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April 21, 2000
Claudia Peschiutta GLENDALE ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER -- The health benefits of different foods will be the topic du jour at a nutrition seminar at the hospital Wednesday. "What Are the New Trends in Nutrition?" will cover topics such as what foods can build immunity and prevent chronic disease and the effects of everything from soy to antioxidants. The seminar is part of "Nutrition 2000," a series designed to promote healthy eating. The event will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the hospital, 1509 Wilson Terrace.
NEWS
December 2, 2005
The class of 2009 of the Glendale chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. learned about nutrition from Jill Brook of Diet for Health in La Cañada Flintridge. Brook gave the girls her 10 tips for healthy eating and reminded them that eating well is mostly about convenience. If there are good foods in the house, people will eat them. If there is a lot of junk food, the family will eat that instead. The girls capped off the evening with a nutritious potluck dinner and screening of the film "Supersize Me" to further reinforce the theme.
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By Chris Wiebe | January 23, 2008
A new Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department program is promoting nutrition for adults with developmental disabilities, educating a population where information about a healthy diet is often hard to come by. While adults with developmental disabilities, such as Down’s syndrome and autism, have always participated in a wide array of the department’s physical fitness activities, programs do not often extend to basic knowledge...
BUSINESS
March 16, 2009
Store introduces color codes Albertsons has launched a new color-coded shelf nutrition tagging system that helps consumers identify healthy food ingredients by glancing at shelf labels, the company announced last week. The system will be available at all company stores throughout Southern California and Las Vegas, including locations in Glendale and Burbank. The program, called ?nutrition IQ,? is meant to improve shopper awareness about healthy eating habits and was implemented with the help of the Joslin Clinic, part of a medical center affiliated with Harvard Medical School.
NEWS
April 5, 2003
Small changes that make you more active at home, at work, or with your children -- along with better nutrition -- can have a big impact on the quality of your life. According to the experts at the American Council For Fitness and Nutrition, achieving a healthy balance between daily activity and calorie intake plays a major role in how we look, think, and feel. Here are some examples of how small changes can make a big difference. Try substituting diet soda for regular soda.
NEWS
March 9, 2007
GLENDALE ? In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Diabetes Care Center at Glendale Adventist Medical Center will host its annual "Diabetes Awareness" community lecture on Saturday, March 10, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in English and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Armenian. The lectures will take place at the medical center's main auditorium at 1509 Wilson Terrace in Glendale. The lecture will focus on nutrition management, exercise tips and new advancements in treating diabetes. Nutritional information and on-site risk assessment questionnaires will also be available for participants.
NEWS
March 22, 2002
Karen S. Kim SOUTHWEST GLENDALE -- Nutrition experts at Glendale Memorial Hospital were busy Thursday afternoon trying to keep Glendale residents from ending up as their patients. The hospital hosted a nutrition fair to teach people how to take care of themselves by eating healthier and staying physically fit. "If we can get the seniors who are well and keep them well, we can not only improve their quality of life but keep them out of the health-care system and reduce health-care costs," said Nicole Carvalho, registered dietitian with the hospital.
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By: GREER WYLDER | July 29, 2005
Avoiding buttery cinnamon twists and looking for just-the-right ratio of protein, fat and carbohydrates? Where's an athlete to go for a delicious healthful meal? That's why triathlete Brad Stevens opened Soma Cafe in Newport Coast, a coffeehouse and cafe that caters to active lifestyles. Soma (Latin-derived, meaning body) takes the guesswork out of healthful eating. Each menu item includes an easy-to-read breakdown of proteins, carbs, fat, fiber and calories.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | December 3, 2010
School lunches aren't typically celebrated as mouth-watering affairs, but walking into the Mountain Avenue Elementary School cafeteria this week, the food told a different story. Ripe tomatoes were stacked next to freshly plucked greens, which sat alongside carrots, cucumbers and cauliflower. "It is exciting to see the changes that are going on," said Agnes Lally, food services director for the Glendale Unified School District. The produce, which came from independent farms in Carlsbad, Fillmore, Tehachapi and Goleta, was being served to Mountain Avenue students as part of Farm to School, a two-week pilot program run by the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College.
NEWS
March 18, 2000
RICCARDI - FELAGO Mikah F. Riccardi and Richard Felago were married at Founders Chapel at the University of San Diego. Father Robert Osborne officiated. The maid of honor was Ursula Riccardi. The bridesmaids were Angela Riccardi, Melanie Buck, Ann O'Dell, Jenell Iacono and Lisa Douglas. The best man was Michael Felago. The groomsmen were Tom Pilling, Joseph DiGuglielmo, Stephen DiGuglielmo, Ken Wolcott, Brandon Kreuger and Bernie Sloan. A reception followed aboard The Berkeley, a 100-year-old ferryboat at the San Diego Maritime Museum.
