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Slide Into Debt Could Bring Wider Waistline

... activities, "comfort eating" and poorer available food choices may all contribute to packing on pounds ... "a person's ability to pick and choose the food they eat often depends on the financial resources ... fatty snacks are often less expensive compared to food with lower energy density such as fruit or ...

More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation

... School in Lynwood, California, transformed the food offerings in the school so that all food items offered now derive 30 percent or less of ... of fitness, and the correlation between healthy food choices, physical activity and academic ...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

... that daily medicine can be taken to prevent a food allergy reaction, according to a survey that ... widespread lack of knowledge and awareness about food allergy among the general public. The online ... incorrectly believed that there is a cure for food allergy. More than 40 percent wrongly said that ...

Celiac Disease Provides Clues To Solving Autoimmunity

... involves a leaky gut where partially digested food proteins (the environmental factor) pass or leak ... Since this cascade is triggered by a number of food proteins, another viable and proven approach is ... foods to identify specific foods that trigger food intolerance. The solution then involves not ...

What's Lurking in Your Kitchen?

... clean themselves, hard water deposits, rust and food may be left inside the dishwasher, disrupting its ... water with a germicidal cleaner to remove all food particles and spills. Before restocking the ... odors. Spotty Microwaves: Splatters of food in a microwave not only look and smell bad, but ...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

... who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a ... large university cafeterias with a wide choice of food options and dining companions, Young found that ... more, when women ate in mixed-gender groups their food choices were at the lower end of the caloric ...

Smart Choices Program helps shoppers identify food and beverage choices

... nutritionists, consumer organizations and food industry leaders is designed to promote public health by helping shoppers make smarter food and beverage choices within product categories. ... have a consistent program to identify smarter food and beverage choices, regardless of the stores ...

Helping Dogs With Allergies: A 'Simple Solution' for a Not So Simple Health Problem

... suffering with allergies, Wellness(R) Natural food for Pets is introducing new additions to its Simple food Solutions(R) line of dry food, and for the first time, is adding cans to its hypoallergenic food for dogs. A limited ingredient diet, ...

The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods

... that the nutritional benefits of organic food are 'not important.' Left unchallenged, the U.K. ... child exposed to 10 to 13 pesticides daily in food and drink and the rate of new diabetes cases ... and flawed analysis of the benefits of organic food and farming. For a full analysis of the ...

New Book Helps Those with Bipolar Disorder Manage Diets - and Lives

... entitled, " The Bipolar Diet: Managing Mood, food and Weight ." The book is designed to ... entitled, " The Bipolar Diet: Managing Mood, food and Weight. " The book provides a ... explains the food/mood connection, and how smart food choices can protect from mood swings into both ...

Certain Arthritis, Crohn's Drugs May Raise Kids' Cancer Risk: FDA

... cancer risk in children and adolescents, the U.S. food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday. ... Crystal Rice, spokeswoman, U.S. food and Drug Administration; Patience White, M.D., ... Foundation; Aug. 4, 2009, statement, U.S. food and Drug Administration ...

International meeting on food quality, safety

... The 8th International Conference of food Science and Technology will bring together more ... States to present a wealth of information on food quality and safety. Conference sessions will take ... provide an important snapshot of the state of the food industry in China. In addition, research ...

New Online Solution for Food Allergy Sufferers. Allergiesandme.com Provides Needed Resources

... resources for children and adults suffering from food Allergies and food Intolerance issues. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 4, 2009 -- food Allergies affect up to 6 percent of young ...

FDA selects Sensotech's Wireless Temperature Monitoring System

... The US food and Drug Administration Laboratories in ... data loggers for the healthcare, laboratories and food industry. SensoTech provides a practical and ... dietary, biomed, blood bank, vaccine clinics, and food service all in one integrated system. The system ...

