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  WHO | Nutrition
Nutrition is an input to and foundation for health and development.
Better nutrition is a prime entry point to ending poverty and a milestone to achieving better quality of life.
WHO has traditionally focused on the vast magnitude of the many forms of nutritional deficiency, along with their associated mortality and morbidity in infants, young children and mothers.
www.who.int /nutrition/en   (267 words)

  
  Nutrition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nutrition is a science which studies the relationship between diet and states of health and disease.
Nutrition is the body of science that seeks to explain metabolic and physiologic responses to diet.
There is no apparent consistency in science-based nutritional recommendations between countries, indicating the role of politics as well as cultural bias in research emphasis and interpretation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nutrition   (6209 words)

  
 NUTRITION LABELING
The Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990 (NLEA) provides FDA with specific authority to require nutrition labeling of most foods regulated by the Agency; and to require that all nutrient content claims (i.e., 'high fiber', 'low fat', etc.) and health claims be consistent with agency regulations.
Nutrition information may be provided per serving for individual foods in the package or as a composite for "reasonable categories" of foods that have similar nutritional profiles and dietary uses.
The nutrition information may be presented in a separate nutrition label for each language, or in one label with the second language; with a translation of all required information following that in English.
www.fda.gov /ora/inspect_ref/igs/nleatxt.html   (7195 words)

  
 Nutrition Supplement - Discount Nutrition Supplement
Nutrition supplements when combined with diet and exercise can help you achieve your goals faster than just diet and exercise alone.
A wide variety of nutrition supplements are available for weight loss, body building, dieting, stress, energy, and many more.
Vitamin E is said to progress healing and reduce scars.
www.nutrition-supplement.net   (176 words)

  
 Nutrition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Nutrition is essential for growth and development, health, and well-being.
Dietary factors are associated with 4 of the 10 leading causes of death among women: coronary heart disease, some types of cancer, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.
The RDA of iron for postmenopausal women is 10 milligrams; women of childbearing age (11 to 50 years) as well as nursing mothers require 15 milligrams, and pregnant women 30 milligrams.
www.4woman.gov /pub/steps/Nutrition.htm   (1661 words)

  
 HSPH: Department of Nutrition
Nutrition policy and the evaluation of nutritional interventions are long-standing interests of the department, particularly as they concern the populations of Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the United States.
The overall objective of the nutritional epidemiology concentration is to enable students to investigate relationships between diet and disease.
For the nutritional epidemiology concentration, one of the two required minors must be in epidemiology; for the public health nutrition concentration, students complete one minor in quantitative methods (biostatistics or epidemiology) and one minor in a behavioral science relevant to the development of public health programs and policies (for example, society, human development, and health).
www.hsph.harvard.edu /Academics/nutr   (776 words)

  
 :: Nutrition ::
Minerals at the same time are inorganic substances that must be included in adequate amounts in a women’s diet to maintain a number of vital functions and body processes, such as regulation of heart-beat, transportation of oxygen to every cells, formation of hemoglobin, the building and maintenance of strong bones and teeth and muscle contraction.
The growth and well being of the fetus is dependent upon the health and nutrition of the mother (not the father!) because she is both the seed as well as the soil where the baby is nurtured for 9 months.
Adequate nutrition and health care during the crucial and vulnerable period of childhood is associated with flowering of their full genetic potential in the areas of physical health, mental development and emotional maturity.
www.womenfitness.net /programs/nutrition/contents.htm   (1747 words)

  
 Nutrition Source, Harvard School of Public Health
Welcome to the Nutrition Source, a Web site maintained by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health.
The aim of the Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Source is to provide timely information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public.
HSPH Nutrition Expert Calls for Hospital and Government Cafeterias to Serve Healthier, Trans Fat-Free Foods -- response to survey finding that top hospitals use trans fats in their cafeterias, February 6, 2006.
www.hsph.harvard.edu /nutritionsource   (493 words)

  
 Nutrition Guide for your Child at Keep Kids Healthy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Guidelines for parents and health professionals to identify and manage risk factors children can have that will increase their risk of having heart disease as an adult.
Books with parenting advice on discipline, nutrition and safety, childrens medical information, plus childrens books, advice magazines, and more from our affiliates for your kids.
It is meant to be a general guide to daily food choices, with an emphasis on the five major food groups, all of which are required for good health.
www.keepkidshealthy.com /nutrition/index.html   (478 words)

  
 Nutrition Section @ Chiro.Org
Nutritional deficiencies can impede wound healing, and several nutritional factors required for wound repair may improve healing time and wound outcome.
Nutrition or health often were meager portions if they were served at all.
The good news is that supportive nutrition therapy can significantly increase cancer patients' quality and length of life and improve their chances for a complete remission.
www.chiro.org /nutrition/index.shtml   (3401 words)

  
 UNICEF - Nutrition - Introduction
Proper nutrition is a powerful good: people who are well-fed are generally healthy.
A family’s nutritional security depends not only on wholesome food, but also on food storage, preparation and feeding, micronutrients, basic health services, safe water and sanitation, and good hygiene.
For infants and young children, nutritional security also means immediate skin-to-skin proceeding to breastfeeding at birth, exclusive breastfeeding from birth to six months, and continued breastfeeding for two years or longer with age-appropriate complementary feeding to sustain growth and development.
www.unicef.org /nutrition/index.html   (245 words)

