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Repeal of Exclusionary Michigan Licensing Law a Victory for Consumer Health, Says Nutrition Professional Group

The repeal of the Michigan law is the latest significant sign that policy makers are recognizing the growing diversity of the nutrition profession and the benefit to consumer health and job growth by broadening, rather than narrowing, access to nutrition services.

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Diet or Exercise? “Energy Balance” is Real Key to Disease Prevention

USDA, ACSM, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics join forces to announce action steps to combat obesity crisis.

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Cocoa Extract May Counter Specific Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Insights into mechanisms behind cocoa’s benefit may lead to new treatments or dietary regimens

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Broccoli Sprout Beverage Enhances Detoxification of Air Pollutants in Clinical Trial in China

Daily consumption of a half cup of broccoli sprout beverage produced rapid, significant and sustained higher levels of excretion of benzene, a known human carcinogen, and acrolein, a lung irritant, in a trial involving nearly 300 Chinese men and women living in one of China's most polluted regions.

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Retracing Citrus’ Earliest Roots to Find Clues for Healthier Future

That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast Asia.

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Nutrition is Key to Oral and Overall Health: Practice Paper from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutrition is vital to a person’s oral health – and therefore to their overall health. Collaboration between registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, registered and oral health-care professionals is recommended for health promotion, disease prevention and intervention, according to a new practice paper published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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The Breakfast Debate: New Study Determines Whether It Helps with Weight Loss

Previous research has found an association between not eating breakfast and obesity; but no large, randomized controlled trials had sought to find causation until now.

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Eating Pretty: Five Foods for Radiant Summer Skin

Chances are you have seen glow-enhancing creams and serums lining the shelves of your local supermarket.

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Studies Show Different Types of Vinegar May Benefit Health

The earliest known use of vinegar dates back more than 10,000 years ago and has been used as a food and medicine. A new review article in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), reports on recent studies showing different types of vinegars that may benefit human health.

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Embargoed AJPH Research: Youth Weight and Choosing Friends, Lowering Fast Food Consumption, School Tap Water Quality

In this month’s release, find studies about adolescent weight status and how it may impact choosing friends; types of policies that may be the most helpful in lowering fast food consumption and increasing consumption of fruits and vegetables; and the quality of tap water in public schools.

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