Cranston Nutrition Drinks Recalled Over Botulism Concerns

© Shutterstock The Rhode Island Department of Health is encouraging residents to throw away certain products from Health is Wealth Nutrition in Cranston. CRANSTON, RI — All Rhode Islanders are urged to avoid consuming any juices, smoothies or sea moss gel bought from Health is Wealth Nutrition Center in Cranston. […]

Sports nutrition certification course for inmates in Dubai

© Provided by Khaleej Times Sports nutrition certification course for inmates in Dubai More than 20 inmates attended a sports nutrition certification course, organised virtually by the Dubai Sports Council, in cooperation with Dubai Police’s General Department of Punitive and Correctional Institutions. Conducted by […]

DVIDS – News – LRMC Nutrition Care expands capabilities

LANDSTUHL, Germany – More than two millenniums ago, the Greek physician Hippocrates of Kos interpreted nutrition as essential to wellbeing, as evidenced by his famous saying, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates’ theory has survived the test of ages. Even during the COVID-19 global […]

Danone to launch more adult nutrition products in India

© Himadri Buch Danone to launch more adult nutrition products in India France’s Danone, which manufactures yogurts and health foods, is planning to launch more adult nutrition products in India. “There are some very exciting projects in the pipeline, which will be launched soon; which could be in the active aging, healthy aging […]

PM to chair meeting of inter-ministerial nutrition council today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a meeting of the Pakistan National Nutrition Coordination Council (PNNCC) today (Monday). Prime Minister in his first speech to the nation held up the MRI of a stunted child and highlighted the key issue of malnutrition and committed to addressing the issue. Since then, […]

COVID-19, food and nutrition, and the presidential debates

Watching the first presidential debate, many things stood out. Among them, one crucial — but still largely overlooked — issue was the absence of any meaningful questions or discussion on one of the most important challenges and opportunities facing our nation. As cardiologists from Michigan and Massachusetts who study how […]

Quinn on Nutrition: What about beets?

It’s beet season in our neighbor’s garden. (Hint, hint … yes, I love homegrown beets!) We call them “beets” here in the U.S. and Canada. In Britain, they are more accurately referred to as “beetroot” since a beet is actually the edible taproot that grows under the ground. Beet greens […]

Quinn on Nutrition: Beets and borscht

My readers keep me on my toes, for sure. Here are some questions that merit more attention. Regarding the recent column on beets, Dennis S. writes: “How can one write about beets without mentioning borscht???” How can one, indeed?!! Borscht (pronounced “borscht”) is a tart, beet-based soup which originated in […]

Nutrition and Oral Hygiene

Several different nutritional deficiencies can increase the likelihood of developing certain oral diseases. Image Credit: Monkey Business Images/ Introduction To retain adequate nutritional health, individuals must consume appropriate amounts of vitamins, minerals, fiber, water, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and other micronutrients. When there is an imbalance between an individual’s nutritional and […]

Nutrition and cancer

Cancer is the most dreadful word in the dictionary of diseases. Despite so much of advancement in cancer treatment, the word is enough to devastate one’s whole world. However if you ever meet a cancer survivor, you would find that their outlook towards life becomes more positive. They start appreciating […]

‘Nutrition must be part of COVID-19 recovery plan for children’

Angela Onwuzoo The President, Federation of African Nutrition Societies, Prof. Ngozi Nnam, says failure of governments in the African region to include nutrition in the COVID-19 recovery plan will result in drastic increase in wasting of children on the continent. Nnam, a professor of Community and Public Health Nutrition at […]