November 15, 2010

Should retail pharmacists tell their patients to eat a good breakfast?

A mountain of data showing the health benefits of a good breakfast — one that includes high-fiber foods like cereals and grains — point to an unequivocal answer: absolutely. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

Families count on cereal for convenient, affordable nutrition. Quickly prepared or eaten on the go, cereal is a convenient breakfast option for today’s busy families that also provides important nutrients. Studies have proven that eating breakfast is closely linked to healthy body weights, improved mental alertness and physical performance. Plus, people who skip breakfast don’t make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

November 15, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute on Tuesday announced the appointment of Susan Borra as SVP communications...

November 14, 2010

Identigene last month officially unveiled its Identigene STD test kit, which tests for chlamydia and...

November 14, 2010

Honeycat Cosmetics is a line of bath and body products designed to appeal to that...

November 14, 2010

I was born the day after Thanksgiving. My mom tells me I wanted out the...

November 14, 2010

The men’s grooming segment continues to be an attractive category for manufacturers, and there is...

November 14, 2010

October was a pleasant surprise for retail and food services, as the advance estimates of...

November 14, 2010

Continued consumer price consciousness and the growing influence of the dollar store channel have made...

November 11, 2010

A Southern California-based supermarket chain is assisting with hunger relief throughout November and December....

November 10, 2010

Fig Food's line of 100% plant-based, organic- and kosher-certified soups are making their way to...

November 10, 2010

The Food Marketing Institute announced Wednesday the creation of the Center of Excellence for Food...

November 8, 2010

One of the world's largest food and beverage businesses is teaming up with a specialty...

November 8, 2010

While many consumers claim to have adjusted their diets to include more healthy food and...

November 8, 2010

Two supermarket chains owned by Kroger announced their fundraising efforts to benefit local food banks....

November 7, 2010

Whole Foods Market on Monday announced that it is supporting one organization's efforts to end...

November 3, 2010

A Supervalu subsidiary is getting into the holiday spirit with a new campaign that gives...

November 2, 2010

A maker of all-natural chips has developed an initiative that gives back to its communities,...

November 2, 2010

ResVez on Tuesday announced its sponsorship of the Tasty Awards — a broadcast awards show...

November 1, 2010

Wegmans on Monday announced the availability of its co-branded blood glucose monitoring systems: Nipro Diagnostics’...

October 31, 2010

According to a consumer survey released Monday by Bossa Nova, half of adults ranked antioxidants...

October 31, 2010

As many as 50% of shoppers felt that their supermarket helped them make healthful choices,...

October 27, 2010

Weis Markets on Wednesday reported its month-long Fight Hunger food drive totaled $356,000 in food...

October 26, 2010

The nation's food and beverage manufacturers and retailers are taking an extra step to combat...