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2015 Customs/Trade Update: Success is in the details

The proliferation of new Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) will attract more imports and give U.S. shippers more options as they attempt to penetrate ripe …

Why no real Africa intra-trade? - Agoa.info - African Growth and Opportunity Act

Thursday, 07 August 2014 Published: | Rich Mkhondo<p>Source: Eyewitness News<p>When President Bill Clinton signed the African Growth Opportunities Act …

Sorini Samet Signs Bahrain EconDev Pact - Thu., Jan. 29, 2015

Sorini Samet & Assocs. has inked a one-year $120K pact with Bahrain's Economic Development Board to handle provisions of its free trade pact with the …

The chicken and the AGOA: US trade policy in Africa

A delegation of African trade ministers have descended on Washington, D.C., this week to lobby for a swift renewal of the African Growth and …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

6 Ways to Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

Imagine this…it’s five o’clock in the afternoon and you’re leaving work and heading to the grocery store. You’re tired from a long day and hungry, …

Nutritional Therapy

Nutritional therapy is the application of nutritional science in order to alleviate health issues and promote optimum health. It is an approach that …

What Diet Should Physicians Recommend?

Kaiser Permanente, the largest U.S. managed care organization, publishes patient education materials to help make plant-based diets the “new normal” …

Healthy eating: The mind games of supermarkets

You’re often manipulated to buy at the supermarket. Now hidden design tricks can sway you to pick healthier food without realising, says Veronique Greenwood.<p>Every time you enter the supermarket, you're being manipulated. By design, all of the basics you're just dropping by to pick up lie on the far …

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Nutritional therapy-the modifier of human life

Nutrition plays a revolutionary role in the management of disorders and in reducing the symptoms of painful diseases. It dramatically modifies the …

Coke’s latest marketing campaign: your name here

A reader, Alice Campbell, writes:<p>Dr. Nestle,<p>Coca-Cola’s new product marketing, “Share a Coke with “insert name here”” has got me thinking. I will …

The food industry’s trillion calorie reduction challenge, evaluated

Remember the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation (HWCF)—16 big food companies that account for about one-third of calories in the marketplace—and …

Trade negotiations continued: the meaning of “culturally appropriate food”

While I’m thinking about trade negotiations, I came across this example of why trade negotiators fight over every word.<p>NPR’s The Salt reports that …

Fat in church

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>The following op-ed originally ran in the Opinion section on FoxNews.com on June 3, 2012.</i><p>“Good morning, I am Pastor Doug and I am obese.” Pastor Doug Anderson shocked his Sunday morning congregation at Rose Heights Church with these uncommon and uncomfortable opening remarks. Just …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Global Nutrition Report: How US Citizens Can Hold Government Accountable for Preventing Malnutrition

<b>A.</b> This question has no easy answer. To begin with, we see practically no cases of severe undernutrition among U.S. citizens, in the sense that it …

Malnutrition: where to find help and support

Clothes that start to hang loose and rings and dentures that no longer seem to fit properly are just some of the warning signs of malnutrition. If you feel tired, lethargic and have a poor appetite, then it's likely that you are one of the three million people in the UK who are malnourished, or run …

New Study Links Obesity With Malnutrition and Poverty

Poverty was once associated with being underweight – however according to a recent study by the University of Aberdeen, childhood obesity rates are …

Food bank offers cooking classes with focus on health, freshness

A family’s income should not price its members out of healthy eating.<p>And just because they have to use a food pantry to supplement their food budget …

Teaching Topic Sentences Using Models

Topic sentences can be likened to miniature thesis statements for individual paragraphs. The topic sentence states the main idea or topic of the …

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As companies such as Uber and Airbnb continue to receive valuations in the stratosphere, it's easy to see why the peer-to-peer economy has grown exponentially in recent years. That said, it's a crowded market. But amongst all the noise, …

Venture Capital

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs learn quickly how lonely it is at the top. In many cases, the business owner is the sole employee when the venture is created. Then as the business grows, the entrepreneur hires staff. Regardless of the number of employees, …

Entrepreneurship

Study: Why Has the Number of Black Professionals in Philanthropy Decreased?

For all of the talk about diversity in philanthropy, the numbers about blacks as foundation CEOs, trustees, and senior professional staff do not …

Physician Financial Transparency Reports | Sunshine Act | AMA

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act is designed to increase transparency around the financial relationships between physicians, teaching hospitals …