Food Nutrition

Snack Food Choices: Are “Bad Intentions” Stronger Than “Good Intentions?”

2008-09-14 01:51

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.

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Back-To-Basics For Smart Nutrition And Fitness

2008-09-01 10:26

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.

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Childhood dairy intake may improve adolescent bone health

2008-08-13 09:14

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.

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Top Ten Healthy Vending Snacks

2008-08-04 11:54
Top Ten healthy snacks and candy bars

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.

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NutraCea Launches Nutritious Meat Enhancer

2008-06-04 08:59

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.

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Detour Unveils Snack Size Protein Bar

2008-04-24 10:16

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.

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New Guidelines On Fish Consumption For Females Of Childbearing Age, Young Children

2007-10-18 11:55

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.

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