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Lighter Meals May Bring Longer Life

Monkey study is best evidence yet that fewer daily calories boost lifespan THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- A new study that found that a lower-calorie diet slowed the aging process in monkeys could be the best proof yet that restricted diets might do the same for humans. "The b...

Minnesota Vikings, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and Second Harvest Heartland to Help Secure 200,000 Meals for Hungry Minnesota Children This Summer

Vikings Children's Fund Summer Lunch Program aims to increase participation in the USDA's Summer Food Service Program MINNEAPOLIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ --The Minnesota Vikings, Hunger Solutions Minnesota and Second Harvest Heartland today announced the official launch of the Vikings Children...

Missing: 125 Million Meals for Low-Income Minnesotans

Second Harvest Heartland report uncovers staggering shortfall in meals needed to feed Minnesota's hungry; Target donates 600,000 pounds of food to start filling the gap SAINT PAUL, Minn., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Harvest Heartland, the Upper Midwest's leading voice on hunger relief,...

Nutritious fast-food kids' meals are scarce, researchers find

EAST LANSING, Mich. Only 3 percent of kids' meals served at fast-food restaurants met federal dietary guidelines in the first study to examine the nutrient quality of such meals in a major U.S. metropolitan market. Michigan State University's Sharon Hoerr, a food science and human nutrition re...

Fast food meals are smaller, have fewer calories than food served at restaurants

West Lafayette, IN December 17, 2008 A new study in the Review of Agricultural Economics compares fast food and table service meals at restaurants. Results show that both are larger and have more calories than meals prepared at home, with the typical fast food meal being smaller and having few...

Holiday Meals With a Calorie-Conscious Twist

Swapping out heavy ingredients can mean healthier eating without the guilt, experts say WEDNESDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A few healthy substitutions in your Thanksgiving recipes can help reduce the calorie content of your food without sacrificing the taste, says the American Med...

Salvation Army Supporting Shelter and Evacuation for Hurricane Ike With Meals for Thousands of Evacuees and Emergency Workers

Warns Residents That Storm's Path Threatens Major Population Center and Heightens Danger ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army today is supporting the evacuation and shelter operations ordered by the State of Texas prior to the anticipated landfall of Hurric...

Kidfresh Offers a Solution to the Rise of Unhealthy Eating Among Children With Fresh and Nutritious Prepared Meals for Kids

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The dietary health of children is in urgent need of a change. Kidfresh offers one of the only forward-thinking, convenient solutions with a line of fresh, healthy and fun prepared meals made exclusively for children ages 2-10. Most health guidelines recommend c...

Nets Star Josh Boone Kicks Off Free Summer Meals Program

GARFIELD, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Nets star Josh Boone and 50 local students WHAT: To help celebrate the kick off of the New Jersey summer meals program, the Nets will conduct a fitness clinic to encourage physical activity and discuss good nu...

Proposed Medicare Regulations Threaten to End Millions of Free Meals Offered to Seniors During Education Seminars

'Talking and Eating is an American Tradition -- What's the Problem?' Seniors Ask WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A common occurrence in thousands of American towns and cities is the sight of seniors attending a seminar about Medicare Advantage-Part...

For Healthier Lifestyles That Can Be Habit-Forming, Take the Meals Matter Nutrition & Fitness Challenge!

Interactive Tools Encourage Healthier Living on Your Own Terms SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're concerned that your current health could hamper your hopes for a longer, active life, you're not alone. By 2030, the American Hospital Association estimates that more than 3...

Banfield, The Pet Hospital(R) and Meals On Wheels Association of America(R) Feed Hungry Pets During the Holidays and Beyond

Banfield's 2007 Season Of Suppers(R), 'A Pet Food Drive For Pets In Need.' PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine if you had to choose between nourishing yourself or nourishing your beloved Pet. Eldora Fitzgerald, who is homebound, used to share a portion of her once-a-day delivered mea...

Nu Skin Child Hunger Relief Effort Surpasses 150 Million Meals

Nourish the Children(R) Promotes Sustained Food Donations PROVO, Utah, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS ) today announced more than 150 million meals have been donated to malnourished and hungry children around the world through its innovative social enterpr...

