Nutrition

North Dakota ag groups take nutrition information to professionals

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Linda Funk, executive director of the Soyfoods Council, hands out samples of foods made with soybeans at the North Dakota Nutrition Council conference on April 4 in Bismarck. Jenny Schlecht / Forum […]

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Opinion: Poor nutrition is supported by high prices and advertisements

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A recent study published in “The Lancet” has even concluded that an unhealthy diet causes more deaths per year than smoking. (@waferboard/Flickr Creative Commons) As college students, many of us don’t think […]

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Vermont joins suit challenging looser school nutrition standards

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ermont joined a multi-state lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture Thursday challenging the weakening of federal nutrition standards for school breakfasts and lunches. The coalition of states in the suit contend […]

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Flax Seeds 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

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Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum) — also known as common flax or linseeds — are small oil seeds that originated in the Middle East thousands of years ago. Lately, they have gained popularity […]

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How Healthy Is Chickpea Pasta? A Dietitian Weighs In on Nutrition and Weight-Loss Benefits

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While all pasta can be healthy, some noodles are more nutritious than others — and trendy chickpea pasta is legitimately an excellent choice. Popular brands like Banzaand Barilla can vary ever so slightly in ingredients, taste, […]

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Holi Special: Gujiya or Indian sweet dumpling – Calories and nutrition facts: Effect on weight loss and health

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Not just calories, gujiyas may also be harmful to your health in other ways. They are made of refined flour and deep-fried in refined oil, and that description says anything but ‘healthy’ […]

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Only 9% Indian Kids Get Proper Nutrition: NITI Aayog

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NITI Aayog Adviser Alok Kumar on Wednesday said only nine per cent of children in the age group 6 to 24 months receive adequate nutrition in India.”One-third of the children in India […]

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Nutrition: Get the protective power of phytonutrients

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Turmeric is one ingredient in an anti-inflammatory smoothie. Getty Images Most of us have heard of protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals as core components of our diet. A lesser known category […]

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Poorest excluded in India’s nutrition programme: International Food Policy Research Institute

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NEW DELHI: India’s flagship programme to tackle undernutrition — Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) — may have been inadvertently excluding women with low education and the poorest households from accessing its benefits, […]

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Nutrition Month 2019: Comparing the claims of 4 dietary trends

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Four types of diets have been recommended by the Academy of Nutrition in the US. March marks National Nutritional Month in the US, sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to […]

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