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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

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by The Organic Center -- We (The Organic Center) strongly refute the claim made by Dr. Alan Dangour and his U.K. colleagues that the nutritional benefits of organic food are 'not important.' Left unchallenged...

NeoStem Signs Agreement for Ceres Living, Inc. to Market Innovative Nutritional Supplement Designed to Optimize Stem Cell Functions

A portion of sales will be donated to the Stem for Life Foundation NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS ), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has...

Is There a Nutritional Upside to a Down Economy?

Being Portion-Wise with Your Serving Size Can Help Your Wallet and Waistline ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you trim your waistline and grocery bill at the same time? Both a registered dietitian and a "Kitchen Coach" think so and offer an array of recipe ideas and tips fo...

RBC Life Sciences' North American Nutritional Supplements and Medical Products Sales Increased, Year Over Year, During the First Quarter of 2009

IRVING, Texas, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc. , a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements, wound care and pain management products, reported today that its North American nutritional supplements and medical products sales grew, year...

Antioxidant-Rich Foods Lose Nutritional Luster Over Time

Studies found levels of good compounds dropped after 6 months THURSDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- For those who swear by antioxidant-rich food and drink, two new studies show those health benefits can wane if the products are stored for too long a time. The findings focus specifi...

Full disclosure: People will make healthier choices if restaurants provide nutritional data

As more and more Americans eat meals outside the home, the country also faces an epidemic of obesity. An association between eating out and weight-related diseases has led to demands for nutritional labeling of restaurant foods. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research examines the potent...

Sambazon, World Leader in Acai, Stands up for the Amazonian Fruit's True Nutritional Properties

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sambazon, the pioneer and global market leader in acai, with certified organic food and beverage products sold in 10,000 retailers nationwide from Whole Foods to Publix, Kroger and Safeway, announces factual acai nutrition information in light of curr...

Improved Genetic Test Product Empowers Individuals to Better Understand Their Unique Nutritional Needs

Interleukin Genetics' Enhanced General Nutrition Test Report Outlines an Individual's Susceptibility to Poor Vitamin B Metabolism and Oxidative Stress WALTHAM, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: ILI) announced today that it has created a n...

Climate change reduces nutritional value of algae

Dutch researchers wanted to know whether an increased CO2 concentration exerted an influence on underwater life. They therefore examined freshwater micro-algae: small, floating and mostly unicellular algae. The experiments were performed in large tanks called limnotrons. These were aerated with or...

Pennsylvania Recognized by the USDA for Excellence in Providing Nutritional Assistance

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Building on a proven track record of success, Department of Public Welfare Secretary Estelle B. Richman today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture has recognized Pennsylvania for achieving a 75 percent participation rate in the Supplement...

RBC Life Sciences' 2008 Net Sales Increase 13 Percent as Its Nutritional Supplements and Medical Products Brands See Continued Growth

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board: RBCL) -- RBC Life Sciences, Inc. , a provider of proprietary nutritional supplements, wound care and pain management products, announced today that 2008 net sales increased 13 percent year over year as the company continued its...

Nutritionist Investigates Claims of New Sports Nutritional Supplement

Nutritionist sets out to see if sports supplement is the real deal. Extreme Endurance is a 100% natural athletic dietary supplement, manufactured in a NSF Certified facility and certified drug-free by the world's largest sports drug laboratory. In a Gold-Standard, double-blind, placebo controlle...

Jenny Craig Announces Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Jenny's Cuisine(R) Anytime Peanut Butter Flavor Nutritional Bars Due to Possible Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) Contamination and Potential Health Risk

No Cases of Illness Reported CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig, Inc. one of the nation's leading authorities on weight management, today announced a voluntary recall of its Jenny's Cuisine(R) Anytime Peanut Butter Flavor Nutritional Bars (UPC Code 655447009347) for U.S and...

ICU Nutritional Program Failed to Boost Outcomes

Early feeding didn't cut length of stay either, study finds TUESDAY, Dec. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Providing earlier nutritional support for intensive care unit (ICU) patients didn't reduce their length of stay in the ICU or their risk of death, according to a study by researchers in Aus...

