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     A newly launched consumer education campaign called Be Berry Aware is helping consumers identify high quality cranberry juices that pack the nutritional benefits they have come to expect from this flavorful beverage. Most people know that cranberries have a multitude of health benefits, but many consumers don...
     
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    Women check and use food label components more often and thoroughly than men, according to a recent study from the University of Alabama and published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and featured in the May issue of Food Nutrition & Science. The study, which looked at a sample of 573...
     
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    Author Shares How to Power Up Your Moves and Your Snacks
    With summer approaching quickly, now is the perfect time to focus more on fitness. Celebrity trainer Chris Powell wants to share his tips on how to get healthy and stay healthy all year long. Along with a new season of the hit ABC show "Extreme Weight Loss" tonight, Powell has released a new book, "...
     
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    Parachute's Safe Kids Week 2013 shines spotlight on concussions
    Twelve-year-old Nathan Fraser suffered a severe concussion during hockey practice in February 2012 when he tripped over a teammate diving for a puck and crashed head first into the ice and boards. Nathan's memory was wiped out, he lost five months of school and was so sensitive to sound and light he had to wear...
     
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    As the summer months approach and weather warms up, those suffering from Binge Eating Disorder (BED), that is, eating large amounts of food without purging, are equally as vulnerable to body image concerns as those treated for bulimia and anorexia. People who suffer from eating disorders, including BED, tend to...
     
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    "Decide to Drive" offers distracted driving safety tips
    Summer. For teens and young adults the school break means more time for fun, friends, driving, and unfortunately, distractions – like texting, eating, and applying makeup – while driving. In fact, the summer months rank the highest for crashes and related injuries/fatalities among teen drivers and...
     
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    NBTY, a leading manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, supplements and sports nutrition, today announced that it will donate nearly $500,000 of Good 'n Natural bars, Balance Bars and bottles of children's gummy vitamins to support tornado relief efforts in Oklahoma. NBTY's donation is being made through...
     
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    Wyatt David was starting his day as an elementary school teacher when he had sudden trouble seeing. It was a stroke. Luckily, he knew the signs and got to the hospital right away for treatment. David is one of 592 Faces of Stroke featured on stroke.org demonstrating the personal side of stroke and educating the...
     
  •   As the school year draws to a close, for millions of American children the last bell of the year may cause more stress than summer celebration. For them, the end of school does not mean a few months of fun and relaxation. It means they may be at risk of hunger.  That's because only 2.3 million children...
     
  •   There's an ever-growing consumer awareness of the benefits of wild-caught seafood in terms of both healthfulness and sustainability. This grilling season, Blue Horizon Wild aims to hook those health and source-conscious shoppers and reel them in with their newly improved wild-caught Surf Burgers...