Nutrition

THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it's not just their low nutritional value that's a problem

THE CONVERSATION: Ultra-processed foods: it’s not just their low nutritional value that’s a problem

Ultra-processed foods are concoctions of various industrial ingredients (such as emulsifiers, thickeners, and artificial flavors), blended into food products through a series of manufacturing processes. Sugary drinks and many breakfast cereals are ultra-processed foods, as are more recent innovations, such as so-called “plant-based” burgers, which are typically made with protein isolates and other chemicals to …

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West Ham’s Matt Jones offers insight into nutrition at a Premier League club

When Matt Jones tore his cruciate ligament twice before the age of 20, any hope of a career as an elite athlete was dashed. Luckily for him, the silver lining was right in front of his eyes. The industry was not cut off from him forever. “During the second recovery period, I started reading about …

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Why the White House wants to put nutrition labels on the front of food packages

Why the White House wants to put nutrition labels on the front of food packages

The White House is offering pilot programs for Medicare to cover medically appropriate meals — like the ones in this file photo — as well as nutrition and obesity counseling. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption toggle caption Charles Krupa/AP The White House is offering pilot programs for Medicare to cover medically appropriate meals — like the …

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How Low Carb Can Increase Aerobic Capacity: The Glycogen Threshold - PezCycling News

How Low Carb Can Increase Aerobic Capacity: The Glycogen Threshold – PezCycling News

We often discuss concepts like aerobic threshold, anaerobic threshold, lactate threshold, etc. But have you heard of the glycogen threshold? To put it simply, low availability of carbohydrates in your muscles can serve as strong signals to increase the aerobic capacity of your muscles. Hello everyone, welcome to autumn! Hope you had a great summer …

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The White House organizes a conference on nutrition and hunger

The White House organizes a conference on nutrition and hunger

The White House is hosting a day-long conference this week to consider new proposals to address food insecurity and diet-related chronic diseases. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: The White House is hosting a day-long conference on nutrition and hunger this week. This comes at a time when diet-related chronic diseases are one of the leading causes of …

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