Nestle Launches New Research Program on the Specific Nutritional Needs of Athletes

NEW YORK, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the findings of its 5th International Nutrition Symposium, which explored scientific advances in nutrition and its importance in elite physical performance, Nestle has launched a new research program on the specific nutritional needs of athletes enga...

Cornell Nutritional Expert, Vermont Baby Formula Company Urge Parents Not to Dilute Formula with Extra Water

GEORGIA, Vt., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to press reports of parents diluting baby formula in this difficult economy, a nutritional expert and a leading manufacturer of infant formula are urging parents to breastfeed or use formula responsibly by following the instructions on the can. ...

Photos: Georgia Pecan Campaign Emphasizes Nutritional Importance of Breakfast

ATLANTA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Pecan Commission has launched "Georgia Pecans Fit! for Breakfast," a new campaign that emphasizes healthy morning eating habits. It is being promoted with new findings from a survey of EatingWell.com newsletter subscribers, information about the hea...

Dr. Lark Creates Nutritional Supplement to Restore Thick Hair and Strong Nails

Susan Lark, MD, noted medical researcher, clinical nutritionist and women's health practitioner, has formulated a nutritional supplement called Hair & Nails Revitalizer, designed to bring back thicker, fuller hair and strong, healthy nails. Dr. Lark's Hair & Nails Revitalizer is available...

Suze Orman Joins got milk? Milk Mustache Campaign: New Ad Encourages Families To Invest in Milk's Nutritional Assets

With Food Prices on the Rise New Tools to Help Make More 'Cents' of Grocery Bills WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal finance expert Suze Orman is the latest celebrity to join the famed Milk Mustache campaign, this time to help families invest in their health. With rising food cost...

89 percent of children's food products provide poor nutritional quality

Nine out of ten regular food items aimed specifically at children have a poor nutritional content because of high levels of sugar, fat or sodium - according to a detailed study of 367 products published in the July issue of the UK-based journal Obesity Reviews . Just under 70 per cent of the...

NuVal(TM) Nutritional Scoring System Will Debut in Major U.S. Chains This September

BRAINTREE, Mass., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Three major U.S. grocery chains will be launching the NuVal Nutritional Scoring System in their stores in September, marking the first-wave debut of an on-shelf consumer education program that is expected to be operating nationwide by this time next ye...

GNC and WebMD Announce Agreement To Provide Consumers with Health and Nutritional Information While Promoting the Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Partnership Integrates In-Store and Online Marketing to Create Unique Customer Experience PITTSBURGH and NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Nutrition Corporation, ("GNC"), the largest global specialty retailer of nutritional products, and WebMD (Nasdaq...

Wyeth to Expand State-of-the-Art Nutritional Manufacturing Facility in Singapore

MADISON, N.J. and TUAS, Singapore, April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) announced today it will invest $96 million (SGD $134 million) to expand its existing nutritional manufacturing facility in Tuas, Singapore. The expansion was officially announced during a groundbre...

Wyeth to Invest $280 Million to Build State-of-the-Art Nutritional Manufacturing Facility in China

MADISON, N.J. and SUZHOU, China, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ) announced today that it is investing $280 million to build a state-of-the-art nutritional manufacturing facility in Suzhou Industrial Park, Jiangsu Province, China. The new facility will primarily produce i...

Top Nutritional Supplement Online Retailer, iHerb.com, Selects AlertSite for Web Site Performance Monitoring

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- AlertSite(R), a leading provider of web site performance management solutions that help businesses ensure optimum web experiences for their customers, announced today that iHerb.com has chosen AlertSite for its web site monitoring service. iHerb.com...

Mannatech to Begin Selling Nutritional Supplements in South Africa

New operation to launch in second quarter of 2008 COPPELL, Texas, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mannatech, Incorporated (Nasdaq: MTEX ), a leading developer and provider of dietary supplements and skin care solutions, announced today it will begin selling products in South Afri...

