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Healthy snacks improve nutrition of kids

...nacks, and providing them with nutritious, low-fat snacks can have a significant impact on their health.// ...ng US children, who consume a minimum of up to two snacks per day. However, the most popular snack foods are also the least healthy, such as soft drinks, pota...

Stop and think before you eat

...ee of inhibition when it comes to munching down on snacks and goodies is tied to his or her likelihood of being overweight. The good news is that using some restraint--for example by choosing low-calorie foods--can help people who just can't seem to resist the temptation to eat, according to lead investigat...

Preschoolers eat more when served in bigger helpings

...lorie intake of their main meals but the number of snacks they are offered during the day and the calorie content of those snacks. More snacks they have, the more is their calorie intake for the day. Reference: Appetite, June 2005...

A Diet High In Fat Could Lead To An Over Indulgence In Snacks

...igh-fat diet may lead to over-consumption of tasty snacks according to a recent study done on rats. It is believed that regular eating habits could affect sensitivity to a hormone that tells us when to stop eating.// For the study researchers observed the effects of the hormone cholecystokinin (CCK) on two...

A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health

...heir food - including breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks - from one of the three diets. After a two-to-four-week break, participants started the six-week feeding period over again, this time with a different diet. The process was repeated until all participants ate all three. Researchers monitored each pa...

Scottish Children Have Worst Dental Health In Europe

... Children are to be discouraged from eating sugary snacks in between meals and also consuming unhealthy soft drinks. Fast foods like burgers and pizzas are also culpable in causing dental decay. It is also recommended that children should use toothpastes that contain enough amounts of Fluoride. 'Scotland ha...

Kellogg Warned Against Its Marketing Strategies

...lso where he displayed crackers, cookies and other snacks dotted with television characters. The proposed lawsuit would mark the latest attempt to battle the growing obesity crisis in the United States through the courts. This comes in the same vein as the lawsuit that brought Mc Donald’s to poor light. P...

South Asians in Canada being wooed by chips now!

As a strategic step taken by the Canadian snacks company Frito Lay Canada has launched a new range of potato chips which are targeting the South Asians. 40 chip flavours created and tested include seaweed, cucumber //and green tea before choosing spicy curry and wasabi for test marketing. Stores ...

Come September, Schools Will be better off Sans Junk foods

... of the food industry have conveyed that healthier snacks and Fizzy drinks should be exempt from the ban. The new standards which have been put forth are awaiting Ms Kelly’s approval. Of course the advice will not be applicable to lunchboxes or food served during fundraising initiatives. The advice will c...

Teething Problems – Fight Sugar For Children’s Dental Healh

...and it is a healthy habit to brush after meals and snacks ...

Viewing TV During Lunch Affects Children's Food Intake

...r mothers were asked how frequently the child eats snacks while watching TV, how frequently the child eats o... the 24 children (33 percent) usually ate meals or snacks while watching TV. The results showed that, overall, the children ate significantly less snack an...

Kellogg’s Additions to Wholesome Snack

...llogg’s latest additions to its range of wholesome snacks available for the busy on-the-go consumer//. The...B6, Thiamin, Niacin, Riboflavin and Calcium. The snacks are available as bite-sized-morsels in individual pouches which are available in two flavors: honey ...

Kids Eat What They Watch

...months. The researchers mainly questioned about snacks and beverages commonly advertised on television, such as soda, chips, fast food and baked snacks like cookies. Students were asked to estimate the number of hours spent watching television each day...

Junk Food Ads: The Culprit Behind Childhood Obesity

...ed for their dietary patterns including use of the snacks and beverages such as soda, chips, fast food and baked snacks like cookies, which are commonly advertised on television, and their television viewing habits inclu...

Sports Can Improve Eating Habits In Adolescents

... to eat breakfast regularly. Furthermore, they ate snacks and dinner more frequently compared to other girls who were not involved in sports or those who played power team sports. The results of this present study can be cited in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Surprisingly, although ado...

Products Removed From Shelves Due To Aflatoxin

...h amounts they result in cancer. Three brands of snacks are being recalled from shops due to the discovery of potentially cancer-causing toxins in rice flour are Quaker Seasons Caribbean Chicken, Sainsbury's Chocolate and Toffee Crispie Bites and Smith's Bacon Fries. But the FDA has said that only specifi...

Long hours of work don't work well with women

... show a tendency to smoke more or consume too many snacks and may even go overboard on caffeine. The finding...work. Also, women who worked longer hours consumed snacks rich in sugars and drank more caffeine as compared to men. Lead researcher Dr Daryl O'Connor said,...

Those who relish sweets tend to consume more fruit, study finds

...y preference, strategies used to market such sweet snacks as candy bars, for example, could be incorporated into an educational program to increase the consumption of fruit. To see how much fruit sweet and salty-snack lovers ate, Wansink used the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Continuing Survey of Food...

Snack Smart To Avoid Obesity

...he American Dietetic Association said, "In-between snacks can make or break your diet. You need snacks if there is a more than a four-hour gap between meals, to keep blood sugar under control and prevent...

Kids From Low-Income Groups Could Enhance Their Nutrition By Choosing Better After School Snacks

...ve explained that moderate changes in the kinds of snacks that are being offered at after-school programs wo...ared the nutritional content of the new menu of 17 snacks with that of the old menu of 15 snacks. They found that the new menu boosted the children's daily se...

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