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Food News Wrap: July 1

As we head into the holiday weekend, we’re thinking all about healthy summer eats for kids. Some of the most troubling things we’ve read this week have come out of the Childhood Obesity Conference, including the fact that the average teen sees five fast food ads per day, and the average preschooler sees more than 1000 fast food […]

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Friday Food News Feed: Oct. 29

In case you’ve been trapped under an enormous pumpkin for a few weeks, you probably know that there’s a little holiday coming up called Halloween. And kids eat a lot of not-so-good foods on Halloween. And kids’ nutrition writers are working overtime to come up with all sorts of ways to make the holidays healthier, […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 8

All sorts of interesting news bites crossed our desk this week. Let’s jump right in: Kids’ Energy Sources: A new report in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that the top sources of energy for kids ages 2 to 18 were grain desserts, pizza, and soda. Researchers expressed concern about the “flow of empty calories” into […]

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Friday Food News Feed: October 1

September is over, but that doesn’t mean we are going to stop hearing about childhood obesity any time soon. First up is the news that the winning apps from the USDA/Let’s Move “Apps for Healthy Kids” competition have been named. Let’s hope these new apps will gain popularity while educating kids about good nutrition. Nutrition Bill Stalls: […]

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Friday Food News “Wrap”

We’ve been out of the loop this week because we spent a few days unplugged in Amish farm country. After hearing and reading about so many dairy mega-businesses, it’s a treat to see some simple, old-style family farms with cows grazing happily in the pastures. Those cows sure make some good milk, not to mention […]

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Friday Food News Wrap

We’ve been desperately searching, foraging, scraping for some good news – any good news – to share on the food front this week. And finally, at the 11th hour, the U.S. Senate came in and helped us out. The New York Times reports that the Senate on Thursday approved a long-awaited child nutrition act that […]

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