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February 11, 2011

Healthy Snacks 

cheese slices, trail mix, fruit smoothie, and peanut butter

Ten Best Snacks For Kids (In One Mom’s Opinion)

Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.

December 31, 2010

Top Headlines 

Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act

2010 In Food News

In 2010 consumers balanced mistrust of big government with a desire to have safer and healthier food, especially for children.

December 3, 2010

School Lunch Reform 

fries and macaroni and cheese being scooped onto plate

Congress Passes Child Nutrition Bill, School Lunches Get Healthier

In an effort to fight child hunger and obesity, Congress passed a bill that makes the most significant changes to school meal program in 30 years.

November 9, 2010

Pet Food 

dogbiday

How-To: Homemade Doggie Treats

Always baking for your friends? Don't leave out your furry ones! Everyone loves homemade treats, especially around the holidays.

November 2, 2010

Halloween Hang-Over 

kid holding taffy

Exchanging Halloween Candy Saves Teeth, Supports U.S. Troops

The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.

October 27, 2010

Candy Love 

colored balls of candy

Candy’s Virtue Is In Its Honesty, Says Rutgers Professor

"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.

March 26, 2010

Raising Rabbits 

pot of rabbit stew cooking

Cooking With Rabbit: A Leaner, More Sustainable White Meat

This episode of Earth Eats helps you learn all about the environmental advantages of rearing and eating the leaner white meat: rabbit, with two savory recipes.

March 17, 2010

Childhood Obesity 

grocery store aisle

Michelle Obama Asks US Grocers To Join Her In Fighting Obesity

Michelle Obama spoke with U.S. grocers yesterday, calling for industry-wide improvements to help parents and kids make healthier food decisions.

December 4, 2009

Guilty Pleasures 

key lime ice cream scoop in a cone

Researchers Trying To Create “Healthy” Ice Cream

Researchers from the University of Missouri are adding nutrients to ice cream, turning it into what they call a "functional food"

July 14, 2009

Childhood Obesity 

A bowl of yogurt and fruit.

Obesity Epidemic: Kids Eating More Yogurt, Less French Fries

Great news? Studies find that child obesity rates are stabilizing and kids are making healthier food choices.

June 23, 2009

Organic Foods 

organic vegetables

The Recession Can’t Keep Organic-Minded Consumers Down

A recent study showed that despite recent economic hardships, consumers are still dedicated to purchasing organic foods.

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