Massachusetts Warns: Bisphenol A Toxic

... estrogen used in hard polycarbonate plastic food and beverage containers, including some water and ... and sippy cups, as well as in the epoxy lining of food and infant formula cans. BPA leaches into food and beverages and moves quickly into the body. ...

Innophos Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

... to increase the capability and capacity for food grade products." The Company is ... facility to more than double its existing food grade purified phosphoric acid capacity by the ... successful production tests of several additional food grade salts to enable a shift in focus from ...

A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

... for detecting pathogens in water, for the food industry, and in medical diagnostics," says Prof. ... she believes. A bio-watchdog for the organic food industry Detecting pesticides in food is another very desirable application. The ...

The Caryl Ehrlich Program Discusses Food Addiction on HealthyPlace.com

... Caryl Ehrlich Program and author of Conquer Your food Addiction (Free Press) will appear on Healthy ... 4th at 8:30p.m. (EDT) addressing her specialty food addiction as well as sharing her own battle with food addiction and weight loss. Caryl Ehrlich, ...

Photos: Balance Nutrition and Taste, Reduce Food Waste!

... combines nutrient-rich foods from several food groups to supply protein, fat and carbohydrates ... lunch-preparation processes to reduce food waste. "You can pack a nutritionally ... that keeps them healthy, while preventing food from going to waste." Meals Matter, ...

Increasing Regulation and Economic Volatility Key Catalysts for Risk Management in the Food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry, Says Report from Aon Analytics

... services, today released its 2009 U.S. food System, Agribusiness and Beverage Industry Report ... where the top 10 risks faced by the food system , agribusiness and beverage ... For example, risk professionals in the food system, agribusiness and beverage industries ...

Cutting Edge iPhone(TM)/iPod(R) Touch Apps Improve Quality of Life for Those With Celiac/Coeliac & Food Allergies

... choices dynamically configured to 10 food allergens. Users have the opportunity to select ... impacted by celiac/coeliac disease & food allergies. In addition, iEatOut(TM) and the ... book, Let's Eat Out with Celiac/Coeliac & food Allergies! - published in June 2009, and the ...

Pelosi: Food Safety Act Will Protect Lives and Prevent Illness

... following statement today on House passage of the food Safety Enhancement Act, which will give the food and Drug Administration (FDA) new enforcement tools and funding to better ensure food safety and ...

Pew Statement on House Passage of Food Safety Legislation

... -- Statement of Erik D. Olson, Director of food and Consumer Product Safety, The Pew Charitable ... today to modernize and strengthen the nation's food safety system. This historic action takes a major ... majority of these deaths are preventable. The food and Drug Administration, which is responsible for ...

GMA Applauds U.S. House for Passage of Landmark Food Safety Bill

... of Representatives for passing H.R. 2749, The food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009. The bill passed ... a vote of 283-142. "House passage of The food Safety Enhancement Act of 2009 marks an important ... "This legislation will strengthen our nation's food safety net by placing prevention as the ...

Food additive may one day help control blood lipids and reduce disease risk

... That substance is a component of the common food additive lecithin, and researchers speculate it ... disease using treatments delivered in food rather than medication. "Currently, doctors ... in the body and also happens to be used as a food additive it may be possible to improve the ...

Nutraceutical Reports Fiscal 2009 Q3 Results and Expands Share Repurchase Program

... offset our lower gross margins. Our core health food store customers are regaining confidence in their ... to and through domestic health and natural food stores. Internationally, we market and ... national retail bookstores and health and natural food stores. We also distribute branded products of ...

Call to the Youth of America: Palms for Life Fund Launches Film Competition to Document Hunger in the United States

... round of voting beginning October 16th, World food Day. "… because hunger is everyone's ... "Over 36 million Americans are living in food insecurity - 12.4 million being children - and we ... who retired from the United Nations' World food Programme (WFP) after 30 years, says the effects ...

