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Healthbeat: Defining the word 'healthy' - Seacoastonline.com

Nutrition - Sun, 2017-03-05 01:57

Healthbeat: Defining the word 'healthy'
Seacoastonline.com
The FDA regulates claims made on food labels. Since 1993 the term “healthy” has been limited to foods lower in total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, while containing at least 10 percent of specific nutrients. As nutritional science has ...

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A guide to India's wild foods and how you can use them from breakfast to dinner - Scroll.in

Nutrient Deficiency - Sun, 2017-03-05 00:01

Scroll.in

A guide to India's wild foods and how you can use them from breakfast to dinner
Scroll.in
Fidel Castro was interested in moringa and sent people to Kerala to study its cultivation as a solution to fighting nutrient deficiency. A single serving of fresh leaves has more vitamin C than seven oranges. Rich in micronutrients, the drought ...

On a mission to beat cancer - Dorothy Satchwell and the MistyBlue Foundation offering support and care - Jamaica Gleaner

Nutrition and Cancer - Sat, 2017-03-04 23:17

Jamaica Gleaner

On a mission to beat cancer - Dorothy Satchwell and the MistyBlue Foundation offering support and care
Jamaica Gleaner
In March 2015, she registered the MistyBlue Cancer Care Foundation as a non-profit organisation offering social entrepreneur outreach while providing innovative cancer-awareness education, nutrition awareness, diagnostic and preventive screening.

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Butter or olive oil? Eggs or no? Cutting through nutritional myths - Toledo Blade

Nutritional Medicine - Sat, 2017-03-04 23:02

Toledo Blade

Butter or olive oil? Eggs or no? Cutting through nutritional myths
Toledo Blade
“Egg whites are unlimited in my view,” said Michael Miller, a professor at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, author of Heal Your Heart, and a co-author of the review. “They are a great source of protein. But I recommend some patients have ...

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Can your nutrition plan predict the future? - Wisconsin State Farmer

Nutrition - Sat, 2017-03-04 22:29

Wisconsin State Farmer

Can your nutrition plan predict the future?
Wisconsin State Farmer
“Young calves have a tremendous capacity to utilize nutrients,” says Michael Ballou, Ph.D., associate dean for research and associate professor in the department of animal and food sciences at Texas Tech University. “The more we maximize nutritional ...

Holistic Fair brings good energy to Hot Springs - KEVN Black Hills Fox

Energy Medicine - Sat, 2017-03-04 21:22

KEVN Black Hills Fox

Holistic Fair brings good energy to Hot Springs
KEVN Black Hills Fox
But some people say there are several misconceptions surrounding health concepts not based in western medicine. Martz says, "People think it's Voodoo and Voodoo could be used for good or could be used for bad but here everybody here wants to help you ...

Nevin-Woods: The obesity epidemic is a winnable war - Pueblo Chieftain

Nutritional Medicine - Sat, 2017-03-04 20:13

Pueblo Chieftain

Nevin-Woods: The obesity epidemic is a winnable war
Pueblo Chieftain
Obesity is a very serious public health and medical issue and has become the most common nutritional disorder in the United States. A significant number of serious conditions can develop when someone is obese, including: high blood pressure and ...

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Which fruits and vegetables protect us most? - Knowridge Science Report

Fruits and Vegetables - Sat, 2017-03-04 19:46

Knowridge Science Report

Which fruits and vegetables protect us most?
Knowridge Science Report
People who eat lots of fruits and vegetables are more likely to be healthy in many ways, according to a newly published meta-analysis in the International Journal of Epidemiology. For example, they are generally more physically active, smoke less, and ...
Dr. Campbell: Eating more fruits and vegetables can prolong lifeWNCN

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UC Davis experts share ADHD research with Santa Cruz audience - Santa Cruz Sentinel

ADHD - Sat, 2017-03-04 18:46

UC Davis experts share ADHD research with Santa Cruz audience
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Dr. Murat Pakyurek, medical director of the MIND Institute ADHD Clinic, speaks at Friday's symposium on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at the Cocoanut Grove, saying the condition was identified in 1580 when Shakespeare's Falstaff had the ...

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Confronting the opioid epidemic head-on - Asheville Citizen-Times

Prescription Pills Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-04 18:24

Asheville Citizen-Times

Confronting the opioid epidemic head-on
Asheville Citizen-Times
Last year, an astonishing 705 million opioid pills were prescribed in North Carolina! But after just a few days on an opioid prescription, some patients' brain chemistry begins changing to lead to an addiction. That's why we also have to educate North ...

