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[Nutrition 911] Part III Nutrition Emergency: Deciphering Marketing Jargon by Timothy C. Posted Thu 04 Mar 2010 11:17pm Welcome to Part III of our oh-so-basic nutrition class designed to give you an overview of basic nutrition and make healthy eating much simpler. First, we had an introduction, which was followed by a very simple analysis of what you should eat. Today, we delve into the tricky world of marketing. These days, the topic of what’s in food ... Read on »
Nutrition series: Survey results on American consumer attitudes toward food, nutrition, health by Angela M. Fals, MD, FAAP Medical Doctor Posted Tue 29 Sep 2009 10:39pm Dr. Ida Laquatra, Global Director of Nutrition for HJ Heinz Company, recently provided excellent information regarding nutrition and healthy living.  Thus begins a 3-article series regarding this topic.   Just a few months ago, the HJ Heinz Company took a telephone survey of 1,000 American adults regarding attitudes toward food, nutrition an ... Read on »
[Nutrition 911] Part V Nutrition Emergency: 5 Quick Steps to Mastering Food Labels by Timothy C. Posted Fri 19 Mar 2010 9:38am Welcome to part V of our oh-so basic nutrition class. So far, we’ve discussed marketing slogans and how they can affect your eating habits, and the basics of what we should eat. If we’ve made one conclusion, it’s that we need to understand food labels to get out of the supermarket without a bunch of garbage masquerading as food. Since we probab ... Read on »
[Nutrition 911] Part VIII Nutrition Emergency: Pop Goes the Diet—The Worst Food in the World by Timothy C. Posted Fri 09 Apr 2010 9:20am Since all great things come in threes (or is it celebrity deaths?), we’re going to complete our sugar trilogy with a look at the worst food in the world: soda pop. Forget about brands; whether it’s Coke, Dr. Pepper, or even Hansen’s Natural, it’s all junk. There are different degrees of “junkiness,” but this is Nutrition 911, so we’re sticking ... Read on »
Nutrition Nerd: How to Help Others Meet Their Nutrition and Exercise Goals by irunnerblog Posted Fri 11 Jan 2013 6:41am Chances are you have seen your fair share of “How Keep Your New Years Resolutions” posts lately, so I will spare you another. Instead, let’s shift the thought process around a bit. It is well established that support from others is a key ingredient to achieving health-related goals. However, many times it is those who are in a position to be ... Read on »
Fresh Healthy Vending, International Inc. Announced Launch of Education Platform as Smart Snack in School Nutrition Standards by Press Release L. Facebook Posted Fri 17 Jan 2014 5:11am San Diego, CA, January 17, 2014 - San Diego, Calif. - (January 13, 2014) - Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTC Markets: VEND), North America's leading healthy vending franchisor, today announces the launch of its education platform program for schools nationwide as the USDA's Smart Snacks in School nutrition standards go into effect in J ... Read on »
New Nutrition Keys: A Better Nutrition Facts Label? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 10:11am Almost 40% of Americans don’t read the Nutrition Facts panel, according to a study conducted by Nicholas J. Ollberding, PhD, Randi L. Wolf, PhD, and Isobel Contento, PhD, of Columbia University and published in the Journal of the  American Dietetic Association . What’s more, 50% don’t read the list of ingredients, 53% don’t pay attention to se ... Read on »
[Nutrition 911] Part XI Nutrition Emergency: Coffee, Tea, and Caffeine by Timothy C. Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 8:29am Today we discuss the most popular drink in the world: coffee. I don’t actually know where these statistics come from, but since we mainly want to discuss one ingredient, caffeine, I’ll lump coffee, tea, and other caffeinated beverages into the same discussion so that we’ll be sure to address something that’s pertinent to almost all of you. Coff ... Read on »
How to Read a Nutrition Label: Your Easy Guide to Decoding Nutrition Facts! by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 6:00am The very first step to proper nutrition is making sure you know exactly what you are putting into your body. Choosing the best food for your health can be difficult when someone else is preparing it, but we have the right to know what we are consuming. This is why we have nutrition facts labels—so everyone can make inform ... Read on »
Zrii- Nutritional Amalaki Nutritional Fruit Drink - Ayurvedic, Antioxidant Daily Tonic by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm 1 Comment Two months ago I signed up to buy and distribute a new product called Zrii. It is rooted in Ayurvedic medicine and is endorsed by Deepak Chopra. I'm always intrigued by the latest inventions and products that hit the market and figured I would give this product a try. The suggested dosage for Zrii is 1 oz in the morning as a daily t ... Read on »