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2009-06-03 08:10:00

While most nutrition experts agree that school lunches should include more whole-grain products, a new study from the University of Minnesota finds that food-service workers lack understanding and the resources to meet that goal.The study, which involved school food-service directors from across Minnesota, appears in the current issue of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. Because they serve so many meals to children each day, school food-service directors have a major influence on...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

New Snack Crackers Offer a Tasty Way to do More for Your Heart LA JOLLA, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kashi Company, the premier natural food company, today announced the addition of whole grain crackers to its Heart to Heart(TM) family of foods. The new whole wheat crackers are as delicious as they are nutritious, featuring pioneering ingredients including plant sterols and antioxidants, making them the first nationally distributed crackers to provide more for your heart. (Logo:...

2009-05-27 08:00:00

Free, Downloadable FIBER-pe-dia Helps Them Raise the Grade BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The importance of fiber to overall health is well documented, yet more than nine out of 10 American adults and children do not get enough fiber(1). Why? According to a recent Kellogg Company survey, the answer may be two-fold. Consumers don't know where to find fiber, and mistakenly believe products that tout "whole grain" provide it. "The consumer confusion around fiber and whole grains...

2009-04-16 07:00:00

Launches new campaign focusing on simplicity, authenticity, longevity PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time when many food products are being enhanced with "super ingredients" and altered to match the latest diet trends, one food brand is bucking marketing trends and embracing its "lack of innovation." After more than 100 years, Post Original Shredded Wheat cereal continues to be made with one simple, honest ingredient - 100% natural whole grain wheat. From high-tech cell...

2009-03-19 08:30:00

Districts in New York, California, Delaware Improving Textures and Nutritional Profiles in Baked Items such as Bread, Pizza, Muffins, Cupcakes, Cookies, Cakes, as well as in Icings and Fillings with Z Trim Multifunctional Fiber MUNDELEIN, Ill., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ZTHO) - Nutritional innovation can't happen fast enough for some school food service directors and nutritionists. In the 35-school Irvine Unified School District in Irvine,...

2009-03-13 16:50:48

As the days get longer and bathing-suit season draws near, some try fad diets, when healthier eating should be the goal, a U.S. nutritionist says. Lona Sandon, assistant professor of clinical nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, says it's important to keep whole grains in one's diet. Research shows that whole grains are good for your heart, lower the risk for diabetes and stroke, and may help prevent certain cancers, Sandon says in a statement. They...

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2008-11-07 15:20:00

Elementary school students will eat more whole grains when healthier bread products are gradually introduced into their school lunches, a new University of Minnesota study shows. Whole grain breads are strongly recommended as part of a healthy diet, but children and pre-teens won't always eat them. For this study, researchers from the university's department of food science and nutrition monitored how much bread students threw away, and whether that amount increased as the percentage of...

2008-10-23 06:00:27

Diabetes is one of today's most significant and frightening health issues. Almost 24 million Americans have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and up to 57 million are considered pre-diabetic. The good news is, by practicing a few healthy lifestyle habits, type 2 diabetes can be controlled and even reversed. In observance of American Diabetes Month(R) in November, the National Barley Foods Council and BGLife(TM) Barley are teaming up to remind consumers what diabetes health...

2008-10-13 12:00:42

MINNEAPOLIS Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008, the General Mills Bell Institute of Health concluded research suggesting that incorporating whole grain foods into a reduced calorie diet can result in lowering risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome and heart disease. In fact, a whole grain diet can lower the risk of heart disease as much as the use of statin drugs. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/benefitsofwholegrains/32737/ General Mills...

2008-09-17 18:00:18

By Heather McPherson We can waste money simply by not storing food properly. The July issue of ShopSmart, a sister publication of Consumer Reports, has tips for storing hard-to-keep foods. Here are five staples that need some TLC: Cheese ShopSmart found conflicting advice. Fancy shops advise storing in porous wraps so cheese can breathe. The dairy pros say to take a tip from how supermarket cheeses are packaged and keep cheese airtight, which will prevent mold. ShopSmart's advice: Wrap...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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