Nearly all American women (92 percent) report that they are trying to bringbetter food choices into their homes.
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The fruits: Kakadu plum, Illawarra plum, Burdekin plum, Davidson's plum, riberry, red and yellow finger limes, Tasmanian pepper, brush cherry, Cedar Bay cherry, muntries and Molucca raspberry; were compared with blueberries (cultivar Biloxi) - a fruit renowned for its high antioxidant properties.
Nutritionists since 2000 have observed that Americans would need to increase their fish intake by a factor of four in order to get enough omega-3 fatty acids in their diet. It appears New Yorkers are closer to that goal than people in other states. And the trace levels of mercury that come along with omega-3s in fish are too small to justify health worries.
Blood mercury levels of New Yorkers are indicators of good health.
Hong Kong Department of Health will launch a month-long pilot project to promote healthy eating at restaurants.
Middle-aged adults who drank more than one soft drink daily have a more than 40 percent greater rate of either having or developing metabolic syndrome.
The poll confirms a love of fries and a desire for healthier French fry products and cooking choices.
Hawai'i State Department of Health launched a statewide media campaign called Fruits and Veggies.
First phase of New York City trans fat regulation that prohibits using trans fat oils in NYC restaurants takes effect July 1, 2007.
Health Canada is adopting the Trans Fat Task Force's recommendation on trans fats in Canadian foods.
XanGo is leading scientific exploration of the whole mangosteen fruit (Garcinia mangostana) through a tiered approach based on safety, standardization and efficacy.
Division of Family Assistance Electronic Benefit Transfer, the delivery system for Food Stamps and cash assistance, is now available online for beneficiaries.
Montana Women, Infants and Children program has entered into a new infant formula rebate contract, but with a different company.
Grilling is double trouble because it also exposes meat to cancer-causing chemicals contained in the smoke that rises from burning coals and any drips of fat that cause flare-ups. Tips for safer and healthier grilling, from the Harvard Health Letter.
Allegheny County Health Department is offering free produce through the Pennsylvania Farmers Market Nutrition Program to women and children enrolled in its Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Food Program.
Harlem residents have fewer healthy food options, according to a new Health Department report on food availability in East and Central Harlem.
Black chicken was unveiled as a new form of "super-food" yesterday, after researchers found that the traditional ingredient in Chinese medicine has high levels of a natural anti-oxidant.
Fresno County celebrates another summer filled with hometown festivals and traditional events sure to appeal to everyone.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn launched three initiatives to improve access to food support programs and promote healthy lifestyles in lower income communities.
Fresh fruits and vegetables are some of the key ingredients to a healthy lifestyle.
During the summer, when schools are out, children who usually get free or reduced-price school meals may not be getting the nutrition they need.
Interstate Bakeries Corporation is kicking off the 2007 summer BBQ season with more healthful options for consumers looking to add whole grains into their diets.
If you want to get the maximum benefit from your five portions-a-day vegetable consumption or broccoli, if you are cooking your vegetables boiling is out. You need to consider stir frying steaming or micro-waving them
Consumers who have purchased raw milk from Misty Meadow Farm in Bernville, Berks County, any time after April 16, 2007, should discard it immediately due to the risk of Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
There is very low risk to human health from consuming meat from hogs and chickens known to have been fed animal feed supplemented with pet food scraps that contained melamine and melamine-related compounds.
Jeff Popick claims in his debut book that man's downfall came not from eating an apple or a fig, but from eating meat.