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    Three out of four Canadians are now using natural remedies to maintain and promote good health, according to a recent study by the Canadian Health Food Association. Responding to this growing trend, Traditional Medicinals, Canada’s leading medicinal tea brand, is expanding its best-selling line of ...
     
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    Leading women’s nutritional company helps to expand life-saving healthcare for pregnant women
    Rainbow Light Nutritional Supplements—the number one-selling natural prenatal vitamin brand for 25 years—today announced its sponsorship of Star Showers, an ongoing awareness and fundraising campaign to save women’s lives during childbirth. Alongside The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA...
     
  • One in four people with diabetes could experience a diabetic foot ulcer in their lifetime
    Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are one of the most common, yet treatable, complications in people with diabetes. As part of World Diabetes Day, Shire is today urging diabetes patients to have their feet checked and visit healtogether.com to better understand the complications associated with diabetes. “On...
     
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    It’s American Diabetes Month and today is World Diabetes Day. An estimated 15,000 children are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in the United States every year; parents should be aware of the signs of the condition in their children. That’s why we sat down with Jen Block, FNP, CDE—a family...
     
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    Numerous studies show mango’s potential health-affirming properties
    Mangos are known for their superfruit status and strong nutritional profile—bursting with antioxidants and over 20 different vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, fiber, vitamin B6, and copper. But recent studies indicate that there’s more to mangos than just vitamins and minerals....
     
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    Top mixologist Pablo Moix modernizes classic party drinks
    Good old-fashioned milk has always been a part of breakfast, but did you know that it’s also the key ingredient in top party cocktails this season? In time for the holidays, the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), the creator of Got Milk? and TOMA LECHE, has partnered with mixologist Pablo Moix to bring...
     
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    Technomic, the nation’s leading foodservice research and consulting firm, brings together the best judgments of its consultants and editors to peer ahead into 2014, identifying trends that may significantly impact the restaurant industry. These expert insights are based on site visits evaluating the restaurant...
     
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    Company wins Healthy and Fit Workplace Award for wellness initiatives
    NBTY, Inc., and its subsidiaries—a leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-quality vitamins and nutritional supplements—has been awarded the Healthy and Fit Workplace Award in honor of the array of wellness initiatives it has in place for its associates. The company was formally recognized at a...
     
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    Workout watchdog nonprofit cautions physically challenging program is not suitable for all fitness levels
    The CrossFit craze has now hit the mainstream with more than 7,000 gyms (or “boxes”), 35,000 accredited trainers, and 10 million participants worldwide. The increased popularity of CrossFit prompted the American Council on Exercise (ACE) to commission an independent study to evaluate the...
     
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    New law permits trained personnel to administer injections to children on-site
    Today President Obama is signing into law a bill to require EpiPens in all schools as a measure to provide protection to children with food allergies. The School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, sponsored by Illinois senators Mark Kirk (R-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL), and passed by both the House and Senate,...