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    In response to new prevalence data showing approximately 57 million Americans are affected by osteoporosis and low bone mass, the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) kicked off a national awareness campaign. Break Free from Osteoporosis encourages the public to get to know their risk factors for osteoporosis...
     
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    Girls between nine and 12 years of age with higher-than-average levels of bisphenol-A in their urine had double the risk of being obese than girls with lower levels of BPA, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published recently in the journal PLOS ONE. “This study provides evidence from a human population...
     
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    Eating prunes is officially beneficial for digestive health confirms the EU Commission in a final authorization ruling today. Prunes are now the only natural, whole, and dried fruit to achieve an authorized health claim in the EU following a six-year application process by the California Prune Board....
     
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    With Nearly 40 percent of all Food Produced Uneaten and Wasted, the June 11th Issue of The Food Journal Will Provide an In-Depth Analysis of Why It's Happening and How to...
    The National Resource Defense Council estimates that about 40 percent of all food in the United States goes uneaten; that's about 20 pounds of food wasted per person each month. The next two editions of The Food Journal will examine the reasons why this occurs and will review the various...
     
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    Purina® and Jenny Craig® join forces with the Power of Two Program to help pets and their owners lose weight together
    People and their pets do almost everything together. They eat together. They sleep together. And too often, they pack on the pounds together. Thanks to the Power of Two program from Jenny Craig® and Purina®, pets and their owners now have a weight loss program designed with six legs in mind. The Power of...
     
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    Whole Foods Market® partners with The Xerces Society to "Share the Buzz" and protect pollinator populations
    One of every three bites of food comes from plants pollinated by honeybees and other pollinators. Yet, major declines in bee populations threaten the availability of many fresh ingredients consumers rely on for their dinner tables. To raise awareness of just how crucial pollinators are to our food system, the ...
     
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     Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that soccer players who frequently head the ball have brain abnormalities resembling those found in patients with concussion (mild traumatic brain injury). The study, which used advanced imaging techniques and...
     
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    Whether by air, land, or sea, traveling can be especially stressful with a family member on the autism spectrum. Preparation is the key element to a happy and memorable vacation. The following are some tips for traveling and vacationing with a child with autism. 1.    Be Prepared! Call ahead to the...
     
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    Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified the top ten natural and organic food trends that will influence mainstream grocery shelves soon. With a breadth and depth of culinary experience, the brand strategy, innovation, and communications firm has counseled and created foods for several of the largest food...
     
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    *Australian research shows environmental factors prior to birth influence later susceptibility to food allergies *Pre-birth environmental factors may induce changes in genetic material *Food allergies in first 12 months after birth “programmed” at fetal stage *“Early origins of allergy” one of...