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Monday, August 5, 2013 | SCAN Member News
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession through research, education, and advocacy. Public policy and advocacy are core functions of the Academy and are critical to achieving the mission, vision, goals and strategies outlined in the Strategic Plan Roadmap. Public policy significantly influences and forms the public image of the Academy and that of the dietetics profession. Continue Reading
SCAN Member News
- 2/10/2013 | Protein needs of older adults - Seacoastonline.com
By boosting lean protein sources at meals and around exercise as part of a balanced healthy diet, older adults can enhance muscle mass and related health concerns. Pam Stuppy, MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a registered, licensed dietitian with nutrition ... Continue Reading
- 1/25/2013 | Top 10 Nutrition and Exercise Tips Presentation March 5 in Incline Village - YubaNet (press release)
Join Registered Dietitian Jill Whisler and Exercise Physiologist Wendy Buchanan for the top ten nutrition and exercise tips for peak performance and health. Jill and Wendy are with the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance. They offer a number ... Continue Reading
- 1/18/2013 | OSU to Host Food, Nutrition and Health Conference - The Lund Report
Health. The goals of this annual conference are to provide updates on the latest research and address critical issues in nutrition and healthy eating. The target audience is dietitians, nutrition educators and health professionals in preventive and ... Continue Reading
Cardiovascular Health--Pub Med
- 5/10/2014 | Fish Consumption and Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Meta-Analysis.
- 5/10/2014 | Experiences and perceptions about cause and prevention of cardiovascular disease among people with cardiometabolic conditions: findings of in-depth interviews from a peri-urban Nepalese community.
- 5/10/2014 | The composition and metabolism of large and small LDL.
Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders--Pub Med
- 5/10/2014 | Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa: brains, bones and breeding.
- 5/10/2014 | What is the role of metabolic hormones in taste buds of the tongue.
- 5/10/2014 | Weight at birth and subsequent fecundability: a prospective cohort study.
Sports Nutrition--Pub Med
- 8/1/2014 | Sansum Nutrition for Athletes: Benefits of Beets - Presidio Sports
Research published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has shown that eating cooked beets can acutely improve running performance. After eating 200 grams (7 ounces) of cooked beets, runners ran an average of 3 percent faster. Continue Reading
- 7/31/2014 | Science builds for Chemi Nutra's Mediator Phosphatidic acid ingredient for ... - NutraIngredients-usa.com
Sports nutrition supplements containing phosphatidic acid (PA), a lipid messenger, may stimulate increases in muscle size, lean body mass, and strength, says a new study using Chemi Nutra's Mediator ingredient. Continue Reading
- 5/10/2014 | Exercise, nutrition and the brain.
Wellness & Weight Management--Pub Med
- 5/10/2014 | Maternal history of diabetes is associated with increased cardiometabolic risk in Chinese.
- 5/10/2014 | Lowering dietary glycaemic index through nutrition education among Malaysian women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus.
- 5/10/2014 | Periconception Weight Loss: Common Sense for Mothers, but What about for Babies?
Cardiovascular Health--Google News
- 8/3/2014 | Soy-rich diet before menopause 'could benefit heart health' - Medical News Today
In the US, heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. In 2009, the condition accounted for 1 in 4 female deaths. But a new study suggests that if women adopt a diet rich in soy - particularly before going through menopause - it could benefit ... Continue Reading
- 8/2/2014 | Mediterranean diet with olive oil and nuts is heart healthy - DigiNews
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2014 –A 2013 study in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that a Mediterranean diet supplemented with olive oil and nuts beat out a conventional low fat diet in reducing cardiovascular risk. The health benefits of a ... Continue Reading
- 3/18/2014 | Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate Explained: Fermentation Process Lowers ... - Medical Daily
New research from Louisiana State University offers the first-ever glimpse of the mechanism by which dark chocolate benefits cardiovascular health, a complex biological process that has traditionally been shrouded in mystery. Maria Moore, an ... Continue Reading
Disordered Eating & Eating Disorders--Google News
- 7/24/2014 | Eating disorders seen in primary school children: dietician - ABC Local
Download this mp3 file. Kerryn O'Brien said that whereas eating disorder behaviour is usually first detected in teenage years, it could now be seen in middle and upper primary school children. "Obviously with a lot of these weight issues it's multi ... Continue Reading
- 4/5/2013 | Hope College researcher to examine whether brain circuitry impacts eating ... - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
“There is a very strong relationship between the onset of puberty and eating disorders,” said Fraley, a neuroscientist. “So this research investigates one brain circuitry that overlaps both. If we can understand the circuitry, perhaps we can understand ... Continue Reading
- 3/28/2013 | Dietetics Majors May Be Prone to Eating Disorders - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
Beginning in the mid-1980s, anecdotal and empirical evidence has suggested that there may be a higher prevalence of behaviors and symptoms associated with eating disorders among dietetics and nutrition students. That phenomenon may also exist at ... Continue Reading
Sports Nutrition--Google News
- 7/23/2014 | Managing Nutrition to Maximize Performance - Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Sports nutrition is a science now, but it hasn't always been. Roll back the clock some 40 years to the earliest editions of the Volvo Ocean Race, and sailors could be seen boarding the boats overflowing with boxes of roast beef, baked beans, and beer. Continue Reading
- 3/20/2014 | Health Column: Sports nutrition, muscle function and hormones - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Exercise is the key, but nutrition plays a critical role in making the exercise pay off. This three-part column will show you how to maximize your hormonal systems for the greatest athletic gains, detail the critical elements of sports nutrition and ... Continue Reading
- 2/27/2014 | banned substances - Health24.com
Supplement use should be individual-specific and sport-specific. Certain nutritional supplements, if used correctly, can play a small but important role in enhancing sports performance. However, it is important that the use of nutritional supplements ... Continue Reading
Wellness & Weight Management--Google News
- 3/13/2014 | Happy National Nutrition Month! 6 Simple Tips for a Healthier Eating Lifestyle - Babble
While a bachelor's degree and specific academic achievements must be met, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says that 50% of RDs hold advanced degrees. Some also hold specializations in areas such as sports nutrition, pediatrics, renal disease ... Continue Reading
- 12/20/2013 | How can lack of nutrition cause obesity? - Sun-Sentinel
Your opinions are important to us and other readers. Letters must be signed (no pseudonyms nor initials) and are subject to editing for clarity and length. You must include your e-mail address, address and daytime phone number for verification. Read ... Continue Reading
- 12/19/2013 | Nutrition News: Breakfast boost - Marblehead Reporter
The study, conducted in Tel Aviv and reported in Environmental Nutrition (December 2013) found that timing of caloric intake may greatly impact weight loss and other health factors. The researchers divided 93 obese women into two groups: a big ... Continue Reading