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Keeping your fitness regimen during cooler weather

Now that summer is unofficially over we are looking forward to and preparing for the cooler months ahead. As we prepare our homes and cars, let us prepare our bodies as well. The cooler weather can put a damper on our motivation to exercise. We sit in ... [Published Examiner.com - 5 hours ago]
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Americans Are Eating Way Healthier—That Is, if They Have Money

Americans get a bad rap for loving processed and fast food and having the obesity rates to show for it. But a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that overall people are making healthier choices—unless they come ... [Published TakePart - 6 hours ago]
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SO BASICALLY, EVERYTHING THE GOVERNMENT HAS TOLD US FOR DECADES WAS WRONG: A Call for a Low-Carb Di…

SO BASICALLY, EVERYTHING THE GOVERNMENT HAS TOLD US FOR DECADES WAS WRONG: A Call for a Low-Carb Diet. People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow ... [Published Instapundit - 14 hours ago]
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Partially hydrogenated oils in nine percent of packaged foods

(HealthDay)—Nine percent of top-selling packaged food products in the United States contain partially hydrogenated oils, with most of these products reporting 0 grams of trans fat per serving, according to a study published Aug. 28 in the U.S. Centers ... [Published Medical Xpress - 9 hours ago]
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Food Gap Between Rich and Poor is Widening

The rich get richer and the poor get poorer describes more than bank accounts; it describes eating habits. The poverty gap is widening in many ways, including the food eaten by rich and poor Americans. Wealthy people eat better than ever before, whereas ... [Published The Guardian Express - 9 hours ago]
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5 food-label claims that can fool you

Food manufacturers know that consumers want healthier foods, so they rarely miss an opportunity to slap health claims on the front of their product packaging. Trouble is, the big print rarely tells the whole story, and you might feel you need a nutrition ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Better food choices can help students get better grades

Turns out, you’re a fathead.Don’t feel bad. So am I.Fat makes up about 60 percent of your brain.That’s one of the unexpected facts I learned from a fascinating website by Philippa Norman, M.D., M.P.H. about feeding the brain.I stumbled across her site ... [Published Payson Roundup - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 17 reports

The Food Gap Is Widening

Nutritional disparities between America’s rich and poor are growing, despite efforts to provide higher-quality food to people who most need it. So says a large study just released from the Harvard School of Public Health that examined eating habits of ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 13 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Misleading labels May hide trans-fat Level that Products Actually Contain

Reading label of a product in a supermarket is not an easy task for many people who aren't completely aware of the terminology. According to New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, misleading labels on a product could affect people's health. ... [Published French Tribune - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Eat right, live well: Best oil for baking isn't the best for sauteing

In the beginning cooks used lard, then semisolid shortenings and vegetable oil made their way onto shelves.Today, the saturated fats from lard (animal fat) and the hydrogenated (trans) fats in shortening have been pushed out of favor and vegetable-based ... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

American diets improving, but improvements still needed

16 minutes 15 seconds ago by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY NewsA new study reveals Americans are eating healthier than they did a decade ago, but there's still a long way to go.Researchers say more than half of dietary improvements are from fewer trans fats ... [Published KSBY - TV - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Diet, Trans Fats, Vegetables
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Food labels aren't easy to understand, which makes it hard to pick the best items

But sometimes you get stumped: How do you decide between a container of pasta sauce with “reduced sodium” and another that’s labeled “low sodium”. Which is better. Both oils are commonly used in processed foods to help prolong shelf life and improve texture. ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 02 2014]

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...our carbohydrates, and not from alcohol and brownies," says Jule Anne Henstenberg, RD, director of the nutrition program at La Salle University. "Use high-fiber fruits and vegetables to fill up before a party." Eat a bunch of baby carrots, a big salad, or an apple, for example, to curb your desire for empty party-food calories.” http://www.webmd...
"Socioeconomic status was associated strongly with dietary quality, and the gaps in dietary quality between higher and lower SES widened over time." the study’s authors wrote
"Government efforts to eliminate partially hydrogenated oils from packaged foods will substantially reduce exposure to this known cardiovascular disease risk factor" the authors write
"SNAP can have a big influence with better incentives to purchase healthy foods like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains rather than soft drinks and highly processed quote-unquote junk food,” Hu said. “I think the programs should put more emphasis on quality of diet rather than just quantity. This is an area where the combination of nutrition education and financial incentives can really shape people's attitudes and behaviors.”"

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SO BASICALLY, EVERYTHING THE GOVERNMENT HAS TOL... [Published Instapundit - 14 hours ago]
SO BASICALLY, EVERYTHING THE GOVERNMENT HAS TOLD US FOR DECADES WAS WRONG: A Call for a Low-Carb Diet. People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow ...
Seven Clever Food Strategies for Stretching a S... [Published The Simple Dollar - 18 hours ago]
There are a lot of strategies out there for stretching a food budget, from couponing to meal planning. I’ve laid out our six-step plan for organizing cheap meals many times on The Simple Dollar, and it’s a routine we stick to almost every week. Still, ...
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Anahad O'Connor in The New York Times: People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat , lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored ...
Americans’ Diets Are Improving (Sort Of) [Published TIME.com - Sep 01 2014]
Americans have started eating better in the past few years, largely because we’re eating less trans fat, new research shows . But major disparities continue to persist in who’s making the healthier choices. Harvard Medical School researchers looked ...
U.S. diet shows modest improvement [Published Harvard Gazette - Sep 01 2014]
Dietary quality in the United States has improved steadily in recent years — spurred in large part by reduced intake of trans fat — but overall dietary quality remains poor and disparities continue to widen among socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups, ...
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