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Nutrition at your Fingertips
Nutrition at your Fingertips is a dense reference book full of a variety of details. Just what is a carb? What are fats and sugars? The book goes step by step through explaining the details, as if you were taking a serious course on nutrition.
Nutrition Label Mistakes
When you read nutrition labels, make sure you think about what you're reading. Sometimes the information shown there is simply wrong. Here's a clear example, from a Price Chopper spaghetti sauce jar!
Nutrition Labels in Europe
If you are reading nutrition labels in Europe - or maybe online from a European website - it's important to know how nutrition labels in Europe are different from those in the United States.
Nutritional Labels from Small Companies
If you make an effort to buy sugar-free or other special-needs foods, you often are dealing with small companies. Even though they are small, they are REQUIRED to provide you proper documentation of their ingredients.
Nutritionists Push for Glycemic Index Labels
More and more nutritionists insist that, just as fats are now broken out into good fats and bad fats, that carbs should be listed as healthy carbs and unhealthy carbs. These numbers are the glycemic index and glycemic load.
Nuts and Seeds Carb Chart - Atkins
Nuts and Seeds are both good and bad for dieters. They are intense little packets of protein, but some are quite rich in carbs as well. Choose wisely!
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies - No Sugar Added
Hill & Valley has a no sugar added version of oatmeal raisin cookies, sweetened with splenda. There are no trans fats at all in this, and only 11g of net carbs.
Obese Women lose 7 Years of Life
New research by Dutch scientists proves what has long been thought - that obese women and men lose substantial amounts of their life.
Obesity and Multiple Sclerosis
A study published in the January 30, 2013 issue of Neurology links obesity in girls to developing multiple sclerosis. This is yet another wake-up call as to how critical the childhood obesity issue is.
Obesity Costs Taxpayers $39 Billion a Year
A study published in Obesity Research calculated that the cost of obesity - which includes only seriously overweight individuals - costs US taxpayers around $39 billion each year.
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