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Thanks to Michelle Obama, you will no longer have to search the fine print on nutrition labels to know what you are consuming.
Fourteen nutritional foods with proven health benefits for curbing disease are highlighted in Food Technology magazine.
Perhaps you have never noticed before, but many meat and poultry products sold in supermarkets currently do not have nutrition facts labels on their packages.
Move over, beta-carotene, and let alpha-carotene show us what it can do to extend your life.
Kidney dialysis patients are at increased risk for infections and cardiovascular conditions, and are also exposed to high levels of oxidative stress.
Reports about how chocolate contains antioxidants and how it can be healthy when certain types are eaten in small amounts is good news.
Nestle is often associated with chocolate (bars, ice cream, chocolate milk), but the food giant also creates healthcare nutritional products such as Optifast and PowerBar and baby food products inc
The Corn Refiners Association has formally asked the US Food and Drug Administration for a name change for its highly undesirable product – high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
Regardless of all of the messages for the positive health benefits of consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, Americans appear to be eating less produce than they did a decade ago.
It would be easy to think that a margarine fortified with omega-3 oils could protect people from having another heart attack, and that is true; it is too easy and a study shows that the spreads do
According to a study published this week by the International Food Information Council Foundation, only one out of every eight adult Americans knows how many calories he or she should consume in a
With the latest reports showing 12 million American children as obese, providing healthier food choices in schools is a top priority.
Consumer Reports has released the findings of an investigation into 15 different protein supplement drinks and have found that several contained contaminants such as cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury. The levels were high enough in three of the supplements that if three servings were consumed in a day, the levels in some of these metals would exceed the maximum recommended limits.
March and the warmer weather of spring signals the beginning of maple syrup season. Maple syrup is produced in 17 US states and Canada.
Nutrition experts recommend three glasses of low-fat milk a day to meet an adult’s calcium needs.
Today, March 10 2010, is the third annual Registered Dietitian Day, created by the American Dietetic Association to commemorate the dedication of RDs as advocates for advancing the nutritional stat
Lactose Intolerance is a commonly cited condition of the inability to drink milk, but it may also be one of the most misunderstood.
Yogurt is becoming more popular healthy food. Apparently, more and more Americans are digging their spoons into cups or tubs of regular and frozen yogurt, earning it the title of food trend of the decade, according to a leading consumer and retail market research firm.
Antioxidants are everywhere – the word can be found on the grocery shelves in abundance on a wide array of packages, juices, teas, and cereals.
If you knew the number of calories in your children’s fast food, would that influence which items you chose for them?