'Organic' May Not Mean Healthier

... WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- food that beckons from the organic aisles of grocery ... Association. That represents 2.5 percent of total food sales in the country, the trade group noted. ... another aspect to the organic vs. conventional food debate, said Sheah Rarback, director of nutrition ...

Kaiser Permanente Honored for Efforts to Combat Obesity With 2009 Pioneering Innovation Award at Weight of the Nation Conference

... and policy changes that make healthy food accessible in the communities." "We know ... obesity epidemic is driven, in large part, by a food and physical environment that makes it difficult ... stakeholders, these programs are transforming food and physical activity environments. For example, ...

CDC Recognizes Innovative Obesity Prevention and Control Initiatives With Weight of the Nation Awards

... been a strong advocate for nutrition and health, food safety, alcohol policy, and sound science. CSPI ... environmental and policy changes in community food and physical environments where individuals live, ... and industry-leading changes in its own food system, Kaiser Permanente supports grassroots ...

FDA Calls for Stricter Controls on Mercury Fillings

... the use of mercury dental fillings. The U.S. food and Drug Administration will now categorize the ... Control and Dental Devices, part of the U.S. food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and ... Center for Devices and Radiological Health,U.S. food and Drug Administration; Charles Brown, national ...

More Can Be Done to Slow Obesity's Toll on Health: Experts

... the CDC is promoting are making healthy food more available, encouraging more choices of ... any change in our genetics or any change in our food preferences. We got to this stage of the epidemic ... from parents to schools to local governments to food and beverage companies -- has a role to play in ...

Kaiser Permanente Approves $11 Million in Community Benefit Grants

... to uninsured and underserved communities, healthy food and fitness opportunities to children and ... but were not limited to, the following: food and Fitness in Tough Economic Times Kaiser ... a program to provide financial incentives for food stamp recipients to increase their consumption of ...

Food Illness Accountability Undermines Food Safety Overhaul: Food Safety Legislation Propped up by Antiquated Estimates Rather Than CDC Data

... millions between estimated and reported cases of food illness. The CDC, legislators and other public ... national foodborne illness policy. When HR 2749 - food Safety Overhaul - comes to the House floor this week, the Association for food Illness Accountability asks legislators, ...

U.S. Foodservice Cites Critical Need for Food Safety Culture From Farm to Fork During Monterey PMA Conference

... stage of the supply chain according to the chief food safety executive for U.S. Foodservice, one of the ... and recalls linked to produce served as a food safety wake up call for the produce industry. ... said Jorge Hernandez, senior vice president of food safety and quality assurance for U.S. ....

Personality in a Cup

... touches to the decor. Its American Comfort food menu is a modern-day celebration of simple but ... it in 2006, following a growing trend in Hispanic food advertising that uses wit and humor to reach ... and administered by the California Department of food and Agriculture. ...

Study Estimates Medical Cost of Obesity May Be As High as $147 Billion Annually

... promote the availability of affordable healthy food and beverages, support healthy food and beverage choices, encourage breastfeeding, ... improve availability of affordable healthier food and beverage choices The community ...

Kaiser Permanente to Provide Calorie, Nutrition Information on Cafeteria Menus

... D. Brownell, Ph.D., director, Rudd Center for food Policy and Obesity, Yale University. "It would be ... showed that posting calorie counts changes patron food selections," said Karen Webb, co-author of the ... efforts to bring healthier, sustainable food options to its patients, staff and communities ...

FDLI Publishes New FDA Directory With Obama Appointees

... WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The food and Drug Institute (FDLI) has just published its ... FDLI publishes the award-winning, peer-reviewed food and Drug Law Journal; the bimonthly magazine ... government employees and marketers in the food and drug field. ...

E-Cigarettes Pose a Health Hazard, FDA Warns

... a vapor that is inhaled," according to the U.S. food and Drug Administration. And these products ... comment. More information The U.S. food and Drug Administration has more on e-cigarettes ... M.D., principal deputy commissioner, U.S. food and Drug Administration; Benjamin Westenberger, ...
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