disease NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Following a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on February 25th, 2013 The Mediterranean Diet has been deemed the definitive diet for slashing the risk of cardiovascular disease. The study found that “a systematic review ranked the Mediterranean diet as the most likely dietary model to provide protection against coronary heart disease.” According...

2013-02-25 23:01:14

Louisiana insurance agency urges residents to take care of themselves in order to avoid claims to their health insurance. Natchitoches, Louisiana (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Louisiana insurance agency, Cunningham Financial Group, encourages residents to recognize and celebrate American Heart Month before the month of February comes to a close. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, approximately 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every...

2013-02-23 23:01:06

Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and publisher of various natural health newsletters, books, and reports, including the popular online Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin, is reporting on a new study finding that levels of linoleic acid, a heart-healthy fatty acid, decrease with age. Low levels of linoleic acid can be a risk factor for heart disease. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Doctors Health Press, a division of Lombardi Publishing Corporation, and...

2013-02-01 23:03:35

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as...

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...

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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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This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.