This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Nutrition: General Information category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-03-01 : FDA Effort to Advance Implementation of New Consumer Nutrition Facts Label for Foods : Statement from U.S. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new efforts to advance implementation of new consumer Nutrition Facts label for foods.
2017-09-21 : Protein 3 Times Daily May Make Seniors Stronger : Study revealed spreading protein equally among three daily meals could be linked to greater mass and muscle strength in the elderly.
2017-08-08 : $16.8 Million to Help SNAP Participants Purchase Healthy Foods : 32 grants totaling $16.8 million to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants increase their purchases of fruits and vegetables.
2016-05-12 : 2016 American Food and Health Survey Results : Results reveal food dialogue has gained momentum, with factors including health status, gender, income, education, and age influencing the food we eat.
2016-04-19 : Clinical Trial Shows Watercress Extract Detoxifies Carcinogens in Smokers : Watercress extract significantly inhibits activation of a tobacco derived carcinogen in cigarette smokers.
2016-01-22 : Health Consequences of Malnutrition : Information regarding causes of hunger and malnutrition including; who is at risk, effects, and what can be done.
2016-01-12 : The Humble Egg - Good for You or Not? : AHA guidelines allow an egg per day for healthy adults but still advise total daily cholesterol limit of 300 mg.
2015-08-12 : Children with Picky or Fussy Eating Habits : Information and tips on getting children who are fussy or picky eaters to eat sufficient nutrition and food variety in their diets.
2015-02-10 : Ellagic Acid May Slow Growth of Some Cancer Tumors : Research shows ellagic acid may slow the rate of growth of some cancer tumors caused by certain carcinogens.
2015-01-21 : Health Benefits of Beet Juice for Muscles Report : Testing the ability of beet juice to enhance blood flow to exercising muscle groups.
2015-01-20 : Making a Healthier Homemade Pizza : Homemade pizza can be less expensive while being healthier and better tasting.
2014-10-31 : Fruit, Vegetables, Grains and Nuts Help Lower Stroke Risk : Physical activity, eating a healthy diet and managing your weight can help prevent high blood pressure and stroke.
2014-10-30 : Health Benefits of Whole Grain Oats : Oats play an important role in improving satiety, diet quality and digestive, cardiovascular and general metabolic health.
2014-10-15 : Artificial Sweeteners: Are They Safe or Not : Information regarding the safety aspects of sugar substitutes, commonly known as artificial sweeteners, that are chemically processed.
2014-10-11 : Children Need Proper Nutrition at School and at Home : Information to ensure that appropriate nutritional food is on the table for children at home and school.
2014-09-12 : How Much Does One Serving Size Equal : Examples of a serving size for the five main food groups we should consume each day.
2014-05-29 : Malnutrition and Seniors: Ensuring the Elderly are Not Malnourished : Information relating to malnutrition in seniors including causes and tips on improving nutrition levels in the elderly.
2014-04-08 : Diet Soda, Artificial Sweeteners and Your Health : Article looks at artificial sweeteners and whether diet soda consumption is healthier than drinking regular sodas.
2014-02-18 : Foods and Moods - Future Thoughts May Impact Eating Habits : Study examines how thinking about the long-term can positively impact the food choices we make in both good and bad moods.
2014-02-09 : What Causes Us to Feel Hungry : Study provides clue to the roots of hunger by creating a wiring diagram of complex brain circuits that regulate this intense motivational state.
2013-12-29 : USDA MyPlate Guidelines - What Does a Healthy Meal Look Like : MyPlate was created in 2011 by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help American consumers put the Dietary Guidelines into practice.
2013-11-19 : Quality of Protein Consumed Matters : Not all proteins are created equal and Protein Quality It Matters educational session will highlight advantages of whey protein over other protein types in terms of functionality, flavor and nutrition.
2013-04-23 : Impact of Fiber on Health Indices : The health benefits of fiber are relatively well known yet average fiber intake around the world continues to be inadequate.
2012-06-20 : Assessing the Benefits of Specific Nutritional Supplements : Assesses current state of science on health benefits associated with select nutritional supplements throughout all age groups lifestyles and life stages.
