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Health Bites: Get fit with fiber - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Nutrition - Sun, 2018-11-04 10:03

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Health Bites: Get fit with fiber
Casper Star-Tribune Online
As nutrients go, fiber doesn't get enough credit. Fiber is the misunderstood nutrient. When I work with clients and students who struggle with adequate fiber intake and I suggest to them – “let's work on boosting fiber intake” – I often get this ...

Foods with enhanced nutrition growing in popularity - Prince George Citizen

Nutrition - Sun, 2018-11-04 05:26

Foods with enhanced nutrition growing in popularity
Prince George Citizen
Biofortification refers to the process of increasing the nutritional value of plants or animals through conventional selective breeding, genetic engineering, or by adjusting animal feed. For example, mushrooms are now being grown using pulsed UV light ...

Lunch menus 11-05 to 11-09 - The Star Democrat

Fruits and Vegetables - Sun, 2018-11-04 02:39

Lunch menus 11-05 to 11-09
The Star Democrat
Mini corn dogs, pancakes with sausage, turkey and cheese sandwich, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, tater tots, peaches, assorted fresh fruits and vegetables, milk. Thursday, Nov. 8. Spaghetti with meat sauce and a roll, chicken patty sandwich, turkey ...

FARMING 2018: Orangeburg County fruit and vegetable growers see decent year - The Tand D.com

Fruits and Vegetables - Sat, 2018-11-03 22:03

The Tand D.com

FARMING 2018: Orangeburg County fruit and vegetable growers see decent year
The Tand D.com
Fruit and vegetable growers in Orangeburg County saw a good crop year in 2018 despite some impacts due to heat and lack of rainfall. "Overall, the yields were good," Orangeburg County Commercial Horticulture Clemson Extension Agent Eulalio Toledo ...

Studies look at complex, undetermined relationships between nutrients, dementia - Reading Eagle

Nutrition - Sat, 2018-11-03 22:02

Reading Eagle

Studies look at complex, undetermined relationships between nutrients, dementia
Reading Eagle
Wunder said the nutrient is found in meat, fish and other animal products such as eggs and dairy, as well as in fortified foods such as cereals and bread. People who are most at risk for developing a deficiency are vegans and strict vegetarians. She ...

Gum, bottled water and pizza bagels want to be called 'healthy' - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Nutrition - Sat, 2018-11-03 22:01

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gum, bottled water and pizza bagels want to be called 'healthy'
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Right now, it says some gluten-free pastas fall shy of nutrient requirements. In addition to limiting fat and cholesterol, the current standard requires the presence of a nutrient like calcium, fiber, iron or vitamin C. It's partly why bottled water ...

4 Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies Linked To Insomnia & Poor Sleep - Bustle

Vitamins - Sat, 2018-11-03 11:14

Bustle

4 Vitamin & Mineral Deficiencies Linked To Insomnia & Poor Sleep
Bustle
Sleep is crucial for your physical and mental health, but many factors, both internal and external, can impact how well you sleep at night. You probably didn't know that vitamin and mineral deficiencies can be linked to insomnia. The relationship ...

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Study Finds Eating Organic Food Reduces Cancer Risk by 25% - Eco Child's Play

Organic Food - Sat, 2018-11-03 10:18

Eco Child's Play

Study Finds Eating Organic Food Reduces Cancer Risk by 25%
Eco Child's Play
Prior to industrialization, cancer was rare in human history. Lifestyle changes that came as a result of this revolution in human history included longer lifespans ...
Can eating organic food lower cancer risks? - CNA LifestyleChannel NewsAsia

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Global Omega 3 Gummy Market 2018- Nature Made, Nordic Naturals, Rainbow Light, Church & Dwight Co. Inc - Browse Live News (press release) (blog)

Omega 3 - Fri, 2018-11-02 23:27

Global Omega 3 Gummy Market 2018- Nature Made, Nordic Naturals, Rainbow Light, Church & Dwight Co. Inc
Browse Live News (press release) (blog)
Global Omega 3 Gummy Market 2018 is a most vigorously growing market that enormously influences the global economy in terms of human and natural resources, capital formation, technological development, social and political factors. The Global Omega ...

Could Your Cannabis Be Cleaner Than Your Organic Produce? - Sonoma County Gazette

Organic Food - Fri, 2018-11-02 19:21

Sonoma County Gazette

Could Your Cannabis Be Cleaner Than Your Organic Produce?
Sonoma County Gazette
If you read the paper or watch the news as it relates to Sonoma County Cannabis, by now you've heard these terms: Regenerative, Biodynamic, Organic, Sun-Grown, Light-Dep, and Sustainable Practices. Sure, you know it's better than the stuff that comes ...

