What’s Hot In School Lunches? Nutrition Conference Will Offer A Taste

The people in charge of deciding what’s on the menu at school cafeterias around the country will converge on St. Louis to consider how to make school lunches better. The discussion will happen at the School Nutrition Association’s national conference, July 14-16. The goal of the conference is for school nutrition professionals to learn about […]

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Riphah University organises food and nutrition summit

Islamabad: Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan stressed the need that food & nutrition security is a fundamental element for poverty alleviation, says a press release. The minister was speaking on the occasion of 1st Pakistan Food-Nutrition International Summit, jointly organised by Riphah International University, National Alliance for Safe Food, SUN, GAIN […]

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Nutrition mission will be crucial for India to reap demographic dividend

Despite impressive economic progress, nearly 20% Indian children under five are wasted, 38% stunted and 35% underweight. In addition, nearly half of women are anaemic. We also lag behind on key nutrition-specific and sensitive interventions such as exclusive breastfeeding, complementary feeding and micronutrient supplementation. Clearly, malnutrition is the biggest development challenge. The Integrated Child Development […]

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Have a Plant: Straight talk on nutrition and dietary guidelines

Nearly 7,000 comments have swarmed in already to the regulations.gov portal for the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. There is a lot of hand-wringing over the lack of kitchen skills in America, and real concern about obesity and diet-related diseases in the young and old. There does not seem to be universal agreement about anything (wheat, milk, […]

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Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently

Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, looked at participants’ diets and stool […]

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High-protein vegan foods

Proponents of vegan and vegetarian diets often promote them on the basis of their potential health benefits, but, in the past, dieticians worried that these diets might not adequately meet people’s nutritional needs. Protein is typically the nutrient that people are most concerned about when they consider adopting a plant based diet, although studies have found that […]

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9 Health and Nutrition Benefits of Apricots

Apricots (Prunus armeniaca) are stone fruits also known as Armenian plums. Round and yellow, they look like a smaller version of a peach but share the tartness of purple plums. They’re extremely nutritious and have many health benefits, such as improved digestion and eye health. Here are 9 health and nutrition benefits of apricots. 1. […]

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Olives: Nutrition and health benefits

Olives are popular as both a snack and an ingredient in salads, sandwiches, and stews. They have a chewy texture and a rich, salty taste. People have cultivated olive trees for more than 7,000 years, and they have long associated its fruit with health benefits. There are hundreds of olive species, and these fruits and their […]

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Oats Nutrition: Find Out Why Oats Are Beneficial For Health And How Can You Include It In Daily Diet

With the current crop of health-conscious people gravitating towards a healthy lifestyle, our diets are undergoing a sea change and attracting more and more nutritious and low-fat foods. Oats is one food that has climbed up the ranks very fast and now rates very high in everybody’s diet plan. Oats (Avena sativa) are a kind […]

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