User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Consumption :: Nutrition
Last updated: May 22 2018 04:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Nature writer Eugenia Bone: Skip hand sanitizer and miss a shampoo or two 22.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Book author has a message for us all: Skip the hand sanitizer and miss a shampoo or two.
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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Campbell's Strategy Comes Under Scrutiny After CEO Exit 21.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Denise Morrison was the biggest champion of Campbell’s yearslong push into fresh and refrigerated foods, but her abrupt departure suggests that the strategy flopped and that the 150-year-old company needs a new plan.
Counting calories won't reduce obesity. So why are we requiring restaurants to post them? 20.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Counting calories is now the law of the land. This month, a long-delayed regulation came into effect requiring all food chains with 20 or more locations to list calorie information on their menus. Nutritionists fought to include the rule in the Affordable Care Act as a means of fighting obesity....

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General Mills sustainability chief: Healthy food needs healthy soil 18.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jerry Lynch told a crowd of agribusiness and food industry executives gathered in Minneapolis Thursday that healthy soil can help address everything from climate change to erosion -- and that savvy consumers are beginning to pay attention.
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Beyond bugs: 12 unique (and strange) ingredients at Mom's Organic Market and what to do with them 16.5.2018 Philly.com News
12 unique (and strange) ingredients at Mom's Organic Market that go beyond bugs, and what to do with each.
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Why should you care about fisheries? They can help feed the world. 15.5.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Why should you care about fisheries? They can help feed the world.
How to guarantee your ‘healthy’ fruit and veggie chips are actually good for you 15.5.2018 Washington Post
How to guarantee your ‘healthy’ fruit and veggie chips are actually good for you
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Health officials launch ambitious plan to rid the world of trans fats 15.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In an effort to save half a million lives each year, the World Health Organization on Monday urged developing nations to follow the lead of affluent countries and eliminate man-made trans fatty acids from their food supplies.

By taking six specific steps, officials from the United Nations’ health...

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Agriculture secretary tours Rockies amid farm-aid debate 15.5.2018 Denver Post: National News Headlines
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue kicked off a four-state tour Monday in New Mexico to highlight Trump administration priorities on support for farmers and food stamps as House Republicans on Capitol Hill push for a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.
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Is your kid getting enough to drink? Here's what you need to know about hydration. 10.5.2018 Washington Post
Is your kid getting enough to drink? Here's what you need to know about hydration.
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How many calories are in that pizza? Chain restaurants now have to tell you. 7.5.2018 Washington Post
Consumers should expect to see the labels at restaurant, grocery and convenience store chains with 20 or more locations.
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Are teens consuming too many sports drinks? 7.5.2018 Philly.com News
Children who watched more than two hours of television were more likely to drink sports drinks each day.
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Break kids’ breakfast rut with a new take on oatmeal 6.5.2018 Washington Post
Break kids’ breakfast rut with a new take on oatmeal
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The Health 202: Calorie counts at restaurants are aimed at trimming waistlines. But science suggests they don't necessarily work. 4.5.2018 Washington Post
The Health 202: Calorie counts at restaurants are aimed at trimming waistlines. But science suggests they don't necessarily work.
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5 healthy habits that may extend your life by a dozen years or more, study says 2.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

You know that getting exercise, eating vegetables and quitting smoking are good for you. A new study shows just how good they are, in terms of the number of years they can add to your life.

American women who followed five “healthy lifestyle factors” lived about 14 years longer than women who followed...

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I tried the Big Mac, Whopper and Dave’s Single. They share the same major flaw. 1.5.2018 Washington Post
Intellectually, we may embrace the local, praise the seasonal and hail the chef. But we’re hard-wired to desire the salt, sugar and fat tucked into every one of these gift-wrapped bundles.
Cold Shipping in Hot Demand as World Craves Fresh Food 29.4.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
One of the hottest markets in shipping is “reefers”—refrigerated containers that can keep food fresh for more than a month, allowing distributors to meet demand for more-expensive foods.
Perspective: Why nutrition science seems so slippery 29.4.2018 Washington Post
Perspective: Why nutrition science seems so slippery
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At risk for diabetes? Take these steps now. 28.4.2018 Washington Post
At risk for diabetes? Take these steps now.
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