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For Pets' Sake: Veterinary acupuncture can make pets more comfortable - The Daily Progress

Athritis - Sat, 2017-03-04 17:17

For Pets' Sake: Veterinary acupuncture can make pets more comfortable
The Daily Progress
Acupuncture uses specific anatomical sites, or “points,” on the body (which we now know contain increased numbers of blood vessels, nerves and lymphatics) to influence the body's own natural healing mechanisms in a directed way. Stimulation of these ...

Dr. George L. Blackburn, 81, pioneering weight-loss surgeon - The Boston Globe

Nutritional Medicine - Sat, 2017-03-04 16:28

The Boston Globe

Dr. George L. Blackburn, 81, pioneering weight-loss surgeon
The Boston Globe
Dr. Blackburn, who was the S. Daniel Abraham professor of nutrition at Harvard Medical School, directed the Center for the Study of Nutrition Medicine at Beth Israel, where he also directed the Feihe Nutrition Laboratory. At his memorial service last ...

Dissecting megaloblastic anaemia - Star2.com

Vitamin Deficiency - Sat, 2017-03-04 16:08

Star2.com

Dissecting megaloblastic anaemia
Star2.com
When the availability of these compounds is insufficient, the person gets anaemia – the commonest of which is iron deficiency, followed by megaloblastic anaemia. The latter is usually due to a lack of folate or vitamin B12, with the former more common ...

March Highlights Gambling Addiction Struggles | News | WSAU - WSAU

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-04 15:33

WSAU

March Highlights Gambling Addiction Struggles | News | WSAU
WSAU
GREEN BAY, WI (WTAQ) - Roughly 333000 Wisconsinites struggle with a gambling problem. That's according to the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling's ...

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Low Vitamin D Concerns Lead to Overtesting and Overtreatment - Medscape

Vitamin Deficiency - Sat, 2017-03-04 15:08

Medscape

Low Vitamin D Concerns Lead to Overtesting and Overtreatment
Medscape
She gave the example of a fair-skinned teen who wants to maximize vitamin D photosynthesis to avoid diseases associated with vitamin D deficiency, such as colon or breast cancer, later in life. The scenario assumes the minimal erythemal dose is 15 ...

Doing without sweet complications - Star2.com

Nutrient Deficiency - Sat, 2017-03-04 15:05

Star2.com

Doing without sweet complications
Star2.com
The good news is that by having a healthy lifestyle, which includes a well-balanced diet plan and a daily nutritional supplement regime if necessary, coupled with regular physical activity, one can help keep one's blood glucose level within the target ...

Hot Bods - The Straits Times

Nutrition - Sat, 2017-03-04 15:00

The Straits Times

Hot Bods
The Straits Times
Diet: I focus heavily on my nutrition. After all, good health is 80 per cent nutrition and 20 per cent fitness. I use nutritional supplements to support my training and to ensure that I get all my nutritional needs. In addition to that, I eat as ...

Reno's water isn't fluoridated. An assemblywoman wants to change that. - Reno Gazette Journal

Fluoridation - Sat, 2017-03-04 12:45

Reno Gazette Journal

Reno's water isn't fluoridated. An assemblywoman wants to change that.
Reno Gazette Journal
Currently, Clark County is the only county in Nevada required to fluoridate its water after a 1999 bill passed requiring counties of more than 700,000 people to treat water. Now, Assemblywoman Amber Joiner, D-Reno, wants to change that law so it ...

Community agriculture program to bring certified organic food to Secaucus - NJ.com

Organic Food - Sat, 2017-03-04 10:54

NJ.com

Community agriculture program to bring certified organic food to Secaucus
NJ.com
SECAUCUS -- Imagine a variety of certified organic vegetables and herbs delivered to your town, specifically for you, every week for half the year. That's what's in store for those who sign up with the School Lunch Farm, a community supported ...

GARDEN VIEW: National Nutrition Month – Celebrate at the Farmer's Market - Monitor

Nutrition and Cancer - Sat, 2017-03-04 08:12

GARDEN VIEW: National Nutrition Month – Celebrate at the Farmer's Market
Monitor
This is National Nutrition Month and National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. I do not know if these two health educational campaigns were deliberately held at the same time, but it surely is appropriate to pair them. In the last few years, researchers ...

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