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April 23, 2012
Swiss food and nutrition giant Nestle will shell out $11.9 billion to buy Pfizer's nutrition unit, which owns baby food brands such as SMA and Promil. The division is expected to reel in $2.4 billion in sales this year and gets 85% of its revenue from emerging markets, whose large and rapidly growing populations are a key target for Nestle. The Pfizer infant formula business is the fifth largest in the world, according to research group Euromonitor International, ranked behind Nestle, Mead-Johnson Nutrition Co., Groupe Danone and Abbot Laboritories.
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By Megan O'Neil, megan.oneil@latimes.com | December 3, 2010
School lunches aren't typically celebrated as mouth-watering affairs, but walking into the Mountain Avenue Elementary School cafeteria this week, the food told a different story. Ripe tomatoes were stacked next to freshly plucked greens, which sat alongside carrots, cucumbers and cauliflower. "It is exciting to see the changes that are going on," said Agnes Lally, food services director for the Glendale Unified School District. The produce, which came from independent farms in Carlsbad, Fillmore, Tehachapi and Goleta, was being served to Mountain Avenue students as part of Farm to School, a two-week pilot program run by the Urban and Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College.
BUSINESS
March 16, 2009
Store introduces color codes Albertsons has launched a new color-coded shelf nutrition tagging system that helps consumers identify healthy food ingredients by glancing at shelf labels, the company announced last week. The system will be available at all company stores throughout Southern California and Las Vegas, including locations in Glendale and Burbank. The program, called ?nutrition IQ,? is meant to improve shopper awareness about healthy eating habits and was implemented with the help of the Joslin Clinic, part of a medical center affiliated with Harvard Medical School.
NEWS
By Angela Hokanson | March 13, 2008
A 25-foot-long salad bar with fruits and vegetables for every letter of the alphabet greeted students as they entered the cafeteria at John Muir Elementary School on Wednesday. Children walked the length of the buffet, stopping at offerings like jicama, kiwi, turnips and navel oranges, choosing whatever items appealed to them. The giant salad bar — which went along with a free lunch of chicken, rice, sandwiches and milk — was part of a school-wide nutrition fair organized by the Food Service Department of the Glendale Unified School District.
NEWS
By Chris Wiebe | January 23, 2008
A new Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department program is promoting nutrition for adults with developmental disabilities, educating a population where information about a healthy diet is often hard to come by. While adults with developmental disabilities, such as Down’s syndrome and autism, have always participated in a wide array of the department’s physical fitness activities, programs do not often extend to basic knowledge...
NEWS
March 9, 2007
GLENDALE ? In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, the Diabetes Care Center at Glendale Adventist Medical Center will host its annual "Diabetes Awareness" community lecture on Saturday, March 10, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. in English and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Armenian. The lectures will take place at the medical center's main auditorium at 1509 Wilson Terrace in Glendale. The lecture will focus on nutrition management, exercise tips and new advancements in treating diabetes. Nutritional information and on-site risk assessment questionnaires will also be available for participants.
BUSINESS
By By Vince Lovato | December 12, 2005
A major grant will allow the Glendale Hospital to create a breastfeeding follow-up program.Glendale Memorial Hospital will use a $600,000 grant from the UniHealth Foundation to fund a breastfeeding follow-up program. Breastfeeding is healthier for babies than bottle feeding, but problems with breastfeeding could quickly lead to infant dehydration and other medical complications, said Dr. David Solarte, chairman of the hospital's pediatrics division. Mothers and infants are scheduled for a checkup two to three days after discharge from the hospital, but most fail to return, he said.
NEWS
December 2, 2005
The class of 2009 of the Glendale chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. learned about nutrition from Jill Brook of Diet for Health in La Cañada Flintridge. Brook gave the girls her 10 tips for healthy eating and reminded them that eating well is mostly about convenience. If there are good foods in the house, people will eat them. If there is a lot of junk food, the family will eat that instead. The girls capped off the evening with a nutritious potluck dinner and screening of the film "Supersize Me" to further reinforce the theme.
NEWS
By: GREER WYLDER | July 29, 2005
Avoiding buttery cinnamon twists and looking for just-the-right ratio of protein, fat and carbohydrates? Where's an athlete to go for a delicious healthful meal? That's why triathlete Brad Stevens opened Soma Cafe in Newport Coast, a coffeehouse and cafe that caters to active lifestyles. Soma (Latin-derived, meaning body) takes the guesswork out of healthful eating. Each menu item includes an easy-to-read breakdown of proteins, carbs, fat, fiber and calories.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2004
In searching for information about the human brain, researchers commonly use rats. While studying the effects of various fruit and vegetables on aging rats, scientists made some startling discoveries relative to the field of nutrition. For one early project, in the mid-'90s, three groups of aging rats were studied. The first group of rats ate their usual grain diet. The second group had spinach added and the third ate a diet enriched with blueberries. Rats can swim, but they dislike water.
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