USDA Adds Walnuts to Government Sponsored Meals

FOLSOM, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced its decision to purchase walnuts as part of the School Lunch Buy, a government sponsored feeding program. "This purchase represents welcomed support from the USDA, making walnuts avail...

Hunger Is Happening National Food Drive a Huge Success -- Donations Will Serve 68,000 Meals

University of Phoenix employees at 62 campuses, 43 affiliated sites open cupboards, hearts to help feed nation's hungry PHOENIX, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It was Thanksgiving in June for the nation's hungry as employees at University of Phoenix' 62 campuses, 19 online divisions, 20 c...

New Report Finds 16 Percent of All Children in Nebraska Don't Have Consistent Access to Meals

America's Second Harvest Issues New Report on Children Facing Hunger CHICAGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Nebraska, 16 percent of all children live in food insecure households, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal. In the United States overall,...

New Report Finds 16 Percent of All Children in Florida Don't Have Consistent Access to Meals

America's Second Harvest Issues New Report on Children Facing Hunger CHICAGO, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Florida, 16 percent of all children live in food insecure households, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal. In the United States overall, o...

Exercise After Meals Helps Better to Lose Pounds

While most people prefer working out in the morning, before they have eaten anything, a new study now suggests that exercising after meals is better at promoting weight loss as it boosts hormones that suppress appetite. Researchers at the Surrey University and Imperial College London conduc...

Some Brands of Ready Meals Recalled After Glass Scare

Supermarket chains are recalling some brands of frozen ready meals including 20 Asda own brand, 4 Sainsbury’s and 4 Birds Eye meals//, because of fears that they may contain small pieces of glass. Customers are also being asked to return thousands of ready meals. The products came from Rye Val...

Irregular Meals Could Be a Major Cause of Obesity

According to a telephonic survey conducted by Dr. David Schutt of Thomson Medstat, a Michigan-based health-care research firm it was found that more than three-quarters// of Americans who are obese think their eating habits are healthy. About 11,000 people were contacted by phone and the partic...

Up Sized Meals May Be Lighter On the Pocket Now but May Drain It Later

According to a recent study conducted by the researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison it was found that people who save on super-sized meal have more to pay later. // Super-sized meals which are offered at fast food restaurants have extra calories which help a person to gain more weight....

Three meals daily Keeps 'Kerala's elderly Healthy

Thiruvananthapuram: A recent funded survey indicates that the ageing population in Kerala which has the best literacy rate in country eats// three meals a day and most are non-vegetarians. Almost 90 percent of both men and women over 60 years in Kerala eat three meals a day, according to ‘Kera...

Frequent meals can reduce cholesterol

According to a new study eating frequently is linked to lower blood cholesterol concentrations. When people reflect upon a healthy diet, they are normally thinking about what more than how often they have a meal. Some people eat no breakfast, they may skip lunch and then eat everything they can la...

Taking Low-calorie Soup Before Meal Will Help Cut Calories at Meals

Eating low-calorie soup before a meal can help cut back on how much food and calories you eat at the meal, a new Penn State study shows . Results show that when participants in the study ate a first course of soup before a lunch entree, they reduced their total calorie intake at lunch by 20 percent...

Taking Low-calorie Soup Before Meal Will Help Cut Calories at Meals

Eating low-calorie soup before a meal can help cut back on how much food and calories you eat at the meal, a new Penn State study shows//. Results show that when participants in the study ate a first course of soup before a lunch entree, they reduced their total calorie intake at lunch by 20 percen...

New Moms Must Not Skip Meals

Women who have just given birth should not worry about getting their bodies back into shape immediately, a leading Germany// health insurer said. "A woman's body has enough to do after a baby arrives," said Waltraud Pfarrer, listing milk production and hormonal adjustment as examples. N...

Kids of Himachal Pradesh to get Calorie-rich Midday Meals

Students in state-run primary schools across Himachal Pradesh will soon get calorie-rich and varied midday meals.// Until now all the 660,960 primary school children in the state were being served 'khichdi' six times a week and round the year for free. But this has made the menu drab. "...

