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CHICAGO – Product developers should understand the occasions when people snack, said Barbara Katz, president of HealthFocus International. She gave examples of how a company may use certain ingredients to create snacks for three specific occasions in a March 20 session at the Institute of Food Technologists’ Wellness 2014 conference in Chicago.
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Protein in focus
Product developers are incorporating protein into a variety of applications
Consumer packaged goods companies are capitalizing on the demand for protein, and consumers appear to be responding. Of those consumers surveyed by the market research firm The NPD Group, 78% said protein contributes to a healthy diet, and more than half said they want to get more protein into their diets.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States -- a respectable reason to show your heart some love and attention. To keep your ticker in tip-top shape, add these best foods to your daily health routine -- and kick the worst to the curb.
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Whatever people think of Harvard, few would accuse its heavy-duty scientists of being health nuts. But Harvard researchers may deserve that designation. After all, they have teamed up to show that nuts are actually healthy, especially for men at risk for heart disease.
Harvard Study Results
A 2013 report from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Pu...