2012-03-16 : How Chaga Can Help In The Fight Against Cancer : Much research has been conducted on ability of Chaga to fight cancer and numerous studies and experiments have proved its effectiveness.
2012-01-11 : Eating More Dietary Fiber Decreases Risk of Disease : It is best to increase fiber intake gradually and to spread high fiber foods out throughout the day at meals and snacks.
2011-11-22 : Health Impact of Poor Eating Choices : Too much fast food poor meal choices and bad eating habits are causing people to become overweight or obese.
2011-08-30 : Eating Chocolate Is Good for the Heart : Study finds eating chocolate has positive influence on human health including heart disease due to antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
2011-07-30 : Fast Food Customers Cut Calories After Food Labeling System Introduction : 1 in 6 fast-food customers cut calories after US food labeling system introduction.
2011-05-26 : Adding Poultry to the Breakfast Menu : Consumers indicate that opportunities still exist for new poultry applications particularly at breakfast.
2011-05-03 : U.S. Immigrant Groups Eating American Junk Food to Fit In : Members of U.S. immigrant groups choose typical American dishes as a way to show that they belong.
2011-04-25 : Health Effects of Wine and Sea Salt : Most Americans believe drinking wine is good for your heart but are unaware of recommended alcohol limits.
2011-04-17 : Pink Slime: Ammonia Infused Hamburger Additive : Pink Slime is an ammonia-infused additive that the US federal government has approved to be mixed in with ground beef to make real beef stretch further.
2011-04-16 : Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution LA : Jamie Oliver comes to LA to try to convince Americans that what they have been feeding their kids in schools and at home is killing them.
2011-04-16 : Cutting Sugar from Your Diet : Typical American diet emphasizing refined carbohydrates and simple sugars has led to todays obesity epidemic in America.
2011-04-01 : Health Benefits of Maple Syrup : Researchers have now identified 54 compounds in maple syrup from Canada many with antioxidant activity and potential health benefits.
2011-03-31 : Have Your Candy and Eat It Too : Candy and chocolate lovers tend to weigh less have lower bmi and waist circumferences and have decreased levels of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome.
2011-03-30 : Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Season 2 : Jamie Olivers Food Revolution Los Angeles is Back for Seconds with the Season 2 Premiere April 12.
2011-03-02 : Fighting Cancer with Turmeric at Indian Restaurants : Turmeric belonging to the ginger family is the main ingredient in curries and ancient wisdom suggests that it is good for your health.
2011-02-26 : Eat Right With Color - National Nutrition Month : Improving your diet and lead a more fit and healthy lifestyle by eating right with color.
2011-02-20 : Food Calorie Labeling has No Effect on Purchases : Challenges idea that calorie labeling has effect on purchasing behavior of teenagers or what parents purchase for their children.
2011-02-18 : Lithium from Water and Vegetables Fountain of Youth : Lithium is one of many nutritional trace elements and is ingested mainly through vegetables and drinking water.
2011-02-09 : Diet Drinks May Raise Odds of Vascular Events : Even if you drink diet soda you could still have a much higher risk of vascular events compared to those who do not drink soda.
2011-02-08 : Lower Cholesterol Level in Eggs : New study shows large eggs are 14 percent lower in cholesterol and 64 percent higher in vitamin D.
2011-02-08 : Calorie Labels on Front of Beverages : American leading non-alcoholic beverage companies bring the Clear on Calories initiative to stores.
2011-01-31 : Eating Seafood - Especially During Pregnancy - Dietary Guidelines : Seafood has gotten lost in the American diet and we are missing out on meaningful health benefits that omega-3 in seafood provides.
2011-01-27 : Eating Badly Can Cause Depression : Ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression.
2011-01-20 : Making Healthy Food and Healthier Food More Affordable - Walmart : Making healthier choices more affordable saving customers approximately $1 billion per year on fresh fruits and vegetables.
2011-01-11 : 90% of Americans Fall Short of Key Nutrients They Need - Milk Mustache Campaign Pour One More : Many Americans are overweight and undernourished concludes a new study called What America is Missing.
2010-11-07 : Reducing Calorie in Restaurant Foods : Restaurants could play an important role in helping to reduce the growing obesity epidemic by serving reduced calorie meals.
