Nutrition News

Snacking – friend or foe? – News – fosters.com – Dover, NH – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Pam Stuppy Do snacks between meals provide a benefit or do they work against our health goals? The answer depends on what, when, and how snacks are consumed. Parents are generally aware that only feeding children three meals a day can negatively affect behavior, mood, energy levels, and recommended nutrient intake in their offspring. Why would adults be any different? Consuming three meals with healthy snacks…

Snacking – friend or foe? – Foster’s Daily Democrat

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Pam Stuppy Do snacks between meals provide a benefit or do they work against our health goals? The answer depends on what, when, and how snacks are consumed. Parents are generally aware that only feeding children three meals a day can negatively affect behavior, mood, energy levels, and recommended nutrient intake in their offspring. Why would adults be any different? Consuming three meals with healthy snacks…

5 food rules that stand the test of time – The Lily

Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017

1. Choose a variety of foods There is no one superfood that can provide your body with the 40 nutrients that it requires. Variety is necessary to ensure you’ll get the protein, carbs, fat, vitamins and minerals needed for good health. From 1980 to 1995, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans included the advice to “eat a variety of foods.” The 2015 Dietary Guidelines still say to “choose a variety of nutrient-dense…

Drying food: A helpful option | Local | idahostatejournal.com – Idaho State Journal

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Opinion: Cutting SNAP Food Program Would Endanger Veterans’ Families – Times of San Diego

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

A family shopping. Courtesy USDA By Khuzema Savai I have a son who is 8 years old. His health and nourishment are my focus. Eleven years ago, I joined the United States Navy, completing combat tours in Iraq as a corpsman. I received my MBA in 2008 but have found it difficult to find employment suiting my degree. I have dreams of getting my PhD, but right now I’m focusing…

Drying food: A helpful option – Idaho State Journal

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

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Opinion: Cutting SNAP Food Program Would Endanger Veterans’ Families – Times of San Diego

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017

A family shopping. Courtesy USDA By Khuzema Savai I have a son who is 8 years old. His health and nourishment are my focus. Eleven years ago, I joined the United States Navy, completing combat tours in Iraq as a corpsman. I received my MBA in 2008 but have found it difficult to find employment suiting my degree. I have dreams of getting my PhD, but right now I’m focusing…

The FDA Is Coming Around to the Idea That Cheese, Microbes, and Mold Can Work Just Fine – TIME

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Fuzzy ashen mold billows around wheels of cheese stacked on wooden planks at La Ferme de L’Abérieux. Inside its cheese cave nestled in the hills of Cordon, southeastern France, proprietor Albert Bottollier Depois removes one wheel and lowers it to the wide eyes of two children. “Mushrooms,” he says threading his fingers through the cloudy wreath of fungus forming the cheese’s distinctive crust. For a stronger cheese, he’ll even pierce…

IFIC tackles myths of modern food processing – Food Business News (registration)

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

IFIC tackles myths of modern food processing Sept. 22, 2017 – by Monica Watrous WASHINGTON — “Gluten can’t free itself.” “Processing helps vegans be vegans.” “Alpha-tocopherol is only bad for you during the spelling bee.” These messages are part of a campaign launched by the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC) to counter misinformation about modern food processing and production. Joseph Clayton, c.e.o. of IFIC “We’re looking for more creative…

Global Plant Protein Market 2016-2022: Demand for Healthy Food Products and Due to High Nutritional Values of Soy … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

The global plant based protein market was USD 8.35 billion in 2016 and is estimated to reach USD 14.22 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecasted period. Plant is one of the important sources of protein component, the others include animal-based protein and synthetic protein. Currently, consumers desire to take plant-based protein over…

From cancer to Alzheimer’s, health is on the menu for food manufacturers – Food Dive

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

Hormel Foods, the 126-year-old consumer products company known for popular household staples like Skippy peanut butter and Jennie-O turkey, is making a name for itself in a seemingly unlikely place: the war on cancer. Hormel Foods started developing its Vital Cuisine brand three years ago by partnering with nutritionists, dietitians, major cancer centers and the Cancer Nutrition Consortium. The company was able to learn more about how the disease affects eating,…

