New low-calorie way to cook rice could help cut rising obesity rates

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New low-calorie way to cook rice could help cut rising obesity rates

Scientists have developed a new, simple way to cook rice that could cut the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than half, potentially reducing obesity rates, which is especially important in countries where the food is a staple.
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Survey defines advance practice dietitians, paving way for career path

A nationwide survey of registered dietitian nutritionists is helping to formalize a career path for RDNs seeking more responsibility and autonomy as clinicians. RDNs have long been important members of health care teams, providing counseling and oversight on food and nutrition. RDNs have a wide range of autonomy in clinical settings — from needingSee Original Article

Highly processed foods dominate U. S. grocery purchases

A nation-wide analysis of U.S. grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food we buy, and these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
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Prebiotic shows promise in regulating kids' appetites

The obesity epidemic among children has caused alarm throughout the United States and Canada. Achieving healthy energy intake among this age group is a widespread health concern. A new method of appetite regulation in children was recently investigated.
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