How Your Diet May Be Making You Unhappy — Especially If You're a Woman - Healthline

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-11-02 18:22

Healthline

How Your Diet May Be Making You Unhappy — Especially If You're a Woman
Healthline
They found that while men are more likely to experience mental well-being on less healthy diets, up to and until the point of true nutritional deficiencies, women are more likely to require a well-balanced diet and healthy lifestyle in order to ...

Amarin Pharma sues omega-3 supplement companies for allegedly using drug firm's trial to market supplements - Nutritional Outlook

Omega 3 - Fri, 2018-11-02 15:01

Nutritional Outlook

Amarin Pharma sues omega-3 supplement companies for allegedly using drug firm's trial to market supplements
Nutritional Outlook
Amarin Pharma Inc. (Dublin, Ireland), maker of high-concentration EPA-only omega-3 drug Vascepa, has filed false advertising lawsuits against two omega-3 dietary supplement manufacturers: Coromega Health Inc. and Omax Health Inc. Amarin contends ...

The 41 'Longevity' Nutrients You Need for a Healthier Life - Healthline

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-11-02 14:32

Healthline

The 41 'Longevity' Nutrients You Need for a Healthier Life
Healthline
Most Americans aren't getting the vitamins and minerals they need to promote a long and healthy life, warns a new article published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Our diet is terrible, from the point of view of getting the ...

EWG News Roundup (11/2): Weed Killer Packs Bigger Punch Than Vitamins in Kids' Cereal, Groundbreaking ... - Environmental Working Group

Vitamins - Fri, 2018-11-02 13:10

Environmental Working Group

EWG News Roundup (11/2): Weed Killer Packs Bigger Punch Than Vitamins in Kids' Cereal, Groundbreaking ...
Environmental Working Group
This week EWG analyzed recent testing results of the harmful weed killer glyphosate in oat-based foods and calculated that the possible carcinogen was found at higher concentrations in two brands of kids' cereal than certain added vitamins. For example ...

It's Time to Stop Paying for Pesticides With Our Health: Organic for All Must Become the Norm - EcoWatch

Organic Food - Fri, 2018-11-02 12:02

EcoWatch

It's Time to Stop Paying for Pesticides With Our Health: Organic for All Must Become the Norm
EcoWatch
In a study that followed nearly 70,000 people, those who ate the most organic food lowered their overall risk of developing cancer by 25 percent. The relationship was strongest for two types of cancer: participants who frequently ate organic had 76 ...

Omeicos scores $19.5M in Series C to take its omega-3 drug to the next round - Endpoints News

Omega 3 - Fri, 2018-11-02 09:43

Endpoints News

Omeicos scores $19.5M in Series C to take its omega-3 drug to the next round
Endpoints News
The drug is a synthetic version of a molecule derived from omega-3 fatty acids. An interest in omega-3 fatty acid drug development has been reinvigorated by the recent success of Amarin's purified fish oil pill Vascepa. The round was led by European VC ...

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Uvalde AgriLife center donates hydroponic Asian vegetables to nutrition center - AgriLife Today

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-11-02 08:12

AgriLife Today

Uvalde AgriLife center donates hydroponic Asian vegetables to nutrition center
AgriLife Today
“We use the U.S. Department of Agriculture's MyPlate nutritional guidelines for providing a meal that includes the needed vitamins and nutrients. These Asian leafy greens will help provide badly needed nutrition for seniors in Uvalde County.” Mitchell ...

Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic? - Cosmos

Organic Food - Fri, 2018-11-02 07:01

Cosmos

Research Check: can you cut your cancer risk by eating organic?
Cosmos
But while there is a correlation between eating organic foods and lower rates of cancer, it doesn't necessarily mean one caused the other. People who choose organic foods are likely to be healthier, wealthier and better educated, all factors known to ...

Pakistan: Fruits, vegetables exports worth $163.6 million in Q1 2018 - FreshPlaza

Fruits and Vegetables - Fri, 2018-11-02 07:00

Pakistan: Fruits, vegetables exports worth $163.6 million in Q1 2018
FreshPlaza
Meanwhile, Pakistan is casting an eye to China, hoping to export fruits, vegetables and value added products worth $1 billion to that country in the next five years. Using BRI roads and ports infrastructure, which could help widen Pakistan's access to ...

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What An Egg Yolk's Color Can Tell You About Its Nutritional Value - HuffPost

Nutrition - Fri, 2018-11-02 04:45

HuffPost

What An Egg Yolk's Color Can Tell You About Its Nutritional Value
HuffPost
We've known for quite some time that the color of a yolk is determined by a hen's diet, due to a group of nutrients called carotenoids, which also give butternut squash and carrots their deep yellow hues. The higher percentage of carotenoids in a hen's ...

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