2010-11-03 : The Harmful Effects of Sugar : Understanding the differences between sugars and their effects on the human body.
2010-10-24 : Major Nutrition Labelling Initiative - Canada : Launch of Nutrition Facts Education Campaign to help Canadians make informed food choices.
2010-06-09 : List of Healthy Food You Should be Eating : A good healthy food list is a must for people seeking to improve their eating habits and start on a diet of good nutrition.
2010-06-02 : Chili Pepper Ingredient Capsaicin Fights Obesity : New evidence that chili pepper ingredient fights fat and helps prevent obesity.
2010-05-17 : Pistachios May Keep the Cardiologist Away : Pistachios significantly lower total and LDL cholesterol levels in addition to triglycerides.
2010-05-06 : Phytonutrients Associated with Bone Health - Americans Missing Out : Americans not meeting daily fruit and vegetable intake likely to fall short in common bone-building nutrients like calcium and vitamin D.
2010-04-20 : Sodium Reduction Initiatives : Overwhelming evidence that we must treat sodium reduction as a critical public health priority.
2010-04-18 : Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Huntington America : Jamie Oliver in Huntington America to start a food revolution by highlighting problems of unhealthy eating at home and in American schools.
2010-04-16 : Calorie Restriction Slows Aging and Improves Health : Calorie restriction diet leads scientists to molecular pathways that slow aging and improve health.
2010-04-07 : Canadian Families Want More Real Food : Canadians prefer to purchase products that support the real food system in Canada.
2010-04-06 : Eggs for Breakfast Reduces Daily Calorie Consumption : Eating eggs for breakfast helps reduce calorie consumption throughout the day by 18 percent.
2010-03-30 : Chocolate Reduces Blood Pressure and Risk of Heart Disease : Easter eggs may be good for you study shows chocolate reduces blood pressure and risk of heart disease.
2010-03-29 : Calories on Menus - Health Care Bill : Historic health care bill gives calorie counts to Americans.
2010-03-29 : Cutting Calories from Cakes and Frostings : Delicious new cakes and frostings may someday contain less fat and fewer calories.
2010-03-24 : Curry and Spices May Delay Liver Damage : Curcumin in the Indian spice turmeric seems to delay liver damage that eventually causes cirrhosis.
2010-03-22 : Ancient Cooking Techniques May Solve Obama's Healthcare Problem : Food we eat can make a major difference to our long-term health if we learn to eat properly.
2010-03-21 : Maple Syrup Provides Beneficial Health Compounds : More than 20 compounds in maple syrup from Canada have been linked to human health.
2010-03-08 : Nutrition Services for Seniors in Communities and at Home : Position of the American Dietetic Association, American Society for Nutrition.
2010-03-04 : BeneVia Adult Nutrition Drink : Therapeutic nutritional fruit based beverage is the first advancement in adult nutrition in 20 years.
2009-10-20 : Lose Weight and Lower Blood Pressure - Drink Vegetable Juice : Drinking V8 100% Vegetable Juice aided in dietary support for weight loss and lower blood pressure.
2009-07-23 : Making Healthy Food Choices : Few Baby Boomers actually understand the health benefits of omega-3 fats.
2009-04-20 : Breakfast Choices Impact Hunger and Calorie Consumption : Choosing eggs for breakfast can help adults manage hunger while reducing calorie consumption throughout the day.
2009-02-22 : Food Groups for Good Nutrition : This diagram clearly outlines what the best foods are for you to eat and how much of them you should eat each day.
2009-02-22 : Cancer Prevention Through Good Nutrition : By getting the antioxidants found in fresh fruits and vegetables and supplements I am aiding my immune system.
2009-02-22 : Nutrition Issues and Dietary Problems Faced by Seniors : Food and nutrition guide and information for seniors and the elderly community members.
2009-02-22 : Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables and Healthy Foods : Guidelines and strategies to help kids eat their fruit vegetables and other healthy foods.
2009-02-17 : Protein in Eggs Contributes to Strength and Energy : Nutrition Today affirms that protein in eggs makes a valuable contribution to muscle strength sustained energy and promotes satiety.
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