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Manage nutrients for healthier crop - Western Producer

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 16:09

Western Producer

Manage nutrients for healthier crop
Western Producer
We've not found a nutritional link to fusarium. The fusarium starting point is the biology in the soil or the lack of biology. So what we do is apply a biological fungus that colonizes the plant so there's no room for fusarium to attach to the plant ...

Toddler specialty drinks: factors to consider before giving to your child - WCVB Boston

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 16:06

WCVB Boston

Toddler specialty drinks: factors to consider before giving to your child
WCVB Boston
In a statement, the Council president Mardi Mountford said: "As older infants and young children grow and continue to try new complementary foods, toddler drinks can contribute significantly to nutritional intake and potentially fill nutrition gaps ...

These are the best veggies to eat raw (and the ones you should cook) - Well+Good

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 15:21

Well+Good

These are the best veggies to eat raw (and the ones you should cook)
Well+Good
Living your life according to the “eat the rainbow” motto requires getting a little creative in the kitchen. Sure, spiralizing, roasting, and Instant-potting are all delish options, but according to dietitians how you cook (or don't cook) your veggies ...

ADM expands wellness offering with algal omega-3 powder - FoodBev.com

Omega 3 - Thu, 2018-11-08 10:52

FoodBev.com

ADM expands wellness offering with algal omega-3 powder
FoodBev.com
ADM has expanded its health and wellness offering by releasing a new algal DHA powder for supplement, food and beverage applications. Onavita algal DHA powder joins ADM's omega-3 product line, and the ingredient is designed to help developers meet ...

Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard - Science 2.0

Organic Food - Thu, 2018-11-08 09:37

Science 2.0

Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard
Science 2.0
Does that mean organic food is not safe? As Chipotle recently showed, and hundreds of dead people in Europe showed a few years ago, being certified organic actually increases your chances of eating a fecal pathogen, but when we are talking about ...

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Infant formula ingredients try to bridge the breastmilk gap - Nutritional Outlook

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 09:16

Nutritional Outlook

Infant formula ingredients try to bridge the breastmilk gap
Nutritional Outlook
Last but not least are the vitamins, minerals, and other micronutrients that bring a formula closer to nutritional completion. Though their relative proportion in the finished product is low—roughly 4%-6%, in total—“they're just as crucial for the ...

Raley's takes aim at added sugar in cereal - Supermarket News

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 09:05

Supermarket News

Raley's takes aim at added sugar in cereal
Supermarket News
“Studies have shown that added sugars may contribute to a diet that is high in calories but low in essential nutrients,” according to Yvette Waters, nutrition strategist and brand influencer at Raley's. “As the resident nutrition expert, I'm passionate ...

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What Vitamins Should Women Take Daily? - bctv.org

Vitamins - Thu, 2018-11-08 07:41

bctv.org

What Vitamins Should Women Take Daily?
bctv.org
It is important for everyone to make sure their bodies are getting the vitamins and nutrition they need. At times, it may be difficult to make sure you are getting all the vitamins you need through what you eat which is why taking vitamin supplements ...

Assessing EU kid's nutrient intakes 'constrained by lack of data' - NutraIngredients.com

Nutrition - Thu, 2018-11-08 07:17

NutraIngredients.com

Assessing EU kid's nutrient intakes 'constrained by lack of data'
NutraIngredients.com
“It makes it extremely difficult to identify vulnerable groups, compare nutrient intakes between countries and provide evidence for policies that could improve health. It's similar to trying to describe a complex watercolour when large sections haven't ...

Improving Placement of Domestic Fruits and Vegetables on the Market in Montenegro - Total Montenegro News (press release) (blog)

Fruits and Vegetables - Thu, 2018-11-08 03:46

Total Montenegro News (press release) (blog)

Improving Placement of Domestic Fruits and Vegetables on the Market in Montenegro
Total Montenegro News (press release) (blog)
November 8, 2018 - Through the cooperation of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Podgorica, ...

