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The tremendous importance of food allergy awareness

The tremendous importance of food allergy awareness | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com wanted to devote this blog post in honor of 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi who tragically died on Saturday, July 27th from a severe allergic reaction
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This tragic story warns us that we can never be too careful when it comes to allergens. 

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Dallas Allergy Immunology's curator insight, January 7, 12:07 PM

It is critical parents make people and schools aware of your child's food allergy. 

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Make sure you’re eating enough iron-rich foods and you may lower your risk of dementia

Make sure you’re eating enough iron-rich foods and you may lower your risk of dementia | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Many of us here at FoodFacts.com are old enough to remember Popeye the Sailor Man pretty well. For those that don’t, Popeye would sing, “I’m strong to the
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New studies show that a diet low in iron may lead to even more than anemia. Find out the dangers of neglecting this important mineral. 

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Make sure you’re eating enough iron-rich foods and you may lower your risk of dementia

Make sure you’re eating enough iron-rich foods and you may lower your risk of dementia | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Many of us here at FoodFacts.com are old enough to remember Popeye the Sailor Man pretty well. For those that don’t, Popeye would sing, “I’m strong to the
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New studies show that a diet low in iron may lead to even more than anemia. Find out the dangers of neglecting this important mineral. 

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vince tracy's curator insight, August 8, 2013 3:31 PM

remember the importnce of the word 'might'....

vince tracy's comment, August 15, 2013 2:34 PM
This really is important and follows are parents maxim 2Eat your greens!"
Sandy Williams Spencer's comment, August 15, 2013 2:52 PM
Yep. Since starting the Atkins diet, I'm loving those greens again.
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Can water boost brain performance?

Can water boost brain performance? | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
The FoodFacts.com community is comprised of nutritionally savvy, food-aware individuals who pride themselves on remaining educated about the foods and beverages
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Water is the most important nutrient we consume. Here’s another reason to get your eight glasses per day! 

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Are you getting enough Vitamin D?

Are you getting enough Vitamin D? | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com has been reporting on new research concerning Vitamin D deficiencies consistently throughout the last year. It appears that many in our population
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Vitamin D deficiency is on the rise. Learn more about how the sunshine vitamin is important for your body’s functioning! 

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Pre-natal mercury exposure and autism link refuted

Pre-natal mercury exposure and autism link refuted | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com is well aware that for years, expectant mothers have been advised to avoid consuming fish with low levels of mercury. There’s been a concern tha
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Attention all mothers and mothers-to-be: no longer will you have to avoid omega-3-packed fish due to mercury levels! 

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Foodfacts.com - Find out what's REALLY in your food. - Food Additives

Foodfacts: Find out what's REALLY in your food. Find nutritional information on food allergies, ingredients, calories, diet and more.
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Label reading 101…Look out for these controversial food additives! 

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Lower your risk of memory loss, commit to a healthy lifestyle

Lower your risk of memory loss, commit to a healthy lifestyle | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com’s mission is to educate consumers about what’s really in the food products available on our grocery shelves. We take great care to inform our
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Forget where you left those car keys? Improving memory can be as simple as making small lifestyle changes! 

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New FDA rules standardize and define “gluten-free” food labeling

New FDA rules standardize  and define “gluten-free” food labeling | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com knows that many in our community suffer with celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten. Those members actively seek to avoid food products contain
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Managing celiac disease just got a lot easier thanks to the FDA’s new regulation on “gluten-free” labels! 

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Sleep well and make better food choices

Sleep well and make better food choices | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com spends a lot of time advocating for nutritional awareness. The more educated consumers become, the more conscious they will be regarding their foo
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We all know the importance of sleep, but did you know that even one sleepless night could lead to poor food choices the next day? 

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New FDA rules standardize and define “gluten-free” food labeling

New FDA rules standardize  and define “gluten-free” food labeling | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com knows that many in our community suffer with celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten. Those members actively seek to avoid food products contain
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Managing celiac disease just got a lot easier thanks to the FDA’s new regulation on “gluten-free” labels! 

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The sugary beverage debate continues … would taxing sugar-sweetened drinks help the obesity crisis?

The sugary beverage debate continues … would taxing sugar-sweetened drinks help the obesity crisis? | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Yesterday, FoodFacts.com noted that the New York State Supreme Court upheld the ruling against the mayor’s proposed ban on sugar-sweetened beverages. The cour
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Will taxing sugar-sweetened beverages help the obesity epidemic? 

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EFSA reports that food is the main source of BPA exposure

EFSA reports that food is the main source of BPA exposure | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com knows that our community is educated about and very aware of the presence of BPA in plastics and canned food products. BPA (Bisphenol A) is used t
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You may have heard of BPA being used in plastic packaging, but did you know that food is the main source of this harmful chemical? 

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Too much of a good thing? Antioxidants and the cardiovascular benefits of exercise.

Too much of a good thing? Antioxidants and the cardiovascular benefits of exercise. | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com has always included information in our blog posts about the benefits of the antioxidants found in natural, fresh fruits and vegetables. There have
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Could too much of a good thing actually be detrimental to our health? New studies on the interaction between antioxidants and exercise prove that this may be true. 

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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, August 25, 2013 2:11 PM

The age old roman saying comes to mind: "Everything in moderation" except love - that's added by me.

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9-year old calls out McDonald’s CEO, tells him his company is tricking kids

9-year old calls out McDonald’s CEO, tells him his company is tricking kids | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com loves hearing stories about consumers making a real difference in the issues surrounding our food supply. We applaud nutritionally-conscious consu
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Even children are becoming aware of the difference between nutritional food and junk food. Read more about a 9-year-old who is standing up for her generation’s health! 

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