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Jan 25, 2011, 08:00 ET Global Warming to Continue Rise in Food Prices

A recent report on climate change sees crop prices rising over the next 40 years as the globe heats up, according to an article published in the...


Dec 29, 2010, 11:02 ET 2011 to Be the Year of the Diet

Although devoid of any startling recommendations, the updated USDA dietary guidelines in conjunction with technological advancements and First Lady...


Nov 30, 2010, 08:00 ET Food Nutrition & Science: Holiday Food Prices Will Continue to Rise

This Thanksgiving wholesale turkey prices were up 33 percent over last year and according to the American Farm Bureau Federation, consumers can...


Oct 22, 2010, 08:00 ET From Farm to Fork to Facebook: Farmers and Ranchers Use Social Media to Conduct Outreach to Consumers

Farmers and ranchers are turning to social media such as Facebook and Twitter to communicate directly with the public to help ease concerns about...


Oct 12, 2010, 01:58 ET Healthy Food is Good for the Environment, Finds Major Think Tank Study

A healthy diet also benefits the environment, according to a scientific study presented in Brussels today by the Barilla Center for Food &...


Sep 22, 2010, 08:00 ET Comfortable Cows Increase Milk Production

Using sand as a cow bed instead of straw and remodeling their cow houses for improved comfort has increased milk production, says Farmer Garrick...


Jun 07, 2010, 08:00 ET Food Nutrition & Science Report Celebrates Three Years as Leading Food Industry Newsletter

This month, Food Nutrition & Science from The Lempert Report celebrates its third anniversary as the food industry's most comprehensive and...


Oct 14, 2005, 01:00 ET New Consumer Research Finds Confusion Over Mercury Levels in Seafood and Perceived Risk to Public Health

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With mounting evidence that concerns about mercury in fish may be causing some consumers to disregard...


Jun 16, 2003, 01:00 ET Age, Race and Gender Influence Kids' and Teens' Beverage Choices

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study of federal nutrition data by researchers at Virginia Tech's Center for Food and Nutrition...


Aug 27, 2002, 01:00 ET Teen Soft Drink Consumption Often 'Supersized' in the Media

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The media has done a good job of covering one of the major public health challenges facing the nation --...


Mar 05, 2002, 00:00 ET Nearly half of American Men Fail to Take Their Prostate Health Seriously, New Survey Reveals

STAMFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know what your prostate does? Have you had your prostate checked lately? Talked to your doctor...


Mar 05, 2002, 00:00 ET Nearly Half of Florida Men Fail to Take Their Prostate Health Seriously, New Survey Reveals

STAMFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know what your prostate does? Have you had your prostate checked lately? Talked to your doctor...


Mar 05, 2002, 00:00 ET More Than Half of Texas Men Fail to Take Their Prostate Health Seriously, New Survey Reveals

STAMFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know what your prostate does? Have you had your prostate checked lately? Talked to your doctor...


Mar 05, 2002, 00:00 ET More Than Half of California Men Fail to Take Their Prostate Health Seriously, New Survey Reveals

STAMFORD, Conn., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know what your prostate does? Have you had your prostate checked lately? Talked to your doctor...


Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET Studies Show Soft Drink Consumption by School-Aged Children Is Not Linked to Obesity, Poor Diet Quality or Lack of Exercise

ORLANDO, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Four new studies by nutrition researchers from the Georgetown Center for Food and Nutrition Policy...


Feb 27, 2001, 00:00 ET Added Sugars Meaningless When it Comes to Diet Quality

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A study published today in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition by nutrition researchers from...


Feb 24, 2000, 00:00 ET Top Pediatricians and Nutrition Policy Experts Say Exercise and a Balanced Diet Are Best Tools to Fight Childhood Obesity; 'Low-Carb' and Other Fad Diets are Unwise www.ceresnet.org

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Pediatric obesity and nutrition experts today said that increasing physical activity and emphasizing eating...


Jan 11, 2000, 00:00 ET Up to One-Third of All Cancer Cases May Be Prevented By Healthy Diets and Exercise, Notes FANSA

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy diets and exercise may prevent as many cases of cancer in the United States as not smoking,...