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Breakfast Counsel
Health
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 15:02
Everywhere USA, May 2016—While weekend breakfasts are often bigger affairs (and sometimes involve alcohol)—weekdays demand a more utilitarian fare. Most of us are looking for a breakfast that’s quick, transportable and satisfying enough to keep your belly full and mind sharp until lunchtime.

One option, the suggestion of Dr. Walter Willett, chair of nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health, is a combination of whole grains, nuts and fruit, plus a bit of yogurt. He adds that berries in particular are an ideal fruit for breakfast (or anytime). Packed with fiber and healthy polyphenols, there’s a lot of research to suggest blueberries, blackberries and their tart cousins are protective against cardiovascular disease and some forms of cancer—even the non-gut types like breast cancer.
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Levi’s Surprise
Bio-Based
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:53
Seattle, Washington, May 2016—Textile technology startup Evrnu™, and global jeanswear leader Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co)recently announced they have created the world’s first jean made from regenerated post-consumer cotton waste.

Using a new, patent-pending recycling technology, discarded consumer waste is converted into renewable fiber. The prototype, in the form of a pair of iconic Levi’s® 511® jeans, is hoped to represent a future where textile waste is reduced and cotton garments are continually regenerated to create a more sustainable world.

Each year in the U.S. alone, 13.1 million tons of textile waste is created and of this 11 million tons ends up in landfills. Until now, there hasn’t been a viable solution that effectively transforms old clothes into new without compromising quality or strength. With Evrnu technology, discarded cotton clothing can be turned into a new cotton-like fiber, creating new possibilities. 
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New Way to Look at Sweet
Health
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:32
Salt Lake City, Utah, May 2016—Silver Fern™ Brand, a new food company that’s trying to change the way health-conscious consumers enjoy anything sweet, recently launched its first round of baking mixes.
Naturally sweetened with a proprietary low-glycemic blend of sweet prebiotic fiber, tagatose, and other natural ingredients, the mixes offered are high in fiber and protein, low in net carbs and calories, cholesterol- and trans-fat free, and ideal for most diet plans, including gluten free and diabetic. 
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Lucky Number Seven
Health
Friday, 22 April 2016 20:11
Boca Raton, Florida, April 2016—We all fall prey to this problem: When it comes to vitamins and supplements, what are the best to consider? Can you overmedicate yourself? And what happens if you do? Should your doctor be aware of your vitamin intake? Can vitamins and supplements really prevent certain diseases? Is a multivitamin sufficient? How do you know what nutrients you’re not getting? Are any of your prescription meds linked to vitamin deficiencies? 
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Snack Facts
Health
Friday, 22 April 2016 19:53
Everywhere, April 2016—In case you’re wondering, spring has arrived…in most places anyway. That means that many people, men and women alike, will be gearing up for wearing less, and dreaming of the warm air on our skin. This is the time we start thinking about shedding those unnecessary pounds that many of us have put on over the colder months.

What to do? Sara Siskind, Certified Nutritional Health Counselor and founder of Hands on Healthy has put together some easy strategies to get yourself looking and feeling your best.
See below for Sara’s 6 simple tips. 
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Soy Sleepy…
Health
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:41
Everywhere USA, May 2016—Here’s a good way to pick up on some “Zzzzzzzzz’s”.

A recent study from Nutrition Journal sought to determine if isoflavones from food would have a position impact on sleep duration and quality.

The researchers found, after analyzing the diets and sleep patterns of more than 1,000 Japanese adults, that higher isoflavone intake (between 22mg and 166mg in a 2,000 calorie day) was positively associated with optimal sleep duration and quality in the Japanese population tested.
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Prep Time as Boomers Hit 70
Bio-Based
Friday, 22 April 2016 20:29
Arlington, Virginia, April 2016—The U.S. market for active aging technology now encompasses 85 million Americans, which is more than one quarter of the national population, according to a new report from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, formerly the CTA Foundation. The white paper CTA Market Report:
Active Aging, says the active aging market, which consists of both seniors and their family caregivers, represented a $24.4 billion market opportunity in 2015 and will grow to $42.7 billion by 2020. That is a 12 percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years for tech products that support a proactive way of living that balances growing older with the active pursuit of quality of life.
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Let There be Light
Health
Friday, 22 April 2016 20:01
Oldsmar, Florida, April 2016—In anticipation of its official European launch at the 14th Aesthetic & Anti-Aging Medicine World Congress (AMWC) this month, UVLrx Therapeutics™ is unveiling its intravenous light therapy treatment system. This medical breakthrough is designed to assist in aesthetic post-surgical and non-surgical patient recovery by reducing inflammation, pain, and accelerating wound repair. The company has started to collect patient data that showcases the benefits of light wavelengths utilized by its UVLrx™ Treatment System* for reducing inflammation, a key issue following invasive and non-invasive aesthetic procedures today. 
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Salt of the Earth
Health
Friday, 22 April 2016 19:39
Everywhere USA, April 2016—Salt of the Earth Ltd announced a few weeks ago that their newest product, Umamix Bold, would soon be launched. Meant for multiple food applications in the food manufacturing and food service industries, this new, all-natural ingredient is designed to simultaneously reduce sodium and boost flavor.

Umamix Bold is a new addition to the company's recently developed Umamix line.
Food technologists and chefs constantly seek real innovation, with reducing sodium as just one goal in developing today’s new products. To effectively compete, new foods must be tasty and “wow” consumers with a bold, exotic flavor. Umamix Bold fits perfectly into this slot. 
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