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Biologists have discovered a new way that plant cells govern nutrient regulation, neighboring structures at the cell's surface physically interact to control the uptake of a vital nutrient, nitrogen.
The news features a story about a just-discovered connection between nutrition and your health nearly every day.
Program reimbursing child care providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children
Booklets and handouts intended by the USDA to help relieve hunger and boost nutrition among poor blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and the elderly are of poor quality and are not aimed at their target audiences.
Proposed FDA claim recognizes role of key nutrients in dairy in reducing osteoporosis risk.
Assessing and meeting people's nutrition and health needs is often made more difficult when they do not accurately report what and how much they eat.
Restaurateurs need to replace partially hydrogenated fat with unsaturated fat, says professor of nutrition science.
Nutritionists have come up with a list of five most damaging foodstuffs for humans.
People who are served large portions of drinks at meals tend to drink more of the beverage, and drinking a large sweetened beverage such as soda can increase the total calories consumed at the meal by more than 25 percent.
Because hair grows all the time, each strand consequently becomes a chemical diary, recording an individual's daily nutrition.
A new proprietary garlic product delivers allicin, the key bioactive ingredient of garlic, to the body in amounts equal to that of fresh high allicin garlic macerate and yielded no unsocial responses due to chewing fresh garlic.
In an effort to improve patient nutrition Rush University Medical Center established a new meal service to increase patient satisfaction and nutrition.
Federal regulations require nutrition labeling on packaged foods and beverages, but they don't apply to restaurants. Diners cannot readily get information about how much they are eating.
Beside proposing to ban the artificial trans fat in all NYC restaurants the health department also proposes to require calorie labeling in some restaurants.
Food nutrition labels need to be improved because the reading and math skills of a significant number of people may not be sufficient to extract the needed nutrition information.
Nutrition scientists finally have a 'cookbook' to refer to when conducting high tech studies using stable isotope tracers.
There is no substitute for dairy's nutrient package.
There is good nutrition in salads. Consumption of salad and raw vegetables correlates with higher concentrations of folic acid, vitamins C and E, lycopene and alpha and beta carotene in the bloodstream.
Go ahead and indulge at the salad bar. "Rabbit food" is nutritious for people, too.
A new UCLA/Louisiana State University study of dietary data on more than 17,500 men and women finds consumption of salad and raw vegetables correlates with higher concentrations of folic acid, vitamins C and E, lycopene and alpha and beta carotene in the bloodstream.
Apples and apple juice may be among the best foods that baby boomers and senior citizens could add to their diet.
Providing nutritional information with high school cafeteria lunch choices not only helps students to make better food choices, but also improves the students' satisfaction with school lunch programs.