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Nutritional information graphs help consumers make healthier food choices: study

CTV News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
A new U.S. study has found that when consumers are provided with a graph displaying the nutritional content of their food, they purchase healthier items.
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Nutritional information graphs helps consumers make healthier food choices: study

CTV News - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
A new U.S. study has found that when consumers are provided with a graph displaying the nutritional content of their food, they purchase healthier items.

Oakville T.A.B. student a nutrition ambassador

InsideHalton.com - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Hosted by The Grocery Foundation, in partnership with the Ontario Student Nutrition Program Network, including the lead agencies that represent 4,500 programs across the province, the event aims to provide a stage for youths to share their views on the ...

Mozambique and Britain Launch Nutrition Initiative

AllAfrica.com - ‎9 hours ago‎
Maputo - The Mozambican and British governments launched in Maputo on Tuesday the “Scaling up Nutrition” (SUN) initiative, which seeks to bring private companies into the fight against chronic malnutrition which currently affects around 43 per cent of ...

A Harvard nutrition expert tells us why we should eat more fat

Tech Insider (blog) - ‎12 hours ago‎
We've been told for decades that we shouldn't eat too much fat. Remember how it was on the top of that food guide pyramid you probably saw in elementary school?

Meet the 11 Youth Ambassadors Looking to Influence Student Nutrition in Ontario

Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, as more than 800,000 school-aged children attend student nutrition programs1, leaders from the retail and food industry, alongside issue stakeholders, are hearing from 11 Youth Ambassadors on what more should ...

Gambia: Phall - Nutrition Awareness Helps in Controlling Malnutrition

AllAfrica.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Executive Director of the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) has opined that nutrition education can be a powerful tool for increasing nutrition awareness and improving knowledge, skills and understanding. Nutrition education, he added, can also ...

World Sports Nutrition Market-Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014-2020

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎11 hours ago‎
LONDON, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports nutrition comprises products such as sports drinks, supplements and food, developed for and consumed by athletes, body builders and others to improve their overall health, performance and muscle growth.

Specialty Ingredients – Nutrition and Health, What's Ahead in 2016?

Medgadget.com (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
Specialty ingredients are used in the food and beverage industry as well as in nutrition and healthcare. The global market for specialty ingredients is undergoing rapid development due to growing demand and the introduction of new varieties.

Athletes Look To Sports Nutrition Products To Improve Performance

The Biological SCENE - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Sports nutrition products are selling better than ones aimed at other benefits such as heart health, Shanahan explains. As large clinical trials on health supplements have come to contradictory conclusions, “growing consumer skepticism has stunted the ...

Senior Food Safety and Nutrition Medical Specialist Joins Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board

Business Wire (press release) - ‎12 hours ago‎
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) announced today that Corina Zugravu, M.D., senior medical specialist in food safety and nutrition, has been appointed to Herbalife's Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB).

Nutrition data displayed graphically helps consumers make healthier choices

FoodNavigator.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
However, Manabu Nakamura, an associate professor of nutrition at the University of Illinois, said most people, except those with specific health concerns or food allergies don't ask to see this information or don't know how to use the information provided.

The Dietary Pyramid and Healthy Nutrition

Wall Street Journal - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Steven E. Nissen and Nina Teicholz criticize the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs) for relying on “weak science,” especially observational studies (“The Food Pyramid Scheme,” op-ed, Jan 29).

Is a Super Simple Nutrition Label the Key to Healthier Buying?

Modern Farmer - ‎12 hours ago‎
Despite efforts from both the >Food & Drug Administration and a private companies, nutrition labels—those black-and-white grids of data on the back of packaged foods—remain, mostly, inscrutable.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Commends President Obama's Request to Congress: Increase Funding to Food ...

Newswise (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Newswise - CHICAGO - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics commends President Obama's budget request to Congress, which prioritizes food, nutrition programming and research. “Academy members in all areas of practice understand the need for food ...

A Real Person's Guide to Understanding Nutrition Labels

Greatist - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Nutrition labels and ingredient lists are dizzying displays of numbers and confusing (or downright unrecognizable) terms. So if you don't know exactly what you're looking for, attempting to make sense of them is pretty much on par with bumbling through ...

ASN develops blue ribbon Advisory Committee focused on ensuring trust in nutrition science

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Advisory Committee is charged with identifying best practices to allow effective collaborations while ensuring that ASN's activities are transparent, advance research, and maintain scientific rigor; engendering trust among all nutrition science ...
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Nutrition tips for Week 4: Restaurants uncovered

Vancouver Sun - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
We all know that restaurant meals are loaded with big portions and too much fat, but do you really know what's in your takeout meals?
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Chris Pratt Third in $100000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix

Horse-Canada.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Rich Fellers and Lux Lady won the $100,000 Purina Animal Nutrition Grand Prix at HITS Desert Circuit III. Spectacular competition and superior prize purses continue as the ever-present theme in Week III of the HITS Desert Circuit.
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New line of nutrition bars from Abbott

Columbus Dispatch (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
New line of nutrition bars from Abbott. By: Tim Feran. The Columbus Dispatch - February 09, 2016 11:30 AM. Abbott is introducing a line of six snack bars developed in Columbus that "taste like they were handcrafted by a chef," and are available at ...
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