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Canadians Support Interventions to Reduce Dietary Salt

Eighty percent of survey respondents agree food industry should use less salt, according to new study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology
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Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Many Canadians are concerned about dietary sodium and welcome government intervention to reduce sodium intake through a variety of measures, including lowering sodium in food, and education and awareness, according to a national survey. The top barriers to limiting sodium intake are a lack of lower sodium packaged and processed foods and lower sodium restaurant menu options.

Proudly Supporting the Sustainable Food Trade Association

Sustainable Food Trade Association Releases Its First Annual Sustainability Report
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As a proud member, we would like to share great news from the Sustainable Food Trade Association:

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As a proud member, we would like to share great news from the Sustainable Food Trade Association:

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Teeny Weeny Technology: Heather Millar on Nanoparticles

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Here’s a little exercise: take a pen and a blank piece of paper and write down everything you know about nano-technology. If you do this, you may find your essay to be pretty brief. You could take comfort to know you’re not alone in your ignorance of nano-technology. But perhaps you should not be feeling so comforted.

Capital For Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials Entrepreneurs

Investors' Circle increases investment activity in targeted sectors
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Investors' Circle, a network of impact investors, is dedicated to the growth of businesses with high social and environmental impact. As mentioned in Forbes recently, the IC network invested more than $10 million in early-stage enterprises in 2012, and targets are higher for 2013. Some of the exciting companies in Organic Foods, Sustainable Consumer Products and Green Building Materials that raised significant investment through IC in 2012 are:

Sodexo Blog: Ten Simple Tips to a Healthier You

By Ragini Raghuveer, MS, MS, RD, LD/N
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Heading into the holidays, here are ten simple tips you can follow for a healthier you. Your body will thank you!

1. Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for Vitamin C is 75 mg for women and 90 mg for men. One medium sized orange has 70 mg – almost your entire daily RDA. 

Kashi Company Helps More People Enjoy Real Food One Spoon At A Time

The Kashi REAL Project’s Latest Campaign Supports Spoons Across America®
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  • The Kashi REAL Project has donated more than $700,000 to support select nonprofits that are helping more people enjoy real food.  
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  • The Kashi REAL Project has donated more than $700,000 to support select nonprofits that are helping more people enjoy real food.  

Using Network Technology to Feed the Hungry

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Cisco is working with Feeding America, a Chicago-based nonprofit that feeds more than 37 million people each year, to bring its food distribution system online, saving an estimated US$1.5 million over five years.

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