  
 Nutrition: Home | DNPA | CDC
Good nutrition is vital to good health, disease prevention, and essential for healthy growth and development of children and adolescents.
While you know it is important to eat a healthy diet, it isn’t always easy to sort through all of the information available about nutrition and food choices.
Nutrition Resources for the Professional is a comprehensive collection of resources designed to assist health professionals working in areas of nutrition, health promotion, and disease prevention.
www.cdc.gov /nccdphp/dnpa/nutrition/index.htm   (370 words)

  
 Nutrition - Learning Support (CA Dept of Education)
Resources and information related to child nutrition, nutrition education, food distribution programs, and the Child Nutrition and Physical Activity Advisory Council.
Education and training information for child nutrition professionals in school food service, nutrition, and food safety.
Information about improving nutrition and establishing healthy eating habits in school, child care, adult, and after school settings.
www.cde.ca.gov /ls/nu   (238 words)

  
 MedlinePlus: Nutrition
The primary NIH organization for research on Nutrition is the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health(American Academy of Family Physicians)
Nutrition Facts Label(Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition) - Links to PDF
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/nutrition.html   (514 words)

  
 Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health -- familydoctor.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Good nutrition is one of the keys to good health.
Nutrition tips from different sources can sometimes conflict with each other.
Balanced nutrition and regular exercise are good for your health even if your weight never changes.
familydoctor.org /369.xml   (816 words)

  
 Nutrition and Healthy Diet Tips on MedicineNet.com
"The Nutrition Facts label is an important tool that gives guidance for making these choices," she says.
Older people are most likely to improve their eating habits, but nutrition is important for people of all ages, says Walter Willet, M.D., chairman of the nutrition department at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Nutrition - Healthy nutrition is an important part of disease prevention.
www.medicinenet.com /nutrition/article.htm   (820 words)

  
 AoA Homepage > Elders & Families > Nutrition
I am pleased to be partnering with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Food and Drug Administration in a variety of ways to help older adults remain healthy and active.
This month we are partnering with FDA to share valuable nutrition information with you as we celebrate National Nutrition Month®.
We look forward to continuing to work with you and hope that you will find these nutrition brochures useful to your organization in promoting the health and independence of older Americans.
www.aoa.gov /eldfam/Nutrition/Nutrition.asp   (488 words)

  
 Nutrition and Physical Activity | DNPA | CDC
The searchable Inventory of Qualitative Research for Nutrition and Physical Activity provides basic information about qualitative studies that have been conducted in the fields of nutrition, physical activity, and other related fields.
CDC's Nutrition and Physical Activity Program is pleased to announce a searchable database of state nutrition and physical activity legislative bills.
The Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS) and the Pregnancy Surveillance System (PNSS) are program-based surveillance systems that monitor the nutritional status of low-income infants, children, and women in federally funded maternal and child health programs.
www.cdc.gov /nccdphp/dnpa   (744 words)

  
 Arby's Nutrition
We offer this nutrition and ingredient guide to help you make the proper choices for your dietary needs.
Menu items and nutrition information displayed at www.arbys.com may vary from those presented in our stores based on differences in product offerings, regional variability and individual unit compliance with Arby’s standard operating procedures.
Nutrition information on Arby’s products is based on current laboratory and calculated analysis of Arby’s ingredients, using results from sources such as independent laboratory analyses, Genesis Nutrition and Diet Software, supplier information, and USDA Handbook #8.
www.arbys.com /nutrition   (329 words)

  
 US FDA/CFSAN: Food Labeling Overview
Food labeling is required for most prepared foods, such as breads, cereals, canned and frozen foods, snacks, desserts, drinks, etc. Nutrition labeling for raw produce (fruits and vegetables) and fish is voluntary.
Such foods are regulated by FDA under the authority of the Federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act, even though they are not specifically defined by law.
Food Labeling; Guidelines for Voluntary Nutrition Labeling of Raw Fruits, Vegetables, and Fish; Identification of the 20 Most Frequently Consumed Raw Fruits, Vegetables, and Fish; Reopening of the Comment Period April 4, 2005
vm.cfsan.fda.gov /label.html   (533 words)

  
 Nutrition and Medicine: Nutrition Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
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www.sportsnutritionandmedicine.com /2005/09/nutrition-encyclopedia.php   (81 words)

  
 Seven diet sins and tips for better nutrition.
Believing everything you read about nutrition and weight loss.
By all standards, you're certain your nutrition report card should be filled with straight A's.
But before you start pasting gold stars onto your refrigerator door, take heed: Nutrition experts say most of us think we are eating a lot better than we actually are.
onhealth.webmd.com /diet_and_nutrition_tips/article.htm   (489 words)

  
 Nutrition Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A term developed by manufacturers to describe the carbohydrates that have a significant impact on blood sugar levels.
While there is no regulatory definition of this term, it is generally calculated by subtracting the grams of "dietary fiber" from the "total carbohydrates" on the nutrition label.
Although dietary fiber is a carbohydrate, it can't be broken down into sugar molecules, and so passes through the body mostly undigested.
www.foodfit.com /misc/encyclopedia.html   (1653 words)

  
 Nutrition & Recipes - American Diabetes Association
People with diabetes have the same nutritional needs as anyone else.
Along with exercise and medications (insulin or oral diabetes pills), nutrition is important for good diabetes control.
101 Nutrition Tips for People with Diabetes gives you handy tips on meal planning, general nutrition, managing medication and meals, shopping and cooking, weight-loss, and more.
www.diabetes.org /nutrition-and-recipes/nutrition/overview.jsp   (330 words)

  
 Nutrition 21 Information | Business.com
The Group's principal activity is to develop and market innovative chromium based nutrition products for use in improving the structure or function of the body.
The products are used as Ingredients in nutritional supplements.
Find information on Nutrition 21, Inc. with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.
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