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Five Servings of Fruits, Vegetables a Day Not Mandatory

It is not necessary to eat five servings of fruits and vegetables every day to keep healthy but just enough for the body to assimilate the necessary vitamins and minerals, a British dietician says. Catherine Collins, chief dietician at St George's Hospital in Tooting, says the fruits and v...

The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant

... the 2006 grant recipient program, the 4-H TRY (Teens Reaching Youth) Nutrition Program reported a 27% increase in those who ate three to four fruit servings daily and an eight-minute average increase in participation in sports. The alarming epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents througho...

Smart Choices Program helps shoppers identify food and beverage choices

...ources of authoritative nutrition guidance. Qualifying products also will display a calorie indicator on-pack that identifies calories per serving and servings per container. Participating companies with their own "better for you" nutrition labeling symbols have begun replacing them with the Smart Choices ...

People Across the Country are Making The Switch!

...ottle (available in a four-pack and by the case). Please see www.switchbev.com for more information. Check us out on Facebook. * Two fruit servings are included in each 8.3 oz can ...

Parents Urged to 'Make Change to Save Change' at Back-to-School Time

...e (per serving) than fortified orange juice, and significantly less than the average sports drink. "Both kids and adults need at least three servings of dairy a day to build stronger bones and overall healthier bodies," Stahr said. "Dairy just makes sense for its nutrition and economic value." ...

Association of Peruvian Anchovy Producers Pursues MSC Certification

...kets its MEG-3(R) ingredients into the Dietary Supplement and Healthy Food markets. To date MEG-3(R) ingredients have been included in over 40 billion servings of food and supplement products world-wide. For more information on Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited visit www.ocean-nutrition.com , and for more infor...

Latest Studies Show 'Junk Drinks' Pose as Many Health Threats as 'Junk Food' According to AquaHydrate Medical Advisor

...eart disease in women. Recent studies show that women who have one or more servings of a sugary drink per day have nearly double the diabetes risk of women who rarely have sugar drinks and that women who have more than two servings of sugary beverages a day have a nearly 40% higher risk of heart disease.(2...

Barilla(R) and Celebrity Fitness Coach Bob Greene Challenge Americans to Discover the Great Taste of Whole Grain

... In addition, visitors will receive exclusive healthy living and eating tips from Bob Greene, including: I recommend three to five servings of whole grains daily. This is easy when you enjoy foods that taste delicious like Barilla Whole Grain pasta. With Barilla Whole Grain, you can introd...

Fish Fuels Young Men's Brains

...kets its MEG-3(R) ingredients into the Dietary Supplement and Healthy Food markets. To date MEG-3(R) ingredients have been included in over 40 billion servings of food and supplement products world wide. For more information on Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited visit www.ocean-nutrition.com , and for more infor...

A New Jersey Charity Seeks Serious Inquiries for Historic 35mm Film Print of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Music Video

...the higher numbers for the chronically poor. At Eva's Kitchen, the daily hot lunch for the New Jersey homeless and working poor has increased from 260 servings per day to more than 400, far more than planned for in 2009. Eva's Kitchen provides more than 1,000 meals daily among all Eva's Village programs, incl...
Servings in Medical Technology

Grapes May Aid a Bunch of Heart Risk Factors, U-M Animal Study Finds

...ape powder that was consumed in the study was roughly equivalent to a person eating nine human-sized servings of grapes a day. Currently, five to nine servings of fruits and vegetables are recommended as part of the DASH diet. The rats in the study were from a strain called Dahl rats, which have been specia...

Eating Walnuts Slows Cancer Growth, Laboratory Study Finds

...tumors they had was dramatically suppressed," Hardman said. The mice ate a diet in which 18.5 percent of the daily calories -- the equivalent of two servings for humans -- came from walnuts. Tumors in the walnut-fed group took twice as long to double in size as tumors in the control group, the article repor...

Kiwifruit: Antioxidant Power in Quantity and Quality

... increased resistance to oxidative damage induced by hydrogen peroxide. To test kiwifruit's antioxidant capacity, seven healthy women were given two servings of green Hayward kiwifruit (300g) per day. Blood samples were taken from the participants after an overnight fast before fruit ingestion and at 1.5, 3...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

... by 31 percent, and that daily consumption of red meat increased the risk by 38 percent. The researchers also found that eating four or more servings of vegetables daily was associated with a 32 percent reduction in risk, consuming high amounts of lean protein was associated with a 15 perc...
Servings in Biological News

Fruit and vegetable intake in pregnant women reduces risk of upper respiratory tract infection

... pregnant women that consumption of at least seven servings per day of fruits and vegetables moderately reduce...men have been recommended to consume at least five servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This study showed that intake of higher levels, 6.71 servings per day, was associated with a moderate risk reduc...

Drinking milk in the morning may help stave off lunchtime hunger

...ts Americans need, including calcium and vitamin D, and contains 80 calories per 8-ounce serving. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend three servings of fat free or lowfat milk each day. ...

Omega-3 fatty acids appear to impact AMD progression

...ate might cut out almost 8% of advanced AMD over five years. This is readily achievable with little diet behavior modification. Eating two to three servings of fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, shellfish, and herring every week would achieve the recommended daily intake of DHA and EPA. However, t...

Eating fatty fish once a week reduces men's risk of heart failure

...p consumed significant quantitities, three or more servings per week. We found that while the 'middle group' ...t failure, the next two groups, who ate either two servings a week or three or more servings a week, had nearly the same heart failure risk as ...

Nutrition experts propose new class of low-sugar drinks to help stem obesity and diabetes epidemics

...sue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , followed the health of 90,000 women over two decades and found that women who drank more than two servings of sugary beverages each day had a nearly 40 percent higher risk of heart disease than women who rarely drank sugary beverages. By choosing healthier...

Research suggests vegetable juice may help people with metabolic syndrome lose weight

..., while those who did not drink juice lost one pound Vegetable juice drinkers were more likely to meet the daily government recommendations of 3-5 servings of vegetables (1 to 2 cups) Seven out of 10 American adults fall short of recommendations Vegetable juice drinkers significantly incre...

New human study reinforces antioxidant benefits of tart cherries

... April 19, 2009, NEW ORLEANS --- Eating just one and a half servings of tart cherries could significantly boost antioxidant activity in the body, according to new University of Michigan research reported at the 2009 Exp...

Health choices predict cancer survival, U-M study finds

... the current study, a third of the patients reported eating fewer than four servings of fruit per month. Nutrition experts recommend two servings of fruit per day. "Eating fruits and vegetables, not smoking and drinkin...

Moderate alcohol intake associated with bone protection

... significantly lower in men drinking more than two servings of liquor per day. The results suggest that regula...ugh data to determine the effects of more than two servings of alcohol per day in post-menopausal women or the... was seen in men who reported consuming one or two servings of total alcohol (a combination of beer, wine and ...

Plums poised to give blueberries run for the money

...he properties," Cisneros added. Bottom line from the researchers: "We suggest that consumers take seriously the recommendation to eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables or even more every day and to make sure that plums are part of that," Byrne said. ...
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