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The diet balancing act

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Boasting before-and-after pictures of dieters, fad-diet marketers often make sweeping promises that tell followers they will “lose weight fast.” 


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Common sense in, fad diets out

By Christine Cochran
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Happy New Year! January marks the unofficial “official” start of the diet season. The pressure of New Year’s resolutions, coupled with added weight (and guilt) from overindulging over the holiday season, seems to send the nation into a dieting frenzy year after year. 


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Preparing for the FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification program

By Gale Prince
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Changes in food-safety regulations aren’t just limited to the U.S. I recently took part in an international food-safety meeting in China, during which representatives from 19 nations talked about changes underway in food-safety regulations in their respective countries. 


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Helping Hispanics eat—and be—healthy

By Sylvia Klinger
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What can bakers do to improve the health of Hispanics? Plenty, and they should do it quickly. Why the urgency? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Latinos—males and females of all ages—have among the highest obesity rates in the United States. 


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Health is on our minds

By Lauren R. Hartman
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There is a lot of health news right now in the snack food and bakery industries. With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing its long-expected draft regulation to practically eliminating trans-fat in food to its draft guidance to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods and so many other health issues, we find this month that our pages are filled with health issues.


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Health and Nutritional Needs of Hispanic Customers

By Sylvia Melendez-Klinger
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The 2010 Census revealed that one in every six U.S. residents is Hispanic. The U.S. Hispanic population ranks second worldwide. Unfortunately, the growing Hispanic population experiences similar health issues as non-Hispanics but the prevalence may be higher.
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