Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nutrition Labels Aimed to Dupe Consumers—And How to Tell What You’re Really Eating

My Well-Being Powered by Humana Launches “Get Moving Challenge” 30-Day Fitness and Nutrition Program in September

Diane Cary still chuckles when she remembers the scene she witnessed in a supermarket cereal aisle. A mother and her child were haggling over which cereal to get. The mother insisted on Grape Nuts because she felt it was healthy, but the kid desperately wanted Count Chocula. Exasperated, the mom put both boxes side-by-side and proposed they review the nutrition labels and buy the more nutritious of the two. When Cary passed the family again in another aisle, they had two boxes of Count Chocula in their cart.
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Whole Soul Nutrition Launches Healthy Choices for Kids

Gaspari Nutrition products are prevalent in Vitamin Shoppe stores throughout the country. For the past decade Gaspari Nutrition has seen tremendous growth in Vitamin Shoppe. Vitamin Shoppe itself is enjoying expansion into Canada as well as in the northwest since acquiring Super Supplements. For the latest news regarding Gaspari Nutrition, follow them on Twitter (@TeamGaspari) and Facebook .
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Whole Soul Nutrition is committed to help tackle childhood obesity and the threat it poses to the health of our nation’s children and adolescents. Among the schools that will be participating in the Healthy Choices for Kids program are Drummond Montessori School (Chicago); Mildred I. Lavizzo Elementary School (Chicago); Moos Elementary School (Chicago); Mother Teresa Catholic Academy (Chicago); Nightingale Middle School (Los Angeles); Outreach Exceptional Learning Academy (Chicago); Pass It On Academy (Chicago); St. Pauls Lutheran School (Chicago); and William T.
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Gaspari Nutrition Impresses at Vitamin Shoppe Conference, Looks to Take Next Step with Vendor

The challenge, which begins on September 1, features 30 days of activities, including: 10-minute fitness videos healthy recipes step-by-step exercises and wellness tips The program will include several features to help simplify the healthy living process. Each participant will receive their own personalized online dashboard with day-by-day challenges and a progress tracker to mark their performance. Challenges can also be received via email as a helpful reminder during busy schedules. Participants can also interact with other users by commenting on the platform, sharing on social media and interacting with My Well-Beings Fitness Expert, Kori McBride. While the Get Moving Challenge launches September 1st, participants can join the challenge at any time at mywell-being.com/GetMovingChallenge . The Get Moving Challenge brings a great new experience to the My Well-Being Powered by Humana program, said Bruce Feinstein, Marketing Director at Humana.
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Hair loss… on a woman? It’s happening to increasing numbers of us – and it eats away at your femininity like an acid

Hair Expert and Author Toni Love Presents Third Annual Toni Love Hair Loss and Business Conference

My smile is big and my make-up perfect but, as always, my thin hair and 4in bald patch spoil my look. I started life with hair so bushy my father used to say I looked like the American comedian Harpo Marx. But in the Seventies – when I was 16 and long, straight hair was in fashion – I took the fateful step of having it straightened at a local salon. Bald truth: Wendy today, left, and right, after hair transplant surgery seven years ago I had a terrible reaction to the chemicals they used, suddenly feeling as if my scalp was on fire. My hair fell out in big clumps, leaving it thin and sparse, and I was horrified to be told the damage was irreversible. I spent a fortune consulting a trichologist, who informed me the hair-straightening debacle had triggered pattern baldness. I’d inherited the risk of this from my father, who was balding by the age of 25.
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Hair Loss – Home Treatment

The conference will specifically address issues concerning hair loss and baldness, a matter that affects millions of people regardless of age, race and gender. Though hair loss disease is not life threatening, The American Hair Loss Association has recognized that hair loss is a serious life altering condition that can no longer be ignored by the medical community and society as a whole. The Toni Love Hair Loss and Business Conference will offer sessions for hair professionals covering topics that include bridging the gap between dermatology and cosmetology; learning how to develop relationships with doctors;interlocking hair extensions and covering bald spots without braids and glue; starting a business, the steps for setting up a hair loss center and more. “I am passionate about hair,” reveals Toni. “Whether you are a man or a woman, hair is our crowning glory. I am driven to infuse hair professionals with the proper tools, education and just as important, the mind set, to handle issues of hair loss with their clients. The Hair Loss and Business Conference is a two day intensive that is loaded with valuable information, insight and perspective.” With over 20 years in the hair industry, Toni Love’s Hair Loss and Business Conference is just one of the many assets which continue to propel her legacy as a definitive hair expert.
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Wendy pictured with her hair piece

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Female Hair Loss Tackled Ahead of Autumn Party Season

This may be easier for women because inherited hair loss ( androgenetic alopecia ) causes a general thinning that is usually not as severe as it is in men. Hair sprays, dyes, and perms can help make the hair appear fuller. In women with inherited hair loss, hair care and the occasional use of grooming products, hair sprays, hair color, teasing, permanents, or frequent washing will not increase hair loss. But if your hair loss is caused by hair care, then perms and dyes may contribute to more hair loss. Recommended Related to Hair Loss See All Male Pattern Baldness Topics
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Health Beauty Awards: 13 best makeup products

