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Food and Nutrition
Healthy Drink Can Pack a Punch in Preschooler’s Lunch

( - Parents who pack lunches for their young children can dramatically improve the nutrition quality of the meals by including a healthy beverage

Feb 22, 2018 - 2:05:44 PM

Food and Nutrition
Rapidly Measuring Beta-Glucan Content in Oats

( - When it comes to the cholesterol-lowering power of oats, it’s the beta glucan that matters.

Feb 12, 2018 - 12:49:07 PM

Food and Nutrition
Hearing Loss Linked to Poor Nutrition in Early Childhood

( - Young adults who were undernourished as preschool children were approximately twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as their better-nourished peers

Feb 9, 2018 - 11:55:26 AM

Food and Nutrition
How Does Your Brain 'Code' Pizza?

( - LEXINGTON, KY. (Feb 6, 2018) -- When stressed, most Americans turn down a carrot stick and reach for a slice of pizza.  Not only does it taste good but also, for a brief moment, it makes them feel good.

Feb 6, 2018 - 12:51:20 PM

Food and Nutrition
Learning to Make Healthy Choices Can Counter the Effects of Large Portions

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — People are often told that eating everything in moderation can help them lose weight....

Feb 1, 2018 - 8:27:02 AM

Food and Nutrition
Food Safety Tips for a Winning Super Bowl Party

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Super Bowl Sunday is like a holiday, with family and friends gathering to watch the big game and, of course, sharing many tasty foods.

Feb 1, 2018 - 8:20:08 AM

Food and Nutrition
Take the Guilt out of Super Bowl Party Favorites

( - Super Bowl parties, which bring millions of people together to watch the big game, are known for good eats that can be decadent or over the top nutritionally.

Jan 31, 2018 - 1:14:45 PM

Food and Nutrition
7 Tips to Save Your Stomach on Super Bowl Sunday

( - Super Bowl Sunday is one of the biggest eating and drinking days of the year and with the spread of snacks on tables across America, often, it’s easy to overeat.

Jan 31, 2018 - 11:04:38 AM

Food and Nutrition
Store Food Correctly to Reduce Waste

( - CHICAGO – The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to “Go Further with Food” by storing food correctly to reduce waste and lower your grocery bill during National Nutrition Month® in March.

Jan 25, 2018 - 11:10:31 AM

Food and Nutrition
National School Lunch Program Aces Safety Test

( - The National School Lunch Program’s strict safety standards work, which is good news for millions of children who participate in the program daily

Jan 22, 2018 - 12:06:29 PM

Food and Nutrition
Drinking 100% Fruit Juice Does Not Affect Blood Sugar Levels

( - WASHINGTON, DC (January 18, 2018) – One hundred percent juice does not have a significant effect on fasting blood glucose, fasting blood insulin, or insulin resistance according to a new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science.

Jan 18, 2018 - 9:49:00 AM

Food and Nutrition
For National Nutrition Month 2018, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone: 'Go Further with Food'

, Jan. 17, 2018 -- Whether it's starting the day off right with a healthy breakfast or fueling before an athletic event, the foods you choose can make a real difference.

Jan 17, 2018 - 2:24:31 PM

Food and Nutrition
Do You Know the Difference Between a Snack and a Treat? (VIDEO)

( - There are some so-called healthy snacks that actually promote weight gain. They're what you might call tempting treats.

Jan 16, 2018 - 2:45:17 PM

Food and Nutrition
How to Reduce Salt in Your Diet (VIDEO)

( - Have you set new health goals for the new year? Those with high blood pressure or who are at risk may want to consider simply saying no to sodium.

Jan 16, 2018 - 10:56:01 AM

Food and Nutrition
Popping a Healthier High-fiber Snack (VIDEO)

( - Popcorn can be healthy, if it’s prepared in the right way.

Jan 5, 2018 - 12:06:02 PM

Food and Nutrition
Get Your Fill of Fruits (VIDEO)

( - Children should get at least one cup and adults at least two cups of fruits every day, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Jan 4, 2018 - 12:21:49 PM

Food and Nutrition
How Feasting Became an Important Ritual

( - This holiday season millions of families will come together to celebrate their respective festivals and engage in myriad rituals. These may include exchanging gifts, singing songs, giving thanks, and most importantly, preparing and consuming the holiday feast.

Dec 22, 2017 - 11:34:07 AM

Food and Nutrition
Ways to Eat Healthy During the Holidays

( - A typical holiday meal can pack a whopping number of calories ─ many from fat. These extra holiday calories cause the average American to gain weight between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve.

Dec 22, 2017 - 7:05:36 AM

Food and Nutrition
Diet Rich in Apples and Tomatoes May Help Repair Lungs of Ex-Smokers

( - A study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found the natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples

Dec 21, 2017 - 10:01:01 AM

Food and Nutrition
6 Signs of Nutrient Deficiency

( - Everyone knows that we need vitamins and minerals to keep our bodies healthy. But how do you know when you aren't meeting your body's needs?

Dec 14, 2017 - 8:24:02 AM

Food and Nutrition
How to Deal with Eating Disorders and the Holidays

( - There is no good time to be struggling with an eating disorder, but the holidays would likely rank as one of the worse.

