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:


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 ...


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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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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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.


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 ...


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..


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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New York Times (blog)

Revised Food Labels Still Won't Tell Whole Story
New York Times (blog)
The Nutrition Facts label, mandated by Congress on processed food packages since 1990, was designed to help Americans consume a more nutritious diet. If manufacturers had to reveal the nutrients and calories in foods, the reasoning went, they might be ...
Moms More Likely Than Dads to Check for Sugars on Nutrition LabelsNewswise (press release)

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Talking pre-NYC marathon nutrition with Colette Heimowitz, VP Atkins Nutritionals
NJ.com
With the TCS NYC Marathon set for this Sunday, November 2nd, “Health & Fitness” had the chance to talk with nutritionist Colette Heimowitz, VP of Nutrition at Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (www.Atkins.com). Colette holds more than 25 years of experience in ...

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Nutrition programs allowing Yale football team to flourish
Torrington Register Citizen
“Nutrition is a huge part of it,” says a chiseled Varga, who has used his strength to run through gangs of defenders Saturday after Saturday. “If you don't eat right, you're not going to get the strength and speed gains you're trying to make. That's ...

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Stress and Aging - Human Growth Hormones

Modern life can be stressful. There are so many concerns... Read More

Constipation Cures Exposed!

If you're suffering from constipation, you are no doubt looking... Read More

Why You Should Eat Lentil Soup at Least Once a Week

If you're looking for a power-packed entrée or soup to... Read More

Health Update: Have Your Chocolate and Eat It, Too!

According to the Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis... Read More

The Many Benefits of Green Tea Extract

The Benefits of Green Tea Extract: Anti-Aging, Anti-Cancer, Weight Control... Read More

Post Nasal Drip

Post nasal drip is a sensation of mucous build up... Read More

Glyconutrients

What are Glyconutrients? Glyconutrients are eight newly discovered biologically-active sugars... Read More

Nutrition Is More Than The Nutrition Facts Box

Nutrition usually only comes up when people are finally deciding... Read More

Introduction to Detox Diets

Detoxifying the body has become an apparent key preventative measure... Read More

Best Skin Diet For Healthy Skin

"You are what you eat."Does it sound familiar? You probably... Read More

Eating On the Go: Healthy Choices While You Travel

If you have a business trip tomorrow morning, you've probably... Read More

Focus on Trans Fat

There's no doubt--carbohydrates have taken center stage in public discourse... Read More

Do You Eat Breakfast?

It is not a myth. Eating breakfast is an important... Read More

Protective Effects of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 appear to reduce the risk of heart attack. A... Read More

Healthy Aging - The Clean-Meat Connection

It is shocking how many people are not taking advantage... Read More

Understanding Amino Acids and their Importance in Diet

The importance of protein in a healthy diet is well... Read More

Not All Protein is Created Equally

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

Blueberries and Their Role in Cholesterol Control

Our bodies need cholesterol. We use cholesterol to produce vitamin... Read More

The Worse Mistakes People Make with Food

There are a number of common food mistakes that costs... Read More

Healthy Eating Made Simple

The confusion about eating healthy and dieting will now be... Read More

How to Have Great Sex - Nutrition and Foods That Create Passion

Is the thrill gone? Has the thrill gone out of... Read More

Omega 3 Fatty Acids: What are They, Really?

"The physician who knows only medicine, knows not even medicine."... Read More

Nutrition N Diet

Nutrition facts have become a part of everyday life because... Read More

What Would You Think if I said that You could Overdose on Water?

You would probably think that I was writing a lot... Read More

Correct Your Acid / Akaline Balance by the Water You Drink: What the Experts Say

In health circles there has been much recent talk about... Read More