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    One of the great secrets as it pertains to eating disorders in modern day society is how greatly they affect the elderly population. Eating disorders among this segment of the population are on the rise, and have been for several years. According to Dr. Gregory Jantz, PhD, an internationally renowned eating disorder...
     
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    Organic industry leaders unite to raise awareness
    Mediaplanet Publishing today released a special report entitled, The Organic Movement. The publication will be distributed as a special 12 page section within the Washington Post and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and through various online and social media channels. In collaboration with key...
     
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    A look at how the brain processes information finds a distinct pattern in children with autism spectrum disorders. Using EEGs to track the brain's electrical cross-talk, researchers from Boston Children's Hospital have found a structural difference in brain connections. Compared with neurotypical children,...
     
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    Alexia Foods Announces American Heart Association Certification
    Alexia Foods, a line of premium, all-natural frozen potatoes, breads and side dishes, is giving consumers one more reason to love the sweet potato with the recent heart-healthy certification of its Sweet Potato Julienne Fries. When using a healthy cooking method, such as baking, the product is certified with the...
     
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    Recent research published online by the Journal of Nutrition, found an inverse relationship between walnut consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in two large prospective cohorts of US women: the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and NHS II. The researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health followed 58,063 women...
     
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    Challenging Americans to eat a salad every day
    Whole Kids Foundation, in conjunction with Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools, announced today the launch of Salad Bar Nation, a public awareness and fundraising campaign committed to improving the nation's nutrition by challenging Americans to eat a salad every day. The campaign will make it possible for one...
     
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    Chefs serving today's seniors are expected to balance the need for personal choice with the demand for healthier, locally sourced food. During National Nutrition Month, Sunrise Senior Living, LLC, a senior living leader, is showcasing its Dining Program and how it is meeting these demands through Taste of Sunrise...
     
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    The latest findings from a landmark oral health study by United Concordia and Highmark Inc. show that annual medical costs are lower by $2,956 and $1,029 for individuals with heart disease or cerebrovascular disease (stroke), respectively, who are treated for gum disease. "Once again, our UCWellness study...
     
  • A global chance to celebrate the wonderful green nut
    Going nuts for World Pistachio Day on February 26th?  Let's celebrate the day and reflect on the amazing history and modern day health benefits of this wonderful nut. Did you know the word pistachio comes from a mix of Persian and Latin? Originating in western Asia, pistachios are one of the oldest flowering...
     
  • New report says fewer women dieting
    Fewer women are dieting, according to a new study from NPD Group and featured in the February issue of Food Nutrition & Science. NPD's most recent study finds dieting to be on the decline, with women leading the trend. In 1992, 34 percent of women were on a diet; today that number drops to 23 percent. "...