And for some food packages or cans, ingredients labels are in print so tiny that many older adults can’t see the ingredients. The Nutrition Facts label: Consumers usually eat more than one serving because it’s so tiny Two nutrition labeling changes could have the potential to make nutritional content information easier to understand: 1) dual-column information that details single serving and total package nutrition information, and 2) declaring nutritional information for the entire container. Amy M. Lando, MPP, and Serena C.
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Content about Sports nutrition
April 11, 2012 An energy product formulated with Sustamine, an ingredient created by Kyowa Hakko USA, has hit the market. February 2, 2012 A Heisman trophy recipient and National Football League quarterback has inked a deal with an iconic sports drink brand. January 26, 2012 DRS Health introduces line of doctor-recommended supplements DRS Health presented attendees of last week’s ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference with a line of supplements that’s not only doctor-recommended but also doctor-developed. All of the product facings feature a picture of the doctor who helped develop the particular formula. January 26, 2012 Operating out of Syracuse, N.Y., Freeman Formula introduced several sports nutrition products at last week’s ECRM Vitamin, Diet & Sports Nutrition EPPS conference in Atlanta, including a uniquely packaged ready-to-mix meal replacement option branded the Freeman Formula Complete Meal. January 26, 2012 Integrity Health Products is bringing a line of diet aids from Canada, specifically targeting women between the ages of 30 and 50 years, to the U.S.
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Some nutrition and diet studies may overstate results
Studies from 2011 were more likely to overreach than 2001 papers. The overreaching statements included inappropriately describing a correlation as a cause-and-effect relationship and generalizing a study’s claims to large groups of people when the study population was quite different. Although those overstatements may be unintentional, they can distort what doctors, policymakers and the general public know about nutrition, the researchers said. Unfunded studies had more problems than funded studies, regardless of what type of group paid for the study, they found. “Whether it was a private foundation or government entity or for-profit organization, funded studies generally had in our study, less overstatements of results by authors,” Menachemi said.
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