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Ads for unhealthy foods may explain link between television viewing and overweight in children

...he researchers asked specifically about snacks and beverages commonly advertised on television, such as soda, chips, fast food and baked snacks like cookies. Students were also asked to estimate the number of hours spent watching television each day of the week. The results of the study showed that each hour o...

Poor adolescents more likely to be overweight today than 30 years ago

...ith higher daily intake of calories from sweetened beverages were significantly more likely to be overweight. I...rcentage of daily calories from drinking sweetened beverages has increased by more than 20 percent over the past decade (from 10.7 percent to 13.2 percent). Swee...

Despite acidity, orange juice could still be a source of foodborne disease

...ect information on Salmonella outbreaks, high acid beverages like orange juice were not considered to even possibly be involved as carriers," says Beuchat. At least that was the case until just a little over 10 years ago. Since the mid-1990s a number outbreaks of salmonellosis have been associated with the ...

Highlights from the August 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...e percentage of people consuming various foods and beverages and the average amount of foods and beverages they consumed was determined along with their average nutrient intakes. Compared with participants...

'Portion distortion' may contribute to expanding waistlines, study reports

...shed that portion sizes of virtually all foods and beverages served at restaurants and packaged for single-serve have dramatically increased over the last two decades," said Jaime Schwartz MS, RD, who was a graduate student at Rutgers at the time of this study. "Our study compared what people perceive to be a ...

Highlights from the September 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...archers: "Portion sizes of virtually all foods and beverages prepared for immediate consumption have increased over the last two decades. Portion sizes of individually packaged and ready-to-eat prepared foods have increased as well as the portion sizes served at fast-food, chain and privately owned restaurants...

A new clinical report from the AAP recommends dairy for children with lactose intolerance

...r lactose-reduced milk. "While calcium-fortified beverages and other foods can provide an alternative source of calcium, the report reinforces that they do not provide an equivalent nutrient package to dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt," said Ann Marie Krautheim, registered dietitian and senior vice p...

Highlights from the October 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...staurants are more likely to drink sugar-sweetened beverages than children who do not visit fast-food places, a...f the students reported purchasing sugar-sweetened beverages (either a sweetened drink or a non-diet soda), including 68 percent who bought one to three vending ...

Consuming cola may up osteoporosis risk for older women

...ineral density loss for women who drank carbonated beverages that were not cola." "Carbonated soft-drink cons...o note that more than 70 percent of the carbonated beverages consumed by people in the study were colas, all of which contain phosphoric acid, an ingredient that...

Orange juice beverage fortified with plant sterols lowers indicators of heart disease risk

... half drank a juice beverage without sterols. Both beverages were provided by The Coca-Cola Company's Beverage Institute for Health & Wellness. Blood samples from fasting participants were taken before and after the trial to determine cholesterol levels. Researchers found that volunteers who drank the sterol...

UF experts: Decaffeinated coffee is not caffeine-free

...hased 10 16-ounce decaffeinated drip-brewed coffee beverages from nine national chains or local coffee houses and tested them for caffeine content. Caffeine was isolated from the coffee samples and measured by gas chromatography. Every serving but one - instant decaffeinated Folgers Coffee Crystals - contained...

Learning global solutions to local problems

... diabetes is compounded by the fact that sweetened beverages are preferred over water due to the poor quality and inadequate supply of safe drinking water -- a problem perhaps to be tackled by an agricultural engineer. Economist Urvi Neelakantan was one of the junior faculty members in the Global Academy. Sh...

Salt intake is strongly associated with obesity

...the observed concomitant increase in the intake of beverages which, in turn, has caused a marked net increase i...etween 1977 and 2001, energy intake from sweetened beverages increased on the average by 135 % in the United States. During the same period, the energy intake f...

Highlights from the December 2006 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...iversity. With national consumption of sweetened beverages such as soda increasing by more than 100 percent s... men. "These results suggest that drinking caloric beverages is associated with excess energy intake at a meal, and that consuming larger portions of caloric bev...

Alcohol and health: Those 2 glasses a day that lengthen your life

... are more inclined to drink wine rather than other beverages and use to do it while having meals. Two habits di...ople studied), a moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages keeps on showing a real positive effect". "The core of this study is not just about alcohol- says ...

U of Illinois professor tout health benefits of Hispanic foods and beverages

...ccording to de Mejia, the market for nutraceutical beverages is $60 billion and growing. "The new trend for companies in the beverage industry is to mix tea with soft drinks for a unique flavor and added health benefits. You can taste the tea in the new product. Its bubbly, its different, but people seem to li...

Proposed FDA claim recognizes role of key nutrients in dairy in reducing osteoporosis risk

...ents and non-dairy foods such as calcium-fortified beverages are an alternative, these products do not offer milk's unique nutrient package."...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 21, 2007

...a special technique for measuring dietary fiber in beverages to show that brewed coffee contains a significant ...nt in brewed coffee is higher than in other common beverages such as wine or orange juice," the study states. The findings mean that consumption of 1 cup (abou...

New study suggests special cocoa may lead to sustained improvement in blood vessel function

...the study, participants drank specially made cocoa beverages that contained different flavanol levels ranging from 28 to 918 milligrams. At each level, the optimal effect occurred after two hours. The drink containing 179 milligrams of cocoa flavanols resulted in a 50 percent improvement increase in blood v...

Researcher focuses on pros, cons of antioxidants from fruits and vegetables

...g antioxidant foods for example, fruit juices and beverages and grain-based products," Talcott said. The amount spent on these foods each year "has increased drastically; however, we do not know yet how efficacious these different antioxidants really are in the prevention of chronic diseases such as cardio...

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