Galaxy Nutritional Foods Announces Third Quarter FY2008 Earnings Conference Call for Friday, February 8, 2008

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Galaxy Nutritional Foods (OTC Bulletin Board: GXYF), a leading developer and marketer of cheese alternatives, organic dairy and other organic and natural food products, today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss oper...

TRC Nutritional Labs Reports GMP Certification

TULSA, Okla., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TRC Nutritional Laboratories, a leader in the contract manufacture of vitamin and dietary supplements industry, announced it has achieved NSF International Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) Registration. GMPs are regulatory requirements that provide gui...

The Organic Trade Association Hails Preliminary Research Findings Showing Nutritional Benefits of Organic Products

GREENFIELD, Mass., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today hailed preliminary findings from a four-year European Union (EU) study that indicate some organic foods are more nutritional than their non-organic counterparts. "This study may be the breakthroug...

AISI and Roundy's Supermarkets Inc. Launch Program to Educate Shoppers on the Nutritional and Safety Benefits of Canned Food

October Campaign Will Include $10,000 Donation to Local Food Bank WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) and Roundy's Supermarkets Inc. have launched a campaign to demonstrate the nutritional and safety benefits of canned food to shoppers...

Wellcorps International Unveils New Nutritional Supplements

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellcorps International, the leading formulator and distributor of quality health, wellness, and life enhancement information and products, has introduced two new nutritional supplements, Perspective(TM) Cerebral Performance Compound and WOOD(TM)...

Tamilnadu to Extend Nutritional Supplement Support for HIV Patients

The government of the southern Indian state of Tamilnadu has launched a free nutritional supplement programme for HIV// patients. The World Food Programme of the United Nations (UNWFP) would be collaborating with the state government in running this scheme called Nutriplus. Gian Piet...

Manufacturers of Infant Formula Milk Asked to Do Away With Exaggerated Nutritional Claims

If you look at the promotional literature of most popular brands of infant formula milk, claims of it being an alternative to breast milk// is a definite read. These claims have been questioned by the Governments food standards agency, and have been termed ‘most misleading’ to new mothers. To ...

Haryana Enhances Nutritional Support for Women, Children

Chandigarh: Children, pregnant and lactating women and adolescent girls in Haryana will receive more supplementary// support from the state government for their nutritional needs. Social Welfare and Health Minister Kartar Devi Monday announced enhanced quantum for supplementary nutritional nee...

HIV Treatments Improve Health, but Nutritional Issues Remain

Despite the success of highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART), people with HIV may still be at higher risk for nutritional deficiencies and abnormalities. // In two different studies, researchers at the Nutrition/Infection Unit in the Department of Public Health and Family Medicine at...

Hospital Food Needs Improvement to Meet the Nutritional Needs of the Patient

Inadequate nutritional care of patients of Scotland hospitals causing an imbalance in the overall treatment has lead to the formation of an official watchdog to ensure //that the standards of effective dietary care are met with. According to Scotland s Audit report 50% of the hospitals have n...

Can Early Nutritional Modification Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

A new EU-funded Diabetes Prevention study will be able to answer this question within the next 10 years. The study, which is a part of an international study called TRIGR// (Trial to Reduce IDDM in the Genetically at Risk) and coordinated by University of Helsinki, Finland, will research on the po...

UP To Provide Nutritional Diets To All Pregnant Women

Claiming a decrease in the child mortality rate from 86 per thousand to 72, the Uttar Pradesh government plans to bring it down further by earmarking Rs 2.63 crore for nutrition of all pregnant women and children. // The benefits reaching women and children below poverty line would now accrue...

Ward Off Aging With A Low-Calorie Nutritional Diet

Time and over again, the benefits of a low-calorie diet have been argued. It has now been found that indulging in a low-calorie diet can retard the ageing process. Although studies conducted on animal models show promising results, //conducting human studies have proven to a challenging task. H...

Lung Cancer: Nutritional Intervention Comes To The Rescue

High doses of omega-3 fatty acids can reverse potentially fatal cancers, according to a new case study published in the current issue of the journal Nutrition and Cancer//. A researcher at the University of Nevada has shown that omega-3 fatty acids, which are often found in fish oil or golden alg...
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