Nutrition News

The FDA Will Decide If These 26 Ingredients Count As Fiber – 90.3 KAZU

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

What counts as dietary fiber? That’s up for debate. The Food and Drug Administration is reviewing 26 ingredients that food manufacturers use to bulk up the fiber content of processed foods to determine if there’s a health benefit. If you’re a nutrition-label reader, the list includes some familiar-ish sounding ingredients — such as inulin, which is often sourced from chicory root. Other ingredients on the “do-these-count-as-fiber?” list include gum acacia,…

The FDA Will Decide Whether 26 Ingredients Count As Fiber – NPR

Posted: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic in plants. The foods on the right contain isolated fibers, such as chicory root, which are extracted and added to processed foods. The FDA will determine whether added fibers can count as dietary fiber on nutrition facts labels. Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption toggle caption Carolyn Rogers/NPR The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic…

Fiber Is Healthy, But Adding Processed Fiber To Foods Does Not … – NPR

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic in plants. The foods on the right contain isolated fibers, such as chicory root, which are extracted and added to processed foods. The FDA will determine whether added fibers can count as dietary fiber on nutrition facts labels. Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption toggle caption Carolyn Rogers/NPR The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

Ingredient Sourcing Top Considerations – Natural Products INSIDER

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

When a supplement brand is considering working with a contract manufacturer, a critical question is: Will the brand take care of ingredient sourcing or let the contract manufacturer take care of it? Key points to consider before making the decision: Traceability Quality assurance Regulatory awareness Financial consideration Availability of specialty ingredients Regardless of the path, at…

The FDA Will Decide If These 26 Ingredients Count As Fiber – NPR

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic in plants. The foods on the right contain isolated fibers, such as chicory root, which are extracted and added to processed foods. The FDA will determine whether added fibers can count as dietary fiber on Nutrition Facts labels. Carolyn Rogers/NPR hide caption toggle caption Carolyn Rogers/NPR The foods on the left contain naturally occurring fibers that are intrinsic…

Opinion: Improving school nutrition will improve student learning – MyAJC (blog)

Posted: Monday, October 23, 2017

By Maureen Downey October 22, 2017 | Filed in: ajc-opinion, Early childhood, Federal education policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, parenting, Politics, Politicsajc, politicsajc, School nutrition, State education policy, Students When students were served healthier lunches, their test scores increased. according to a major study. (AJC File) Caitlin Daugherty Kokenes is a project associate with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education. She holds a master’s in public policy from the Georgia…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

Hawaii Foodbank keeps island fed – Thegardenisland.com: Local – Thegardenisland.com

Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017

PUHI — The last time the Church of the Pacific received an award, they were only distributing about 8,000 pounds of food a year, said John Burkous. The Church of the Pacific was honored as the Hawaii Foodbank, Kauai Branch, Agency of the Year during Thursday’s Kauai Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours held at the food bank’s Puhi warehouse. “The last time we got such an honor was way…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

Hawaii Foodbank keeps island fed – Thegardenisland.com

Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017

PUHI — The last time the Church of the Pacific received an award, they were only distributing about 8,000 pounds of food a year, said John Burkous. The Church of the Pacific was honored as the Hawaii Foodbank, Kauai Branch, Agency of the Year during Thursday’s Kauai Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours held at the food bank’s Puhi warehouse. “The last time we got such an honor was way…

Brazilian cardinal supports controversial food policy in São Paulo – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

A controversial food supplement in Brazil has the strong support of Cardinal Odilo Pedro Scherer, the Archbishop of São Paulo. In an appearance criticized by many in the media and academia, Scherer appeared alongside Mayor João Doria, a member of the center-right Brazilian Social Democracy Party, during a press conference held at the offices of the archdiocese on October 18. Their common goal was to defend the production and free…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

New books help us learn food rules – Journal Review

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Welcome to the knowledge buffet. Please take a seat in the comfortable booth over there and relax your mind. Your waitress will be with you shortly. For your dinner today, allow me to first offer you a hot, spicy appetizer, a tasty food-for-thought: What would you do if science had proven that the diet most Americans are eating, the so-called Western diet, was directly linked to…

Food stamps don’t cover the cost of healthy eating. Here’s how far they fall short. – News & Observer

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Food stamps aren’t enough for families to afford the healthy diet the federal government recommends. A researcher at N.C. State University has helped define the financial distance between food stamps and healthy eating. It would cost a family of four, with two adults and two children, as much as $627 more per month than they receive in food stamps to eat the recommended healthy diet, concluded a study co-authored by…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

Food stamps don’t cover the cost of healthy eating. Here’s how far they fall short. – News & Observer

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Food stamps aren’t enough for families to afford the healthy diet the federal government recommends. A researcher at N.C. State University has helped define the financial distance between food stamps and healthy eating. It would cost a family of four, with two adults and two children, as much as $627 more per month than they receive in food stamps to eat the recommended healthy diet, concluded a study co-authored by…

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Saturday, October 21, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….

Can A Spoonful Of This Powder Help Prevent Children’s Food Allergies? – Fast Company

Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

San Francisco-based Before Brands is taking a cue from the Mary Poppins guidebook with its new product SpoonfulOne Daily Food Mix-in, a daily dietary supplement powder made to train a child’s body to get accustomed to foods responsible for 90% of food allergies. With one spoon a day, babies as young as 4-6 months get an introduction to proteins found in peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, shellfish, cashews, sesame, and more….