Dec 5, 2017 - 9:38:40 AM

Food and Nutrition
What’s Your Limit on Holiday Salt? (VIDEO)

( - It's the time of year when food takes center place. You may find yourself packing plates high with mashed potatoes or  snacking on stacks of chips.

Dec 4, 2017 - 11:03:16 AM

Food and Nutrition
Avoid the Holiday Food Trap

( - New Brunswick, N.J. - November 27, 2017 - Typically around the holiday season people become busier and find they have less free time. As a result, many good habits that have been gained over the year go by the wayside.

Nov 27, 2017 - 10:11:09 AM

Food and Nutrition
What’s in Your Wheat?

( - Johns Hopkins scientists report they have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum

Nov 20, 2017 - 10:14:30 AM

Food and Nutrition
Thanksgiving Turkey Makes You Sleepy? Gobbledygook.

( - Many people believe that eating turkey during the Thanksgiving holiday makes you sleepy. But does it really?

Nov 17, 2017 - 1:25:12 PM

Food and Nutrition
Only 1 in 10 Adults Get Enough Fruits or Vegetables

( - Just 1 in 10 adults meet the federal fruit or vegetable recommendations, according to a new study published today inCDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

Nov 16, 2017 - 1:52:33 PM

Food and Nutrition
After Cooking, Biofortified Corn and Eggs Retain Vital Nutrient Needed to Prevent Blindness

( - Fortified and biofortified foods are at the forefront of efforts to combat vitamin A deficiency worldwide.

Nov 16, 2017 - 11:44:51 AM

Food and Nutrition
Food Swamps Predict Obesity Rates Better Than Food Deserts

( - A new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut suggests that living in a food swamp – a neighborhood where fast food and junk food outlets outnumber healthy alternatives....

Nov 14, 2017 - 1:09:58 PM

Food and Nutrition
New 'sugar-glass' Film Uses Viruses to Kill Harmful Bacteria in Food

( - With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic.

Nov 8, 2017 - 9:27:26 AM

Food and Nutrition
SPOON GURU Launches in U.S., Providing the Shopping Experience for Consumers with Specific Food Needs

( -
LOS ANGELES - Sixty-four percent of the world’s population now actively exclude foodstuffs from their diet. Retailers are under pressure to meet the growing consumer demand for a shopping experience tailored to their food requirements.

Nov 7, 2017 - 12:26:33 PM

Food and Nutrition
Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acid Intake May Affect Lupus Outcomes

( - SAN DIEGO – Higher intake of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with better sleep quality and a decrease in depressive symptoms in lupus patients, among other patient-reported outcomes

Nov 6, 2017 - 11:42:26 AM

Food and Nutrition
Junk Food Almost Twice as Distracting as Healthy Food

( - Even when people are hard at work, pictures of cookies, pizza and ice cream can distract them — and these junk food images are almost twice as distracting as health food pictures

Oct 30, 2017 - 1:57:32 PM

Food and Nutrition
Caramel Apples Stored at Room Temperature for Extended Periods Can Pose Risk

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- It's the time of the year when grocery store shelves are overflowing with Halloween goodies, but there is one treat that consumers should be wary of, according to a food scientist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Oct 26, 2017 - 1:40:29 PM

Food and Nutrition
Healthy Cooking for Singles or Couples

( - Do you make time for healthy cooking when you're cooking for yourself? If not, you're selling yourself short. Find inspiration in these tips.

Oct 23, 2017 - 11:42:50 AM

Food and Nutrition
Tips On Packing School Lunches They’ll Love

( - What your child eats for lunch matters, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Here are five hints that can help you provide your kids with the midday meal they need to succeed in school:

Oct 12, 2017 - 11:43:41 AM

Food and Nutrition
Go with the Gut: 7 Foods to Eat for Better Skin, Hair and Mood

( - All symptoms of the body from thin, dull hair, and sallow skin, to acne breakouts, body aches and sluggish energy all point to the gut. Gut health is incredibly important making mindful eating an essential part of longevity and anti-aging.

Oct 5, 2017 - 12:37:17 PM

Food and Nutrition
A Need for Bananas? Dietary Potassium Regulates Calcification of Arteries

( - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Bananas and avocados — foods that are rich in potassium — may help protect against pathogenic vascular calcification, also known as hardening of the arteries.

Oct 5, 2017 - 10:24:45 AM

Food and Nutrition
Why Whole Grains are the Healthier Choice (VIDEO)

( - Want to be a healthier eater? Focus on whole grains. These unrefined grains are linked to a lower risk for heart disease, certain cancers and other health problems.

Sep 28, 2017 - 1:15:26 PM

Food and Nutrition
Improving Military Readiness Through Nutrition

( - Though Army Major Joetta Khan has served throughout the world, the registered dietitian remains true to her roots as a farm girl from rural Deming, New Mexico.

Sep 26, 2017 - 11:11:30 AM

Food and Nutrition
Wireless Food Stamp Transactions Tied to Healthier Shopping

( - New research links the equipping of mobile fruit and vegetable stands with wireless banking devices programmed to accept food stamps to the buying of more healthy foods by people with low incomes.

Sep 21, 2017 - 10:09:43 AM

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