The rise of 'designer vitamins' is cool, but are they actually worth the money? - Body and Soul

Vitamins - Thu, 2018-11-08 00:45

Body and Soul

The rise of 'designer vitamins' is cool, but are they actually worth the money?
Body and Soul
Women are now splashing-out on chic designer vitamins. With sharp, Insta-worthy packaging, allegedly higher-quality ingredients than drugstore fare and zeitgeisty names like “Why Am I So Effing Tired?,” “Flatter Me” and “#MoodPills,” these aren't your ...

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Michigan fruits and vegetables feed and educate kids - south west michigan

Fruits and Vegetables - Wed, 2018-11-07 23:11

south west michigan

Michigan fruits and vegetables feed and educate kids
south west michigan
“I want more kids to eat fruits and vegetables,” says Diane Golzynski, director of the Office of Health and Nutrition Services for the Michigan Department of Education. Locally-grown fruits and vegetables are typically fresher, healthier, “and the ...

An organic eatery went in where? New restaurant brings healthful food to ag heartland - Modesto Bee (blog)

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 19:39

Modesto Bee (blog)

An organic eatery went in where? New restaurant brings healthful food to ag heartland
Modesto Bee (blog)
Say organic food and some might envision earthy-crunchy concoctions that are high on health and low on flavor. But at Hughson's new Don't Panic It's Organic, good for you and good tasting collide in a pleasant package. The family-run eatery offers ...

Mining seafood process water for nutrients - Foodprocessing

Nutrition - Wed, 2018-11-07 16:58

Foodprocessing

Mining seafood process water for nutrients
Foodprocessing
The process resulted in a semi-solid biomass and a nutrient-rich liquid. After dehydration, biomass from shrimp boiling water was shown to contain 66% protein and 25% fat. Two tests were made, together with the University of Gothenburg and Skretting ...

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce - The Packer

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 14:38

The Packer

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce
The Packer
In 2017, organic sales set a new standard in the U.S., and fresh produce played a key role in that achievement, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Organic Trade Association. U.S. organic sales totaled $49.4 billion in 2017, up 6.4% from 2016 and ...

What Is the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables? - Food Poisoning Bulletin

Fruits and Vegetables - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:44

Food Poisoning Bulletin

What Is the Best Way to Wash Fruits and Vegetables?
Food Poisoning Bulletin
Consumers are understandably nervous about the new romaine lettuce growing season in the Yuma, Arizona region after the large E. coli O157:H7 outbreak that was linked to that product earlier this year. In that outbreak, 210 people were sickened, and 96 ...

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:41

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Small studies have demonstrated that consumption of an organic food diet resulted in lower measurable levels of chemical pesticide residues. It is not known whether the lower pesticide residue of organic foods translates to a reduction of cancer incidence.

Eating Organic Foods May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk - Healthline

Organic Food - Wed, 2018-11-07 13:17

Healthline

Eating Organic Foods May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk
Healthline
Eating more organic foods may help lower your overall risk of developing cancer, suggests a new study. The research involved 68,946 French volunteers beginning in 2009. The participants answered questions about the foods they ate and how often they ...

Krill oil benefits point to omega-3 oils as effective in CVD risk - NutraIngredients-usa.com

Omega 3 - Wed, 2018-11-07 10:50

NutraIngredients-usa.com

Krill oil benefits point to omega-3 oils as effective in CVD risk
NutraIngredients-usa.com
In krill oil, up to 65 % of omega-3 fatty acids are stored as phospholipids, possibly explaining its superior bioavailability and bioactivity when compared to fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids. In addition to omega-3 fatty acids, krill oil contains ...

What's the ideal protein dose? - Nutritional Outlook

Nutrition - Wed, 2018-11-07 10:29

Nutritional Outlook

What's the ideal protein dose?
Nutritional Outlook
... in a product—or an individual's diet—should take its cues from the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) and Recommended Daily Allowances (RDAs) that the Institute of Medicine, through its Food and Nutrition Board, sets for key nutrients—protein ...

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