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Vacation Food for Kids

Headed out on vacation for spring break? Lucky you! If you’re traveling, you might get a much-needed break from cooking, packing lunches, and washing dishes. But it can also mean that your kids are headed for a weeks’ worth of hamburger-and-fries kids’ meals. How can you keep the food reasonably healthy for your kids while you’re on the road? Depending [...]

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Food News Wrap: July 29

Let’s start with the heavy hitters: McDonald’s made a big splash this week when it announced a nutrition overhaul of its much-criticized Happy Meal. They will downsize the French fry portions and put a fruit or veggie in every Happy Meal. This was the talk of nutrition-watchers all the way up to the White House, [...]

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Friday News Feed: Nov. 12

Maybe instead of “Friday News Feed” we should call it “The Parade of Bad News.” Sorry, folks: It’s just not pretty this week. At least let’s start with a positive spin: The American Dietetic Association has launched a new initiative called “Kids Eat Right.” As reported by Fooducate, the campaign has three goals: 1) mobilizing [...]

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Do you want toys with that?

Today the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors is set to give final approval to a controversial ordinance that would ban local fast-food restaurants from offering toys with unhealthful fast-food meals. Probably the best we can say about the effort is if they did it to get publicity, they certainly succeeded. This motion has brought [...]

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