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    Bob’s Red Mill Rings the Bell for Round Two of its Spar for the Spurtle Oatmeal Recipe Contest
    Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, the leading provider of whole grain foods and the official purveyors of “The World’s Best Oatmeal,” is once again seeking the oats with the most. The company today rang the bell to kick off Spar for the Spurtle 2, its second annual oatmeal recipe contest. The...
     
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    Eating Raisins Resulted in Significantly Fewer Calories Consumed as Compared to Other Popular Snacks
    New research recently announced at the Canadian Nutrition Society annual meeting in Vancouver, suggests eating raisins as an after-school snack prevents excessive calorie intake and increases satiety – or feeling of fullness – as compared to other commonly consumed snacks. The study, funded by a grant from...
     
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    The Obesity Society supports the efforts of Mayor Bloomberg to ban the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages larger than 16 ounces.  This is a measure that will help efforts to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, which research shows are a major contributor to increased calorie intake by both children...
     
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    Carmelo Anthony, Kerron Clement, Steven Lopez, Aly Raisman and Dara Torres know the importance of starting every morning with milk
    From the basketball court to the balance beam, world-class athletes are gearing up for a summer of success and starting their days right with milk at breakfast. Basketball all-star Carmelo Anthony, track and field world record-holder Kerron Clement, taekwondo World Champion Steven Lopez, world champion gymnast Aly...
     
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      Health Canada is reminding Canadians of the importance of food safety when using microwave ovens. Microwaves are often used as a quick way to cook, reheat or defrost foods. However, as with all other ways of heating food, it is important to remember that foodborne bacteria can only be killed by proper cooking....
     
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    Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study. The research shows that there have been dramatic improvements in blood pressure control among patients with diabetes in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, with as many as 82 percent...
     
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    Tart Cherries May Help Millions Reduce Inflammation to Manage Pain, According to New Research
    Tart cherries may help reduce chronic inflammation, especially for the millions of Americans suffering from debilitating joint pain and arthritis, according to new research from Oregon Health & Science University presented today at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in San Francisco, Calif....
     
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    In the USA too many patients have "bad deaths" because they do not get the care they need, said the President of the International Society for Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care on the first day of the Society's annual conference. The conference being held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention...
     
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    Last week the United States Department of Agriculture once again confirmed the overall safety of the US food supply with the release of its annual Pesticide Data Program, which monitors pesticide residues found on fruits and vegetables and other foods commonly eaten by infants and children. The report shows...
     
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    Allens’ Third Annual Feast Your Veggies On This Promotes Eat All Your Veggies Day
    Allens Inc, one of the largest privately held vegetable companies in the nation, announces its third annual nationwide recipe contest, Feast Your Veggies On This. The contest is calling for recipe submissions beginning May 15th through June 17th in celebration of Eat All Your Veggies Day, and the top winners will be...