Tags : Nutrition

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Eating for two—new online resource helps pregnant and nursing mothers in Vietnam plan nutritious meals

Parents know all too well the stresses of pregnancy and childrearing. Added economic pressures and less time for sleeping and eating exact a mental and ...

Eating to prevent cognitive decline: What you probably don’t know about protein intake

In Japan, with its aging population, the number of individuals living with dementia is increasing every year. In 2012, according to data from the Ministry ...

Nurturing future champions—a sports nutrition awareness project targets student athletes in Malaysia

Every parent of a teenager knows how hard it is to get young people to eat well, what with schoolwork, social pressures and the demands ...

AminoVITAL

From fan to brand ambassador: teenage skating sensation Alexandra Trusova uses aminoVITAL® to stay in peak condition

Russian athletes are making their presence felt around the world, from the tennis court to the swimming pool, the track and beyond. But their greatest ...

Nurturing tomorrow’s champions: vaulting to new heights

What makes a champion? Many sports fans might say raw talent plays the biggest role in creating heroes on the field, track or pitch. But ...

Savoring plant-based foods: umami served at FNCE 2019

By now we’ve all heard that eating more plants is better for our health. Recently, a succession of often-overlooked vegetables – kale, Brussels sprouts, and ...

Food for thought: learning to live with a rare disease called PKU

A few days after bringing their newborn son home, David and Lynn Paolella received a call from the hospital. Initial screening suspected that their baby ...

Confronting the “silent killer” with a little umami: how to achieve salt reduction

Whenever you visit your doctor, you are certain to have your blood pressure checked. The reason is simple: high blood pressure can lead to heart ...

Taste you can hear: teaching children lifelong healthy eating

Everyday we’re bombarded with sounds: car horns, crosswalk signals, emergency vehicle sirens—not to mention people talking on their phones and those ubiquitous text notifications. Not ...

A Japanese-style school lunch program tackles childhood nutrition in Vietnam

Nearly half a century on from the end of the Vietnam War, life for ordinary Vietnamese has arguably never been better. The economy is booming, ...

Tracking By Old Couple

Never too late to improve QOL: fighting muscle loss

Japan’s average life expectancy at birth is 83.7 years—the highest in the world! The main reasons are thought to be a lifestyle that includes more ...

Enjoying longevity: umami helps seniors eat better

Food is one of life’s great pleasures. For millennia, young and old, families and friends, have gathered around communal tables spread with delicacies to celebrate ...