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3 hrs ago | The Union Daily Times

Save the Children program at MES, FPES

Save the Children has run in-school and afterschool programs at two Union County Schools - Monarch Elementary and Foster Park Elementary - for the last six years.


Related Topix: Life, Food

5 hrs ago | HON

Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

One way to fight childhood obesity is to pay close attention to food labels when you go to the grocery store, a nutrition expert says.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food, Food and Drug Administration

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Plants: Calcium and reproduction go together like the birds and the bees

Everyone's heard of the birds and the bees. But that old expression leaves out the flowers that are being fertilized.


Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food

10 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Study shows instant ramen bad for the heart

Its cheap and easy to prepare that's why instant ramen is such a staple for those low on cash and time.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Hypertension, Health

15 hrs ago | Business Journal

Georgia schools will sell sweet treats despite federal ban

The Georgia Board of Education has voted to give schools a series of exemptions from federal rules that prohibit the sale of high-calorie, high-fat and high-sodium foods during fundraisers held during school hours.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine

19 hrs ago | Durant Daily Democrat

Choctaw Nation, Jones Academy host 90 at youth camp

Ninety children attended the second year of Make a Change Summer Youth Camp at Jones Academy, hosted by the Choctaw Nation.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Family, Kids, Oklahoma

23 hrs ago | Medical News Today

New data show value of oral nutritional supplements given in preoperative setting

Abbott has announced a new study, published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons , that demonstrated preoperative standard oral nutritional supplements provide similar benefits as compared to immunonutrition supplements.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Life, Food, Nutrition

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Black Americans are at greater risk for diabetes-related vision loss than other racial groups battling the blood sugar disease, a new study says.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Life, Food

Science Daily

Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

New results show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample.


Related Topix: Life, Food

WXOW-TV La Crosse

School districts gather to learn more about nutrition

Over 11 school districts from around the area and over 200 school employees gathered at Sparta High School Thursday for a school nutrition in-service day.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Courier News

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk

Problems in NJ's food stamps program put funds at risk The state is working on a fix, said Department of Human Services spokeswoman Ellen Lovejoy via email.


Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture


GMA: Nutrition Facts 'added sugar' proposal could have bizarre...

The FDA's definition of 'added sugars' includes naturally-occurring sugars that are isolated from a whole food and concentrated so that sugar is the primary component, as is the case with fruit juice concentrates.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Recipes, Fruits, Weird

Medical News

UTHealth receives $1.5 million grant from FEMA to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to test the effectiveness of an online health and wellness program intended to improve volunteer firefighters' nutrition and fitness and reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular disease .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, FEMA, US News, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Fire, Genetics

Consumer Reports

Cats Diet & nutrition Diet & Nutrition Food Health Health Food

When you grill a piece of salmon or have a fish taco for lunch, you're getting a good source of high-protein food that provides important nutrients.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Food and Drug Administration, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Seafood

Las Vegas Newstrip

Food For Good: Making Sure Kids Get The Nutrition They Need All Year Long

Here's food for thought: Of the 55 million kids enrolled in U.S. schools, 21 million get free or reduced-cost lunch, yet 85 percent of the schoolchildren eligible for these U.S. Department of Agriculture sponsored lunches don't get such meals when school's not in session.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Life, Food, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Louisiana grocery workers plead guilty in $7 milli...

Three workers at a Louisiana grocery store pleaded guilty this week to participating in a $7 million scheme to exchange food assistance benefits for cigarettes and cash, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Life, Food

Brooklyn only borough selected for National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Brooklyn will be the only borough taking place in a national health study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Life, Food, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food Industry

Does snacking have a place in dietary guidelines?

Yes, 'snacking' has its place in health promotion campaigns but there are communication barriers to overcome and recommendations must consider age and meal behavior, a review finds.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Science Daily

Financial weight makes it trickier to lose pounds where it counts

Weight-loss advertising tends to target people ready, willing and able to pay for diet programs, special meals or gym memberships.


Related Topix: Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

Williamson Daily News Online

BOE gets department updates

Kyle Lovern/WDNThe Mingo County Board of Education received updates from several department heads at last week's regular meeting.


Related Topix: Mingo County, WV, Baisden, WV, Cinderella, WV, Life, Food