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Background Interest in omega-3 fatty acids can be traced to observational studies of Greenland Inuits conducted in the late 1970s. The low occurrence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in this Eskimo population was attributed to their traditional diet of marine animals and fish.1 Such food sources are...
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The older population is about to "boom" much as they did when entering the world as “babies” some six decades ago.  The first of the “baby boomers” will turn 65 years old in 2011, with the last group turning the same age in 2029.  This means that by 2030, the 65 years and older population is...
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The older population is about to "boom" much as they did when entering the world as “babies” some six decades ago.  The first of the “baby boomers” will turn 65 years old in 2011, with the last group turning the same age in 2029.  This means that by 2030, the 65 years and older population is...
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(Washington, DC, August 18, 2009) —There’s a lot of misinformation brewing about caffeine, particularly when it comes to effects from consuming too many energy drinks or other caffeinated beverages. Some people claim they are “addicted” to caffeine, but experts say caffeine is not an addictive...
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Some consumers have been advised by a healthcare professional to reduce their sodium consumption.  Managing sodium intake can seem daunting, but there are some surprisingly simple ways people can reduce the amount of sodium they consume as part of a healthful diet. Eat more fruits and vegetables. ...
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Some consumers have been advised by a healthcare professional to reduce their sodium consumption.  Managing sodium intake can seem daunting, but there are some surprisingly simple ways people can reduce the amount of sodium they consume as part of a healthful diet. Eat more fruits and vegetables. ...
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The importance of consuming long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), has long been recognized by major international food and nutrition authorities, including the American Heart Association, the American Dietetic...
Data & Survey
2009 Functional Foods/Foods for Health Web Cast On Wednesday, August 12, 2009, the International Food Information Council presented a Web cast to release the findings from the 2009 IFIC Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey. This research study was designed to measure and track...
Data & Survey
 2009 Functional Foods/Foods for Health Web Cast On Wednesday, August 12, 2009, the International Food Information Council presented a Web cast to release the findings from the 2009 IFIC Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey. This research study was designed to measure and...
Data & Survey
2009 Functional Foods/Foods for Health Web Cast On Wednesday, August 12, 2009, the International Food Information Council presented a Web cast to release the findings from the 2009 IFIC Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey. This research study was designed to measure and track...
Data & Survey
 2009 Functional Foods/Foods for Health Web Cast On Wednesday, August 12, 2009, the International Food Information Council presented a Web cast to release the findings from the 2009 IFIC Functional Foods/Foods for Health Consumer Trending Survey. This research study was designed to measure and...

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