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Cutting through labeling confusion

FDA nutrition guide released

ESHA Research has published a new guide for understanding the FDA’s changes the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts labels called “Cutting Through Labeling Confusion | New FDA Nutrition Facts Label Changes Guide.”

Gary Tetz

3D-printed food — coming soon to a long-term care dining room near you

Those Germans. They’re even hungrier than caterpillars. After mastering the culinary artistry of Zwiebelkuchen, Schupfnudel, Maultaschen and Käsespätzle, which I’m not even going to bother defining because I’m so exhausted from figuring out how to type an umlaut, they’ve turned their prowess to creating 3D-printed food for residents in 1,000 German retirement homes.

Combo therapy aids nutrition

Memory training combined with a Montessori-based approach to daily living can improve nutrition and reduce depression among those with dementia, a study in the Journal of Advanced Nursing finds.

Gold-medal intern wins fans

Gold-medal intern wins fans

Fairhaven Manor’s Amy Kotterman wasn’t sure her incoming graduate student intern was the Katie Smith until receiving an unusual voicemail. Smith called to say she would miss a day of her upcoming rotation to attend a USA Basketball board meeting.

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