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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Foodfacts.com has learned that, starting the first day of school in 2011 students in Windsor, Ontario, Canada will face a total ban on the sale of candy, chocolate, pop, fries and energy drinks on school property, the province has announced.

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Vanderbilt University is participating in a multi-center project, funded by a $17 million federal stimulus grant, to identify the “genetic architecture” of autism.

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Foodfacts.com Blog continuing editorial research about obesity points to two factors affecting obesity in adults, children and adolescents – nutrition (quality and quantity) and activity (quality and quantity). Children and adolescents who eat more calories than they use will especially … Continue reading

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High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is certainly not the only culprit responsible for our rising numbers on the scale or for our increase in health problems. However, it has recently been under a lot of heat from health experts as … Continue reading

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Foodfacts.com noticed a report indicating that a risk of heart disease in one-fifth of U.S. teenagers was identified through tests of lipids in the blood, showing the importance of diet and exercise — and not spending nearly eight hours a … Continue reading

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The family meal seems like a quaint black-and-white relic of American life.

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Foodfacts.com believes it’s important to consider nutrition balance when packing your child’s lunch. Here are some quick tips to fuel your child for a great day of playing and learning:

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Obesity seems to have reached a state of crisis in the United States: it’s more harmful than smoking, junk food is as addictive as heroin, and the latest wave of reality shows are all about helping people lose weight to … Continue reading

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Foodfacts.com encountered an intriguing article indicating that teen girls are regularly skipping meals as they desire to be thin.

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It is a fact that those who eat more fruits and vegetables are more likely to be a “normal” weight than those who are deficient in what’s recommended daily. Eating more fruits and vegetables is not only beneficial for the prevention … Continue reading

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