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Smart Snacks in School initiative announced by the USDA

Smart Snacks in School initiative announced by the USDA | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com followed the first phase of the new USDA school cafeteria standards last summer, as public schools throughout the United States revamped their men
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Child nutrition initiatives are on the rise. Find out what more about the new USDA program “Smart Snacks!” 

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Can your heart suffer from your soda consumption?

Can your heart suffer from your soda consumption? | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Today, FoodFacts.com learned that it very well could … especially if soda is the only liquid you choose to consume every single day for sixteen years. A wo
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Preventing heart disease can be as simple as replacing your soda intake with water. Find out how excessive soda consumption can be detrimental! 

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The right nutritional beginning can be kind to your heart

The right nutritional beginning can be kind to your heart | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Everyone in the FoodFacts.com community knows that we’ve always advocated for the healthiest possible start for our children. With childhood obesity on the ri
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A healthy start may be the key to preventing heart disease later on! 

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AMA now classifies obesity as a disease in the U.S.

AMA now classifies obesity as a disease in the U.S. | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com listened intently, along with the rest of the country today, as we learned that the American Medical Association formally voted to classify obesit
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Obesity is officially classified as a disease. Find out what positive health changes this could bring! 

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Proposed ban on large-sized sugar-sweetened beverages may impact our population in a positive way

Proposed ban on large-sized sugar-sweetened beverages may impact our population in a positive way | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com has been following the proposed ban on the sale of large-sized sugary beverages in New York and bringing our community any news we can find on thi
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Banning Americans from drinking their calories in sugar? Find out how this could benefit our overall health! 

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Too much sugar spells trouble for your heart

Too much sugar spells trouble for your heart | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com understands that there are so many health concerns that come from the consumption of excessive amounts of sugar. It’s so important for all of us
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Can your sweet tooth be a risk for your heart health? Find out how sugar can increase the chances  of heart disease. 

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Eliana Salber's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:29 PM

5 millones sufren en USA del corazón anualmente

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Foodfacts.com - Find out what's REALLY in your food. - Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)

Foodfacts: Find out what's REALLY in your food. Find nutritional information on food allergies, ingredients, calories, diet and more.
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Just because the label doesn’t say “MSG” doesn’t mean it’s not still in the product! 

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FOOD SERVICES NO.1 TESTING/CERTIFICATION/INSPEC/ GIREESAN's curator insight, June 27, 2015 4:44 AM
Foodfacts: Find out what's REALLY in your food. Find nutritional information on food allergies, ingredients, calories, diet and more.
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Undeclared Allergens, Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes led reported food safety incidences in 2012

Undeclared Allergens, Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes led reported food safety incidences in 2012 | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
There’s so much to be concerned about with the safety of our food supply. FoodFacts.com is always educating our community about different issues surrounding t
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What are the three major sources of foodborne illness? Find out what foods we should be extra cautious with. 

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Eat your colors and reduce your risk of breast cancer

Eat your colors and reduce your risk of breast cancer | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. FoodFacts.com has always felt that Hippocrates had the right idea! We’re always thrilled to learn about how
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How can eating a variety of colors help reduce the risk of breast cancer? 

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

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Label reading 101…Look out for these controversial food additives! 

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Congratulations Connecticut!

Congratulations Connecticut! | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com wants to extend our congratulations to the state of Connecticut for becoming the first state in the U.S. to officially pass a law requiring the la
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Connecticut is the first state to pass a law requiring GMO foods to be labeled! 

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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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Obesity linked to overeating in infancy

Obesity linked to overeating in infancy | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com is continually seeking out any new information available regarding the worldwide obesity epidemic, how it affects our population, what its causes
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Feeding patterns in infanncy may affect your child's health later on! 

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Is junk food consumption an actual addiction?

Is junk food consumption an actual addiction? | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
There are so many processed food products available today that FoodFacts.com understands how difficult it is for many consumers to avoid them. Sometimes even pr
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Processed food has been proven to contain certain addicting ingredients. Find out what these are and how to avoid them. 

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Add walnuts to your healthy diet and you may reduce your risk of heart disease

Add walnuts to your healthy diet and you may reduce your risk of heart disease | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
How many interesting and flavorful ways can you find to add walnuts to your diet? FoodFacts.com can think of quite a few: add them to cold or hot cereals, top y
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Use this delicious snack to fight cardiovascular disease! 

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New Study Links Fructose to Liver Damage

New Study Links Fructose to Liver Damage | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
There’s been so much news about added sugars and obesity recently. FoodFacts.com has been encouraged by the incredible number of studies being released talkin
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Here’s another reason to read labels and keep tabs on your fructose intake! 

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Michelle Regan Coleman's comment, August 5, 2013 12:10 PM
we almost don't have a choice when everything contains HFCS that comes from GMO corn.
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Getting under the skin of blood pressure regulation

Getting under the skin of blood pressure regulation | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com has been keeping our community up to date about controversies surrounding sodium levels. While it appears that we consume far too much salt on a d
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New findings on blood pressure regulation! What’s skin got to do with it? 

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Foodfacts: You Won’t Believe What the Ingredients on the Label Really Are! (One is Bug Juice) | Mom Must Read

Foodfacts: You Won’t Believe What the Ingredients on the Label Really Are! (One is Bug Juice) | Mom Must Read | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
I just learned something from the wildly intelligent creators of the Foodfacts website. You know how jellybeans have that shiny finish? To achieve that pretty
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Check out our interview with Parents.com!

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Surprising insight into where Americans’ calories come from

Surprising insight into where Americans’ calories come from | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com is always bringing important information to our community regarding the differences in nutritional quality for all kinds of food products. We’re
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What types of restaurants do you blame for the obesity epidemic? Find out where our calories are REALLY coming from!

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Prostate cancer survival rates improved with simple dietary changes

Prostate cancer survival rates improved with simple dietary changes | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
The FoodFacts.com community knows how happy we are to read about how diet can improve our health – and most especially make differences in our health challeng
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“Let food be your medicine…” A healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and help you live longer! 

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Foodfacts.com - Find out what's REALLY in your food. - Natural Flavoring

Foodfacts: Find out what's REALLY in your food. Find nutritional information on food allergies, ingredients, calories, diet and more.
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Don’t be food by the term “natural flavoring”…Find out why this ingredient should be avoided! 

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Eat your colors and reduce your risk of breast cancer

Eat your colors and reduce your risk of breast cancer | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food. FoodFacts.com has always felt that Hippocrates had the right idea! We’re always thrilled to learn about how
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Congratulations Connecticut!

Congratulations Connecticut! | Nutrition, Allergen and Ingredient News and Information | Scoop.it
FoodFacts.com wants to extend our congratulations to the state of Connecticut for becoming the first state in the U.S. to officially pass a law requiring the la
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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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Foodfacts.com - Find out what's REALLY in your food. - Trans Fat

Foodfacts: Find out what's REALLY in your food. Find nutritional information on food allergies, ingredients, calories, diet and more.
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What foods is trans fat hiding in? Find out how trans fat affects your body and how to avoid it! 

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