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    Technomic, the nation’s leading foodservice research and consulting firm, brings together the best judgments of its consultants and editors to peer ahead into 2014, identifying trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry. These expert insights are based on site visits evaluating the restaurant...
     
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    Company wins Healthy and Fit Workplace Award for wellness initiatives
    NBTY, Inc., and its subsidiaries—a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements—has been awarded the Healthy and Fit Workplace Award in honor of the array of wellness initiatives it has in place for its associates. The company was formally recognized at a...
     
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    Workout watchdog nonprofit cautions physically challenging program is not suitable for all fitness levels
    The CrossFit craze has now hit the mainstream with more than 7,000 gyms (or “boxes”), 35,000 accredited trainers, and 10 million participants worldwide. The increased popularity of CrossFit prompted the American Council on Exercise (ACE) to commission an independent study to evaluate the...
     
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    New law permits trained personnel to administer injections to children on-site
    Today President Obama is signing into law a bill to require EpiPens in all schools as a measure to provide protection to children with food allergies. The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, sponsored by Illinois senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), and passed by both the House and Senate,...
     
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    The holidays can quickly go from “ho, ho, ho” to “ho, ho, oh no!” With so many rich foods to eat, it’s easy to over-indulge and pay the price in the form of digestive distress, not to mention the stress of preparing a meal that everyone can enjoy, regardless of their dietary restrictions...
     
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    Maintaining healthy teeth does not necessarily mean eliminating snacking
    The effects of sugar on teeth are widely talked about. How many times have you been told that if you eat sugar, you will damage your teeth and develop cavities? You may be surprised to learn that sugar isn’t directly the cause of tooth decay. What actually causes tooth decay is acid, not sugar. But there is a...
     
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    Life Extension claims flawed testosterone analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) spurs misleading media headlines
    The recent study, “Association of Testosterone Therapy With Mortality, Myocardial Infarction, and Stroke in Men With Low Testosterone Levels” published Nov. 5 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), is flawed and will discourage aging men from properly restoring...
     
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    For the nearly one-third of all United States adults who act as family caregivers, finding fun activities for relatives with dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease can be an impossible task. R.O.S. Therapy Systems, the company that created the first and only activity system for older adults...
     
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    Study reveals Greek yogurt extends beyond the dairy case to products from salad dressing to wrinkle cream
    Affinnova, Inc., a global marketing technology company that dramatically improves innovation and marketing success rates, today released the results of a new study showing the potential for Greek yogurt to expand beyond the dairy case and become the next super trend in consumer packaged goods. Results identified close...
     
  • New category established as free from foods see increased recognition and demand
    Enjoy Life Foods (enjoylifefoods.com) has been selected as the 2013 category advisor for the new free from category as designated by Progressive Grocer Magazine. This is the first year that Progressive Grocer has recognized “free from” as a category, and Enjoy Life Foods is pleased to be...