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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Outsourcing School Lunch: Food Deliveries Are Remaking Meals

Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes.

Thursday, Jun 14, 2018

High Vitamin D Level Might Decrease Colon Cancer Risk: Study

High Vitamin D Level Might Decrease Colon Cancer Risk: Study

A higher Vitamin D level might decrease the risk of developing colon cancer, a finding that is particularly true for women, according to new American Cancer Society research. Colon cancer, the third-most common...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

Trans Fats Are Worldwide Health Crisis, UN Agency Says

The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate...

Friday, May 4, 2018

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

Saturated Fat Should Be Less Than 10 Percent of Diet: WHO

The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fats shouldn't make up more than 10 percent of a person's diet. In its first draft guidelines on fat intake, the

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016

Food Advocates Fear Trump Could Scrap Healthy School Lunches

Food Advocates Fear Trump Could Scrap Healthy School Lunches

Will President-elect Donald Trump remake school lunches into his fast-food favorites of burgers and fried chicken? Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle...

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015

NYC Becomes 1st to Require Salt Warnings on Restaurant Menus

NYC Becomes 1st to Require Salt Warnings on Restaurant Menus

Salty fare from sandwiches to salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind warning label at chain restaurants in New York City. The city Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday to require chain eateries...

Thursday, Feb 6, 2014

FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

FDA Issues New Rules on Baby Formula Safety

New federal rules announced Thursday will crack down on the safety of infant formula in the United States and ensure that it's not only safe for babies but chock-full of nutrients, too.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013

New Studies Debunk Multivitamin Benefit

New Studies Debunk Multivitamin Benefit

There's more disappointing news about multivitamins: Two major studies found popping the pills didn't protect aging men's brains or help heart attack survivors. Millions of Americans spend billions of dollars on...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2012

Study Questions Whether Organic Is Better

Study Questions Whether Organic Is Better

Stanford University doctors concluded there's little evidence that going organic is much healthier.

Thursday, Mar 24, 2011

Healthy Meals for Less Than $5

Healthy Meals for Less Than $5

Eat healthy with these cheap meal ideas.

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