- June 4th, 2012
According to a new study published in the Journal of Physiology, the American diet is laden with staggering amounts of sugar and high fructose corn syrup. Between soft drinks, candies, desserts, and processed foods the average American’s consumption of high fructose corn syrup amounts to roughly 35 pounds in a year, with cane sugar totaling
- June 4th, 2012
Ninety percent of American adults snack daily and could be gaining valuable nutrition. A paper published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that smaller nutritious meals eaten throughout the day contribute significantly to the nutrient quality of the diet.
- June 4th, 2012Bob’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.
- June 1st, 2012Eating 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.
- June 1st, 2012
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 and adults, thus potentially contributing to the nation's obesity epidemic.<
- June 1st, 2012Carmelo 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.
- May 31st, 2012
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.
One size doesn't fit all when treating blood pressure in people with diabetes, VA/U-M study suggestsMay 31st, 2012
Aggressive efforts to lower blood pressure in people with diabetes are paying off – perhaps too well, according to a new study.
- May 31st, 2012Tart 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.
- May 31st, 2012
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.