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    Clif Bar Family Foundation announced today it has awarded the first fellowships in organic plant breeding ever granted in the United States. Funded through its organic seed initiative known as Seed Matters, the foundation issued $375,000 in grants to fund three PhD. fellowship students for five years in organic plant...
     
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    Joint Juice Inc. reveals US states with best and worst joint health
    Today Joint Juice Inc, a leading San Francisco-based nutrition company, announces the latest results from its online joint health assessment, revealing the US states with the best – and worst – joint health. As people across America recently made New Year's resolutions to...
     
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    Catch Healthy Habits in the New Year
    You’ve made yet another New Year’s resolution to lose those holiday pounds, but do you really have a strategy to do so? If you really want to stick to your plan this year, maybe it’s time to think like a grade schooler and catch some healthy habits. For example, can you learn to love a snack of...
     
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    Beth Hillson, author of the recently published book Gluten-Free Makeovers, and Passage Foods, creators of international cooking sauces, have partnered to develop a range of new recipes for time-starved consumers who want home cooked meals that are nutritious, healthy, and satisfy the demand for gluten-free meal...
     
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    Betty White is everybody's Golden Girl—and Morris Animal Foundation is especially grateful for all that she's done to create a healthier tomorrow for animals. Not only has Betty served as a trustee—since 1971—and president emeritus for Morris Animal Foundation but she has also...
     
  • Actress Angie Harmon and “The Rachael Ray Show” Help Kick-Off Culinary Competition
      Uncle Ben’s, the No. 1 selling brand of rice in the United States, today announced the launch of the Ben’s Beginners Cooking Contest, designed to empower and encourage parents to connect with their kids, one meal at a time. Part of the Brand’s BEGIN WITH BEN campaign, which illustrates how...
     
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    During flu season, when fever, aches, and chills hit, it is easy to forget one's manners.  A recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans found that nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of those who had influenza in the past three years admit to being "That Guy," who despite experiencing flu symptoms,...
     
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    Cookbook author and television host diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
    Novo Nordisk, the world leader in diabetes care, is teaming up with American cooking stars Paula Deen and her sons, Bobby and Jamie Deen, to launch Diabetes in a New Light, a national initiative to help adults find simple ways to manage everyday challenges associated with type 2 diabetes. To coincide with the launch...
     
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    New Research Finds Walnuts Rank Highest in Antioxidant Content Among Nuts
    During this time of year when diet and exercise are a top priority, more and more people are grabbing a handful of walnuts.  According to new research published in Food and Function, researchers from The University of Scranton in Scranton, Pa., compared the amount of powerful antioxidants called polyphenols in...
     
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    Obesity is a critical problem among America’s children. According to recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three children is obese or overweight, putting them on the road to lifelong chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. As childhood obesity rates continue to rise...