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Yuck! Students not eating nutrition program's healthy lunches

Yuck! Students not eating nutrition program's healthy lunches

BOSTON — Schoolchildren aren’t exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest.

November 24, 2014 2:18 pmLoading…
Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) — School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday — with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.

November 21, 2014 4:31 pmLoading…
Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

This Nov. 13, 2014 photo provided by Hunter Whitney, 17, a senior at Richland Center High School in Richland Center, Wis., shows Spanish rice for lunch at the school. Whitney tweeted the photo with the message: “Had a very #healthylunch today. The apple definitely made up for the "mystery mu…

November 21, 2014 4:31 pmLoading…
Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Navajo Nation president approves junk-food tax

Increases sales tax on certain foods by 2 percent.

November 21, 2014 1:23 pmLoading…
Cultural historian traces history of baby food

Cultural historian traces history of baby food

NEW YORK (AP) — Where did baby food come from and where has it been?

November 18, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Cultural historian traces history of baby food

Cultural historian traces history of baby food

This book cover image released by University of California Press shows, "Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health, and the Industrialization of the American Diet." (AP Photo/University of California Press)

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UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

Many factors affect how our body digests and reacts to foods.

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Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Bulking up all those salads with Brussels sprouts

Eating a salad a day is one of my strategies for making sure I get at least one serious daily dose of raw vegetables. And if you love salads as much as I do, listen up, because I’m about to change your salad-building world.

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Wake up with 3 sweet, yet nutritious, recipes

Wake up with 3 sweet, yet nutritious, recipes

Breakfasts don't need to be boring.

October 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

Helpful tips to avoid hidden trans fats

The FDA is considering declaring trans fat no longer "generally recognized as safe."

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'Mad Cowboy' author to give free lecture at Loft

'Mad Cowboy' author to give free lecture at Loft

Vegan speakers and a celebration for peace at the Loft.

September 17, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Beyond PB&J: Kid-pleasing box lunches

Beyond PB&J: Kid-pleasing box lunches

Kids' lunches can be a great outlet for creativity.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries

Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries

Those darn zucchini. There’s an army of them occupying your garden right now, and each one is as big as a blimp.

September 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free Meals

Free Meals

School lunch staff and students enjoy the new school lunch menu created to meet the new standards at the Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Va., in September 2012.

August 29, 2014 6:38 pm

Keep Labor Day healthy with chicken paillards

And the clincher: a peach and arugula salad.

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Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Health briefs: Free workshop on Alzheimer's disease

Free 90-minute workshop is expected to address common fears about Alzheimer's disease.

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Rethinking sushi rolls for a filling packed lunch

Rethinking sushi rolls for a filling packed lunch

Healthy packed lunches are on the horizon this school year.

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Bulking up the classic BLT without adding fat

BLT gets a boost with crunchy tilapia.

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Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

This cherry pie will leave you feeling satisfied, but not so guilty.

July 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Fitz:Dr. Mehmet Oz loses 65-pounds during congressional grilling about dubious weight loss products he promotes

Fitz:Dr. Mehmet Oz loses 65-pounds during congressional grilling about dubious weight loss products he promotes

Dr. Mehmet Oz stunned observers on Capitol Hill when he announced he had lost 65-pounds during the intense congressional grilling he was getting about the dubious weight loss products promoted on his "Dr.Oz" television program. "I was amazed at the results. If I could bottle this experience …

June 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

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