Celebrity Chef Promotes Family Meals

The Health Department and Sainsbury's are negotiating details about running a joint campaign fronted by the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver//, to promote the dying concept of family meals as a method of improving the nation's diet. This would mark a controversial departure for government public h...

Orissa Bans Inclusion Of Eggs In Midday Meals

All district collectors in Orissa have been instructed to ban the provision of eggs from midday meals as a precautionary measure against bird flu. // Orissa has over 59, 700 primary schools, which provide eggs to approximately 5.2 million students every year. The ban would be retained for at least ...

Crooked teeth may be due to evolution and overcooked meals

According to Peter Lucas of George Washington University, while presenting a paper at the AAAS Meeting in Washington,// US, chopping of vegetables to bite size pieces and cooking them to into mashed textures may be one of the reasons that our teeth are growing crooked and badly formed. Thus congeni...

Omega Protein Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...ration is the nation's largest manufacturer of heart-healthy fish oils containing Omega-3 fatty acids for human consumption, as well as specialty fish meals and fish oil used as value-added ingredients in aquaculture, swine and other livestock feeds. Omega Protein makes its products from menhaden, an Omeg...

Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

...avorite." Not much effort is needed for most people to achieve the recommended intake, Lavie said. "Five hundred milligrams a day is two fatty fish meals per week," he added. But too many people eat non-oily fish such as catfish, Lavie noted. "And they have it fried, which reduces its health benefits...

What you eat depends on with whom you eat

...ttractive to men. "It is possible that small food portions signal attractiveness, and women conform, whether consciously or unconsciously, to small meals in order to be seen as more attractive," says Young. As for men's food selections, the study showed that men were neither substantially affected by...

Smart Choices Program helps shoppers identify food and beverage choices

...t is so great about the Smart Choices Program compared to other types of programs or systems is that it takes everything from fruits and vegetables to meals and desserts into consideration, which is critical to building healthy habits for the long-term." Nutrition Criteria To display the Smart Cho...

Photos: Balance Nutrition and Taste, Reduce Food Waste!

...school, children who help select and prepare their meals are more likely to actually eat them. It's a simpl...while preventing food from going to waste." meals Matter, www.mealsmatter.org , is a free meal-pl... lunchtime. Some simple tips include: Plan meals and snacks a week in advance with your child's inp...

Breakthrough Nursing Home Alternative Now Available to Cincinnati Elders and Their Families at Deupree Cottages

...unities, Deupree House and Marjorie P. Lee Retirement Community; Living Well Senior Solutions, geriatric care management services; affordable housing; meals on Wheels; and parish health ministries. For more information, visit www.episcopalretirement.com or call 513.271.9610 . ...

Smart for Life(TM) and THINADVENTURE(TM) Sponsor Brandon Flowers Youth Sports Camp

...ticipated in a series of workshops during the week to educate disadvantaged children on the effects of drinking soda rather than water, eating healthy meals and snacks throughout the day, and incorporating foods from the My Pyramid Healthy Guidelines established by the USDA . Partnering with XPE...

realbuzz.com Helps you Deconstruct Your Diet

...e cupboard when you get home from work, and buying on-the-hop at lunch time. With a little bit of forward planning you'll be able to organise and plan meals that can be nutritious, healthy and not full of hidden nasties! Our realbuzz.com breakdown is available at: http://www.realbuzz.com/articles/preparin...

Rush University Medical Center studies program to help older adults transition from hospital to home

...ppointments, and intervene around any issues that might arise once the patient is back in the community. Those issues may range from transportation to meals and in-home care. Over the two years of the Rush program, the social workers involved have found several common themes in post-discharge care. Pati...

As Good As a Deli, For the Price of Making It At Home

...I don't even need to add any seasoning; I can just throw one in my purse and know that I have a delicious and nutritious lunch." Fast and easy meals no longer have to be expensive or inconvenient. With the brand's packs and cans that do not need to be refrigerated, SAFCOL adds a new level of conven...
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