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    While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, the foods we enjoy are the ones we eat most. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month 2014, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages everyone to "Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right." Each March, the...
     
  • Creating a world free of multiple sclerosis requires a collaborative effort. That's why starting today, March 3, individuals and MS groups across the country unite to raise awareness and find new and better ways to help people living with MS live their best lives. This year, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society...
     
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    Health experts have termed healthy living practices as the keep to longer life and self preservation. Although a lot of people spend days looking for wealth, prosperity and self fulfillment, all this means nothing if they can't keep their bodies healthy.  Stating healthy is not a recommendation but a...
     
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    Inspired by the farm-to-table movement, Innova, a pioneer in the natural pet food industry, announced the launch of Nature’s Table, a new line of premium grain-free, natural recipes that bring the farm to your pet’s bowl. Ranked by the Dog Food Advisor with a top five-star rating, Innova Nature’s...
     
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    Barbara’s, known for making delicious cereals and snacks from simple, wholesome ingredients, has earned Non-GMO Project Verification for the majority of its product portfolio in less than two years and 97 percent of its products are made with Non-GMO ingredients. Shoppers nationwide will now see the “Non-...
     
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    What is the main obstacle to getting kids to eat healthier? Research suggests that it might be simply a lack of healthy options – a situation that is even more pronounced in the Midwest. Committed to increasing healthier options for students, Dole Food Company and Meijer have partnered to donate salad bars to...
     
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    Smart Balance, a pioneering leader in great tasting, heart healthier spreads, today announced that it is transitioning its flagship line of buttery spreads to non-GMO. Following an extensive revamp of ingredients sourcing and manufacturing processes, Smart Balance buttery spreads landing on some store shelves...
     
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    With the shift to Daylight Savings Time, Americans may need to prepare for sleep disruptions – as studies show that this transition increases night-time restlessness and compromises sleep. For a country already plagued by sleep disorders and the use of sleep aids higher than ever before, the March time change...
     
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    Although sleep problems persist among many American children, parents can make a difference by setting boundaries around electronics use, enforcing rules and setting a good example. These are the latest findings from the National Sleep Foundation's (NSF) Sleep in America poll, an annual study that began in 1991....
     
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    Genetic diseases are generally thought to be untreatable, but the underlying mechanisms are biochemical and thus can possibly be modified, writes Los Angeles obstetrician PJ Baggot, MD, in the spring issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Down syndrome results from an extra copy of chromosome 21 (...