After months of slathering and lathering, Health editors and a team of pros picked their absolute favorite beauty products for the face, body, makeup, nails, and hair. We selected a total of 45 amazing beauty buys, which aim high, keep it simple, and totally deliver. Here are our favorite makeup products. Bronzer It comes in 12 pretty shades and is packed with jojoba and botanical oils. Gerstein loves that this gloss leaves lips hydrated, smooth and shinynot tacky or goopy. BB cream This does everything but apply itselfit hydrates, evens tone and helps control shine throughout the day, a bonus you wont find in most other BBs, notes Gerstein. Lipstick Revlon ColorStay Ultimate Suede Lipstick ($10; at mass retailers) My lips held the color from my morning application straight through happy hour without cracking, says beauty blogger Polly Blitzer. The shea butter, vitamin E and aloe keep lips velvety, so you avoid the usual drying effects of longwear lipsticks.
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ESSAY; When ‘Health’ Supplements May Do Harm

The 2001 clinical trial, sponsored by the National Eye Institute , also found that taking these supplements reduced the risk of vision loss caused by advanced age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, by about 19 percent. Supplements Still No Magic Bullet for Eye Health However, there is no evidence from this study to suggest that taking nutritional supplements can prevent people who currently do not have vision problems from getting AMD in the future, said Dr. Emily Chew, deputy director of the Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Research at the National Eye Institute, and a lead researcher in the AREDS study. According to the study, 50 milligrams daily of beta carotene, 500 milligrams daily of vitamin C, 400 international units of vitamin E, and 80 milligrams of zinc were found to be effective doses of each supplement. In general, many eye health experts may recommend supplements only for those who already experience specific types of vision loss, said Dr. Penny Asbell, director of the Cornea Service and Refractive Surgery Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. For example, according to Asbell, supplements may have more benefit to those who suffer from dry age-related macular degeneration, a less severe form of AMD, because of the slower progression of vision loss, rather than the more severe wet AMD.
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Truth Squad: Supplements for Eye Health

Others were from crushed bacteria. I thanked the clerk for spending the time to educate me. Conventional medical education and treatment guidelines discourage the use of vitamins and supplements as therapeutics for heart disease, largely because they have not been shown to have any benefit. Interestingly, while diets emphasizing foods rich in certain vitamins correlate with improved cardiovascular and cancer risks, the pill forms of these same nutrients have proved to be no more effective than placebos. In some studies, the vitamins have proved to be worse than placebos, while in other trials, combinations of vitamins have actually reduced the benefits of proven treatments. Nonetheless, the appeal of supplement medications is understandable, especially when the costs, complexity and publicized risks of prescription medications are all on the rise.
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New Low Cost Prenatal Vitamins with DHA Are Popular for Expecting Mothers on a Budget

There is a great deal of excitement brewing around a new program from Pharmics that helps expecting mothers to buy supplements they need such as gentle iron at a lower cost. The company has been offering specialty supplements for many years, such as non-constipating iron that is fantastic for healthy digestion. Beyond the specialized nature of their products, they also endeavor to provide low cost solutions and bulk pricing for those who need good health on a budget. This has created a great deal of satisfaction for those families who absolutely need these daily regimens for their wellbeing. How can someone receive the discount pricing and when does it expire? At this time, there are no special requirements to enjoy discount prices on prenatal vitamins with DHA and other products from Pharmics.
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UNICEF advises Kazakhstan to add iodine and vitamins to flour

He also advised to add iodine to food. Kazakhstan already does that, but we have to achieve a 100 percent coverage. This would help improve fetal development during pregnancies and add 10 extra IQ points for the babies. Children would be growing more healthy. “Children under 5 should take vitamin A in velum, except for children under 6 months old who get their immunity from beast milk. This would make children healthier and reduce child mortality rate.
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Green Coffee [LOVE]Weight Loss For Those Not Happy With Overweight!Side Effects Revealed [Shocking Facts Exposed!USA Diet♥Triål+] ¦VHY¦

I applied online for a bottle of Green Coffee Optimum is one of the most credible and trustworthy diet supplement suppliers on the market. It included a 100% Money Back Gurantee of the product and it did not try to fool me into agreeing to additional hidden offers like many more others. Another reason why I chose Green Coffee Beans is because it is the most concentrated and purest Green Coffee on the market. This would give me the most accurate results for my test. Even after pouring though mountains of research. While I had an educated opinion, I still had no personal proof that The Green Coffee Bean option was worth the time. So, with my editors blessing, I decided to go out and put the product to the test myself.
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Weight loss tips from the doctor who did it

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LA Weight Loss has developed a line of weight- loss products offering the latest in weight-loss science and pharmaceutical advancements. Take full control of weight loss and make sure the body is getting what it needs to run at full steam with LA Weight Loss SmartTrim Nutritionals. “Many diets fail to take into account the way our bodies function as well as our lifestyle habits,” said Caroline Kolompar, Chief Marketing Officer at LA Weight Loss. ” LA Weight Loss is proven to work with your bodys natural processes for quick and consistent weight-loss results.” About LA Weight Loss Since 1997, LA Weight Loss has helped millions of people reach their long-term weight loss goals.
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LA Weight Loss Offers New Tips for Weight Loss

Hes shed the weight and kept it off. But the transformation has been greater than that. Hes confident and happy, and the programme has also given him what he describes as a new found sense of freedom. Its the freedom to know that, when confronted with a challenge – whether thats a huge flight of stairs at a Tube station or a difficult problem at work- he has the wherewithal to overcome it. Theres a natural process that happens when you start challenging your previous beliefs, he says. One of the beliefs I had from before was that I couldnt do more than ten push ups in a row.
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