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2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Americans Waistlines Are Expanding, And That's Not Good Fat

If your belt needs to be let out a notch, you're not alone. The average American waistline is growing even though obesity rates haven't grown, too.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Nutrition

6 hrs ago | Medical Daily

World hunger easing but 1 in 9 people undernourished: food agencies

The number of hungry people in the world has fallen sharply over the past decade but 805 million, or one in nine of the global population, still do not have enough to eat, three U.N. food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday. The number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million, equivalent to a country the size of the Philippines, according to a report by the United Nations food agency , International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Nutrition

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a superhero makeover

Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Fruits

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pizza tours offer a slice of culture in cities like Chicago, New York

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.

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Related Topix: Life, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY), Chicago, IL

Press-Telegram

Eat a Wienerschnitzel corn dog and you could win a million bucks

Then head over to Wienerschnitzel and pick up a corn dog because the hot dog chain has brought back its “Cash in on a Corn Dog” sweepstakes. This year's grand prize is $1 million.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Ice Cream, Cake, Redlands, CA, San Bernardino, CA

The Winnipeg Free Press

Pizza tours offer a slice of culture in cities like Chicago, New York

In a city famous for its deep-dish pizza tourists wouldn't know that the locals more often eat a thinner-crust, tavern-style pie topped with homemade Italian sausage and cut into squares, not slices - unless they went on a pizza tour. Chicago is one of a handful of cities across the country, like Boston, Milwaukee and New York, with companies that offer tours of the local pizza scene.

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Related Topix: Life, Pizza, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lower East Side (New York, NY), Chicago, IL

Press-Telegram

Eat a Wienerschnitzel corn dog and you could win a million bucks

Then head over to Wienerschnitzel and pick up a corn dog because the hot dog chain has brought back its “Cash in on a Corn Dog” sweepstakes. This year's grand prize is $1 million.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Ice Cream, Cake, Redlands, CA, San Bernardino, CA

NBC12

Capt. Citrus, face of Florida OJ, gets a makeover

Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.

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Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Fruits

WISH-TV Indianapolis

DNR urges deer hunters to donate venison to hungry

Indiana's conservation officers are urging the state's deer hunters to donate some of the venison they take in the upcoming hunting season to programs that help feed low-income families. The Department of Natural Resources says the Sportsmen's Benevolent Fund program provided nearly 270,000 high-protein venison meals to hungry families during the 2013-2014 deer season.

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Related Topix: Life, Venison, Meat, Guns

SFGate

We Went And Experienced Olive Garden Firsthand - And It's Clear The Brand Needs Help

Olive Garden's business is under scrutiny after a hedge fund published a 294-page takedown of the brand that criticized its breadsticks strategy, inauthentic menu, and "barely edible" food. 12:21 p.m. We arrive at the restaurant, which is mostly empty.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Dining, Life

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Food Industry

Opportunities in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra

The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food" , research by Fonterra suggests. Studies undertaken by Fonterra, the HAN University of Applied Sciences, and VU University Medical Center at a hospital and a rehabilitation facility in the Netherlands found that "the use of protein enriched products contributes to an improved protein distribution over the day" in elderly patients.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Action needed to curb sugar intake

More must be done to curb the nation's sugar intake to reduce the "costly burden" of tooth decay, experts have said. Current World Health Organisation recommendations state that adults should get no more than 10% of their daily calories from "free" sugars.

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Cravenherald.co.uk

Stars getting stuffed for charity

Stars including Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood are getting their teeth into a fundraising challenge as they are pictured filling their faces for a good cause. Former Girls Aloud singer Nadine Coyle and Blue's Simon Webbe - a contestant on the new series of Strictly - have also posed with tasty treats ahead of the annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning, which takes place for Macmillan Cancer Support later this month.

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Related Topix: Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games, Craig Revel Horwood, Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

Local TV Station KTVZ

Vitamin E critical early on, OSU study says

Amid conflicting reports about the need for vitamin E and how much is enough, a new analysis published Monday suggests that adequate levels of this essential micronutrient are especially critical for the very young, the elderly, and women who are or may become pregnant. A lifelong proper intake of vitamin E is also important, researchers said, but often complicated by the fact that this nutrient is one of the most difficult to obtain through diet alone.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Life, Medicine, Nutrition

Cybercast News Service

Why hire? French confront reasons for malaise

Marc Winocour and his two sons have enjoyed some success transforming the family farm into a field-to-table company that includes bread ovens, delivery trucks and a boutique. Revenues are climbing more than 50 percent a year.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Bread, Francois Hollande

KWQC-TV Davenport

Why hire? French confront reasons for malaise

11, 2014. . Alexis Maldjian manager of the Claridge parking, left, directs employees in Paris, Friday, Sept.

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Heraldseries.co.uk

A vinegar producer has been given an award for using traditional flavours and characteristics.

Womersley Fruit & Herb Vinegars won the Nigel Barden Heritage Award at the Great Taste Awards for its golden raspberry and apache chilli vinegar. The company, based in Park Road, Chipping Norton, was recognised for using rare breeds of heritage varieties of fruit and vegetables.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Maldonandburnham Standard

Surprize! Apple is orange and pink

An award-winning fruit grower has struck a deal with Tesco to trial a newly-developed yellow and orange-skinned apple with pink flesh. The unusual variety - named Surprize and described by Tesco as a "real head-turner" - has been bred by apple expert William Barnett at a farm in Tillington, near Hereford.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Wisconsin grape harvest starting slowly

Most say the picking is behind schedule by 10 days to two weeks, the Wisconsin State Journal reports. And they expect to get less fruit than last year because the hard winter, a cool summer and lots of rain hurt growing conditions.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Oregon, WI, Stoughton, WI

Braintree and Witham Times

STARS flocked to Southend as a new steak and lobster restaurant opened its doors for the first time.

Former rugby player and current Strictly Come Dancing contestant Thom Evans set pulses racing as did glamour model and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Casey Batchelor when they appeared at the launch of seafront restaurant Bourgee. The venue in Eastern Esplanade, formerly Tiffins Indian restaurant, also played host to celebrity chef Jean-Christophe Novelli, TOWIE star Ferne McCann and her boyfriend Charlie Sims.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Ubisoft, Strictly Come Dancing, Video Games

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