Along the Texas Coast, Food Banks Brace for Post-Harvey Need … – Civil Eats

Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017

This article was co-published with The Texas Tribune. Dan Maher is watching the inconvenience of disaster settling in as Hurricane Harvey victims trickle back into Beaumont, a town that is 85 miles east of Houston. As residents make their first visits to lost homes and begin the daunting Federal Emergency Management Assistance application process, Maher, executive director of the Southeast Texas Food Bank, is preparing his staff for the coming…

Along the Texas Coast, Food Banks Brace for Post-Harvey Need – Civil Eats

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

This article was co-published with The Texas Tribune. Dan Maher is watching the inconvenience of disaster settling in as Hurricane Harvey victims trickle back into Beaumont, a town that is 85 miles east of Houston. As residents make their first visits to lost homes and begin the daunting Federal Emergency Management Assistance application process, Maher, executive director of the Southeast Texas Food Bank, is preparing his staff for the coming…

Palm Beach County Food Bank: Because no one should go hungry – Palm Beach Post

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Palm Beach County Food Bank relies heavily on volunteers to sort food donations for distribution, glean food from local agricultural fields, collect food through food drives at their schools, offices, neighborhoods and organizations. In addition, volunteers help us raise funds through our Empty Bowls events in Palm Beach and Delray Beach, and volunteer teams each year build the amazing sculptures featured in our annual Canstruction event at The Gardens…

No fads, no gimmicks: 5 food rules that stand the test of time – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

I wrote recently about how the nutrition “facts” we used to believe decades ago have changed. Even a study done last week will be refuted by a study this week. It’s downright confusing. So I began to think: Wouldn’t the most valuable advice be that which has stood the test of time? Combing through years of nutritional literature, I found some practical advice that holds true. If you are looking…

Effect of functional pet food ingredients – All about feed

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Functional foods modify gastrointestinal physiology, promote changes in biochemical parameters, improve brain functions and may reduce or minimise the risk of developing specific pathologies. The role of functional foods has been investigated in dogs and cats in order to better understand their metabolism, thus optimising companion animal nutritional and health status. Although we have to keep in mind that diets are different between cats and dogs. Cats have a…

You’re storing your groceries and leftovers the wrong way – WHAS 11.com

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Fresh fruits and vegetables. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (Photo: Sean Gallup, 2017 Getty Images) (REVIEWED.com) – There are right and wrong ways to store your food. For example, some produce must be refrigerated while other types need to be kept at room temperature. Some cooking oils are fine on the countertop, and others should be stored in the fridge. Even some of your expired foods aren’t really expired, and…

You’re storing your groceries and leftovers the wrong way – WHAS 11.com

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Fresh fruits and vegetables. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (Photo: Sean Gallup, 2017 Getty Images) (REVIEWED.com) – There are right and wrong ways to store your food. For example, some produce must be refrigerated while other types need to be kept at room temperature. Some cooking oils are fine on the countertop, and others should be stored in the fridge. Even some of your expired foods aren’t really expired, and…

You’re storing your groceries and leftovers the wrong way – WHAS 11.com

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Fresh fruits and vegetables. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) (Photo: Sean Gallup, 2017 Getty Images) (REVIEWED.com) – There are right and wrong ways to store your food. For example, some produce must be refrigerated while other types need to be kept at room temperature. Some cooking oils are fine on the countertop, and others should be stored in the fridge. Even some of your expired foods aren’t really expired, and…

FDA warns cattle feed, cheese, supplement producers – Food Safety News

Posted: Monday, September 18, 2017

A Kentucky cattle feed manufacturer, a Vermont cheese processing facility, and a New York supplement facility are all on notice from the Food and Drug Administration for violations of federal food safety rules. The FDA sent the warning letters to the companies in August and September, and posted them for public view in recent days. Companies are allowed 15 working days to respond to FDA warning letters. Failure to promptly correct violations can…