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Where You Can Find New Labels and Why It's Not All About the Numbers

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A Kansas State University nutritionist explains a new regulation requiring calorie labeling at restaurants and why it's not just the numbers that put weight on your waistline.

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Gluten-Free Diet Is Treatment, Not Trend, for Those with Celiac Disease

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For people who have celiac disease, going gluten-free isn't a lifestyle choice, it's a necessity. For everyone else, steering clear of gluten isn't necessarily a good idea.

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Blame It on Your Brain: Salt and Hypertension

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An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.

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SNEB Presents the 2015 Spring Journal Club Focusing on Statistical Methodology in Nutrition Education and Behavior Research

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This semester’s Journal Club will add a new component. Attendees will be provided a sample data base for use throughout the series. During the webinar, presenters will walk the participants through the mechanics of running the procedure. They will then have a “homework” assignment where the participants can try running the procedure on their own and comparing their answers with the correct answers and interpretations. The participants will then pose questions to the presenter in the week after the webinar through a LinkedIn online discussion.

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Current Nutrition Labeling Is Hard to Digest

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Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition or curbing the obesity epidemic, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers.

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Social Media Can Provide the Support Needed to Maintain Weight Loss

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According to recent research from the Arnold School of Health at the University of South Carolina, use of social media sites like Facebook can be associated with a significant drop in pounds, especially during the critical maintenance period of a weight loss journey.

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Vitamin D Protects Against Colorectal Cancer by Boosting the Immune System

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A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system’s vigilance against tumor cells.

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This National Nutrition Month, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Encourages Everyone to 'Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle'

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There is no one food, drink, pill or machine that is the key to achieving optimal health. A person’s overall daily routine is what is most important. That is why, as part of National Nutrition Month® 2015, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges everyone to “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.”

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For Obesity Research, Self-Reported Diet and Physical Activity Data Too Inaccurate, Expert Report Says

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New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.

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Game Day Nutrition Tips

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Game day nutrition tips from the experts at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.