People who are asked whether they would choose between a “good” snack and a “bad” snack might not follow their intentions when the snacks arrive. In an article in the September/October 2008 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Dutch researchers found that there is a substantial inconsistency between healthful snack choice intentions and actual behavior.
Eating right and exercising can feel complicated these days - especially if you pay attention to food advertising or visit a brand new fitness center. Many so-called experts would have you believe that staying in shape require tons of fortified foods, sports beverages, expensive supplements, and fancy exercise equipment. In fact, the truth about getting healthy and staying healthy is much easier to swallow - and not nearly as difficult or time-consuming as most people think.
Dairy is recognized as a key component of a healthy, balanced diet. However, until recently it was unclear how long-term dairy intake contributes to the many aspects of bone health in children, including bone density, bone mineral content, and bone area. A new study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics investigates the effect of childhood dairy intake on adolescent bone health.
Healthy snacking is an important part of a well-balanced diet. More Americans than ever are depending on snack foods for that extra boost of energy or pick me up between meals. Healthy snack choices can provide the calories and nutrients needed to help balance our diet. Proper nutrition along with exercise and managing stress contributes to a healthy lifestyle.
NutraCea announced the launch of RiBran Isolate, a product targeted to the meat industry for use as a cost-effective, nutritious meat enhancer. The product launch follows the recent USDA approval of the use of SRB in specific meat products, including hot dogs, sausage and course-ground, formed meats, such as burgers and poultry patties.
This ongoing study of over 2000 shoppers provides comprehensive and critical insights on the consumer' quest for health and wellness. The global study that was just completed shows some interesting possibilities for the role of diet and nutrition in maintaining total wellness.
Nutrition bar company Forward Foods introduces a convenient new snack size version of their top selling Detour Caramel Peanut Bar. The snack size bar is loaded with essential nutrients making it a smart choice for energy seekers living a healthy lifestyle. With seven grams of protein and just 80 calories in each bar, the new Detour snack size Caramel Peanut Bar is a satisfying way to power through the day. And, with only three grams of sugar per bar, it is perfect for the kids' lunch bags or a mid-day treat at the office.
In a country where rates of obesity -- including those among children -- are at an all-time high, one might expect to find a plethora of child-friendly nutritional information aimed at helping the youngest members of society make smart choices and live healthy lives.
Kellogg has a new cereal that makes good sports out of moms and kids -- Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Gold.
To assess the adequacy of iodine nutrition, the researchers tested 88 samples of iodized salt and found that 47 did not meet the FDA's recommended level.
While the majority of Americans believe they are very or somewhat knowledgeable about nutrition, multivitamins.
A new study has found that elementary schools can significantly increase the frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income students by providing a lunch salad bar.
Moms and their children encouraged to eat more fruits and vegetables.
Parents urged to think about what's filling their children's glasses and to make milk the official drink of family meals.
InterACTIVE Nutrition International has shipped its first InterACTIVE Nutrition brand sports nutritional supplement order to Qatar.
FDA will hold hearings on dietary salt consumption in American's diet. How to limit the salt content in processed foods.
Metabolic Nutrition is proving the business value of immediate, prescriptive follow-up by using SecondApproach services from TARGUSinfo.
Alaska health officials on Monday released new guidelines on the amount of local fish women and girls of child bearing age, and young children should consume, the Anchorage Daily News reports. According to the recommendations, these groups can eat salmon from local waters in unlimited amounts without risking overexposure to mercury but should limit consumption of large halibut, shark, large lingcod, yellow eye rockfish and spiny dogfish because of mercury levels found in the fish.
The registered dieticians and nutritionists indicated a strong preference for American food.
Chef Ann is calling on schools and families to take a close look at what children are eating during the one week dedicated to raising awareness about school food service and nutrition programs.
Parents and teachers are more concerned than ever about the quality of food that children eat in schools, and eating fruits and vegetables is a key component of better nutrition.