Poor Dental Hygiene May Account for Poor Health

Bright white teeth and fresh breath does not necessarily mean you have a healthy mouth! General health is directly related to gum health. Gum disease has been linked to several medical conditions such as stroke, diabetes, heart attack and worsening lung disease. Healthy gums can reduce a person's biological... Read More

Food Sources That Boost Glutathione Naturally

Copyright © 2004 Priya Shah Glutathione, the body's master antioxidant and detoxifier, is one of the 14 "Superfoods" listed in SuperFoods Rx : Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life, co-authored by Dr Steven Pratt. Glutathione levels cannot be increased to a clinically beneficial extent by orally... Read More

How Can Fat Be Essential?

How Can Fat Be Essential? By Garry Gamber Did you know that some fats are essential to the body? Yes, there are... Read More

What Would You Do For a Klondike Bar?

Unfortunately, the words "diet" and "cheating" go hand in hand. When you say, "I'm on a DIET", it usually means you are depriving yourself of something. Diets do not work; they are restrictive and can become exceedingly frustrating, leading you to "cheat". The more you restrict calories and the tempting... Read More

The Best Protein Powder

What is the best protein powder to buy? I get this question all the time, and really, there is no best protein - many are very good for different reasons! In my opinion, it is futile and possibly detrimental to stick to only one brand for the following reasons:a) I... Read More

Are Your Cells Talking To Each Other?

Are Your Cells Talking To Each Other?Communication! It permeates our lives. We communicate for many reasons such as: 1) to get what we want, 2) to get rid of what we don't want, 3) to let people know how we feel, 4) to show people we care, 5) to work... Read More

What?s Causing Your Energy Drain?

This is such a busy time of year, isn't it? Whether it's school or after-school commitments, social or philanthropic organizations that start meeting again after the summer, end of the year plans at work, or all of the above, fall activities are demanding! If you're like me, you know you... Read More

How to Help Your Picky Eater

One of the most common questions I am asked is how to help a picky eater. If you're worried that your child won't get enough nutrients from a limited selection of foods, the good news is that because the American food supply is super-fortified, nutrient deficiencies are rare.If your child... Read More

From Cell to Super Cell - with Glutathione

Imagine you're a cell.Inside your body runs the machinery that creates life itself. But as that machinery keeps running, day after day, you begin to get worn out - the friction and the processes that cause damage (here the "free-radicals" - highly destructive little entities generated by biochemical processes, as... Read More

Male Infertility and Glutathione

Are You Half The Man Your Father Was?It is a well-known fact that sperm counts have dropped by half in the last 50 years, and that modern men have 20 percent less semen volume than their fathers (BMJ, 1992, volume 305).A recent report from researchers in Aberdeen presented preliminary data... Read More

In The News:


Milestones relocates Senior Nutrition Center
Ottumwacourier
OTTUMWA — Milestones Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) is relocating its Senior Nutrition Center (formerly located in the Salvation Army building) to the Knights of Columbus Hall at 123 W. Third St., Ottumwa. The center is open from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m..


Nutritionist Gets Kids Teaching Kids about Nutrition
TWC News
Researchers analyzed the weight of about 16,000 children and teens, but the National Health and Nutrition Exam Survey was not all good news. For older children who are obese—their waist size remained pretty much the same. Nancy Lessner says her ...

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Kemin to launch book on amino acids nutrition for cattle
All about feed
In the new book – part of the Total Nutrition™ series - Kemin has compiled a set of publications written by academia and specialists active in the nutritional dairy field. These papers aim to give a current understanding of amino acid nutrition ...


Developing a nutrition-based social safety net program in Djibouti
World Bank Group
The Djibouti Social Safety net program aims to improve child nutrition through additional household income. The program focuses on the first 1000 days of life by targeting poor and vulnerable households with pregnant women and children under two.


ConsumerAffairs

Most U.S. adults don't get enough nutrition
ConsumerAffairs
To get a getting understanding of how these difficulties can affect nutrition, University of Illinois researchers analyzed two sets of self reported food and supplement consumption data from 11,811 adults, more than 4,200 of whom met the guidelines of ...

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Nutrition Q&A: Should I Eat the Same Amount on Off Days as Training Days?
Men's Fitness
Q: Should I eat the same amount on off days as I do on training days? A: Yes. Muscle protein synthesis continues for a day or so after your last lifting session, so we want to supply the body with enough nutrition that it can recover fast. You don't ...


New York Times (blog)

Revised Food Labels Still Won't Tell Whole Story
New York Times (blog)
Are you among the half of Americans who say they check the nutrition labels on packaged foods when shopping? If you can read the information without a magnifying glass, do you understand what the many numbers mean to your health?
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Check for Sugars on Nutrition LabelsNewswise (press release)

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Healthy Eats (blog)

This Week's Nutrition News Feed
Healthy Eats (blog)
About half of U.S. consumers read the nutrition labels on packaged foods, according to New York Times personal health writer Jane E. Brody, but sadly, even those of us who do so may not come away fully informed – because those labels, as they now are, ...
True or False: Chocolate Is Truly a Health FoodEveryday Health

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Philly.com (blog)

EWG's 'Food Scores' app helps decode nutrition labels
Philly.com (blog)
The Environmental Working Group has answered that call by developing a free food database application called Food Scores, which rates over 80,000 products on a scale of 1 (best) to 10 (worst) based on three factors: nutrition, ingredients and how they ...
What's in Your Pantry? Environmental Group Launches Online Nutrition ResourceAssociations Now
This New Tool Tells You Exactly What's In Your FoodOne Green Planet
App Lets You Peek Inside 80000 Foods At Your Grocery StoreCo.Design

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Environmental Nutrition: Persimmon power
Chicago Tribune
A study in a 2013 issue of Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism, in which participants consumed the tannin-rich fiber from young persimmons, showed lowered total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels. While a diet high in fruits and ...

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids: What are They, Really?

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A Result Producing Guide to Nutrition

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When Helen Boardman was still a girlish 99, she fell... Read More

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Help Prevent Premature Aging With Nutrition-Science

Aging occurs when the body's cells die at faster rates... Read More

The 7 Best & The 7 Worst Food For A Long Life

The above foods contain high antioxidant capacity. These foods were... Read More

Heart Health ? Fish Oils To The Rescue

In a world where heart disorders and diseases are becoming... Read More

Food with Niacin and The Benefits

Niacin, also called nicotinic acid, is a member of the... Read More

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The typical American diet already provides plenty of protein and... Read More

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Seven Secret Agents That Can Help You Live To 120

You know about Vitamins A,C, D, E ,and the B's... Read More

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The proliferation of fast food restaurants, convenience stores, and vending... Read More

Not All Protein is Created Equally

America's focus on nutritious eating began to receive national attention... Read More

Principles of The Zone Diet Plan

The Zone Diet has been around since around 1995, when... Read More

Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate

Who suffers from Eating Disorders?Eating Disorder sufferers are male and... Read More

Fish Oil

The research in support of dietary omega-3 fatty acids (such... Read More

Finding Your Reason Why to be Healthy

The most incredible thing you can do for yourself is... Read More

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They're not only good for you, but they taste good,... Read More

The Truth About Omega 3

Since Dr Basant Puri, a consultant psychiatrist and senior lecturer... Read More

Death, Aging, Rejuvenation (Part 1)

I would like to raise a question: Is Rejuvenation possible... Read More

Taste the Good Health Fruit Called Apple

"To eat an apple before going to bed will make... Read More