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Getting children to eat their greens? Both parents need to set an example

University of Eastern Finland

A positive example set by both the mother and the father promotes the consumption of vegetables, fruit and berries among 3-5-year-old children, according to a new study from the University of Eastern Finland.

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20-Feb-2020 12:50 PM EST

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Newswise: Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Collaborates with Middlesex County Vocational Technical School

Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Collaborates with Middlesex County Vocational Technical School

Hackensack Meridian Health

Thomas Shanahan, chief hospital executive, Raritan Bay Medical Center, William DiStanislao, vice president, Operations, Raritan Bay Medical Center, gather with students from Middlesex County Vocational Technical School.

Channels: Education, Health Food, Healthcare, Nutrition,

19-Feb-2020 2:35 PM EST
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    19-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST

People who eat a big breakfast may burn twice as many calories

Endocrine Society

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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18-Feb-2020 11:45 AM EST
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Press registration now open for Nutrition 2020

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

Reporters and bloggers are invited to attend Nutrition 2020, the flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition. The meeting will be held May 30–June 2 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

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18-Feb-2020 10:05 AM EST
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13-Feb-2020 1:40 PM EST

Study: Diet Makes a Difference in Fight Against Hospital-Acquired Infection

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Popular diets low in carbs and high in fat and protein might be good for the waistline, but a new UNLV study shows that just the opposite may help to alleviate the hospital-acquired infection Clostridioides difficile. The results appeared in a study published Feb. 11 in mSystems, an open access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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12-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST
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Adults Benefit Most From a Standardized Malnutrition Screening Tool

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Using one standardized screening tool to identify adults who may have malnutrition (undernutrition) increases the likelihood of an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment, according to a position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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11-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST