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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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.
Nutrition Systems has added over 6,000 menu items from 70 of America's leading fast-casual and family dining restaurant chains.
Consumer selection of foods that offer more nutrition for the calories are outpacing selection of those that don't in many aisles of Hannaford Supermarkets.
Nutrition plays an important role in managing HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, but there is no evidence that it is a viable substitute for antiretroviral and other drugs as a primary treatment.
Breast cancer patients who previously did not have access to individualized nutrition counseling are being helped through a pilot program at Ohio State University Medical Center.
Since the institution of nationwide folic acid fortification of enriched grains in the mid 1990s, the number of infants born in the United States and Canada with neural tube defects has declined by 20 percent to 50 percent. However, the rate at which new cases of colorectal cancer were diagnosed in men and women increased.
More Idaho families may be eligible for a special nutrition program that can help them save money, eat well and stay healthy.
Everyone knows that balanced nutrition is essential for maintaining healthy, beautiful skin and proper body functioning.
To help consumers identify better-for-you pasta products that truly offer real whole grain nutrition, American Italian Pasta Company has reintroduced its Mueller's, Heartland and Golden Grain multi grain pasta lines under a whole grain banner.
In response to growing concerns over obesity, national attention has focused on the need to establish school nutrition standards and limit access to competitive foods.
Experts on nutrition and public health today called for eliminating transfatty acids from food supplies throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Spurred by the rising rate of obesity among American youth and the increasing availability of high-calorie, low-nutrient products on school grounds.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand is nearing completion of its proposed health and nutrition claims standard and is seeking public comment on it.
NFI's resvinatrol complete contains the powerful red wine antioxidant, resveratrol, called 'The Fountain of Youth' in a formula that includes several other important antioxidants.
Research indicates more than 50 percent of American adult consumers know they need to eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day.
A national action plan to tackle the issue of older people and nutrition was announced by Health Minister, Ivan Lewis.
The purpose of a new public health program, Fruits & Veggies: More Matters, is to encourage people to eat more fruits and vegetables.
While more than half of all adults know they should eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables every day, more than 90 percent of Americans do not consume the recommended amount.
Now is the perfect time to motivate yourself to become physically active and eat healthier foods with the end result of a healthier you.\n
The incorporation of this ingredient from tomato has enabled the enhancing of the nutritional quality of products already used given that fibre is an ingredient that has beneficial physiological effects.
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