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November 7, 2017

 

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Food Activists Walk The Long Walk … To The Nearest Grocery

Participants in the "Grocery Walk" demonstrate how difficult it can be to get basic items in low-income areas.

October 24, 2017

 

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The FDA Will Decide Which Ingredients Count As Fiber

Chicory root. Bamboo. Soy fiber: Manufacturers can use these to add fiber to foods. FDA will decide if these can count as fiber on nutrition labels.

September 19, 2017

 

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A Pioneer Of Food Activism Steps Down, Looks Back

Michael Jacobson led the fight against "junk food" for four decades. He's now stepping down as president of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

August 11, 2017

 

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Welcome To The Linton Farmers’ Market

This week, we meet vendors and customers whose lives have been changed by this small but bustling southern Indiana market.

August 4, 2017

 

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More SNAP Dollars At Market Mean More Sales For Farmers

Mallory Rickbeil says incentivizing SNAP users to shop for vegetables at the Linton Farmers' Market has enticed more farmers to become vendors.

July 19, 2017

 

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Why It’s So Hard To Stop The World’s Looming Famines

Millions of people in Yemen and sub-Saharan Africa are facing food shortages and severe malnutrition. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Justin Forsyth of UNICEF.

June 5, 2017

 

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Do Carrots Really Help Your Vision?

The orange vegetable helps us see — but that's different from improving our vision. That said, carrots are part of a diet designed for eye health.

May 16, 2017

 

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Americans Are Drinking Less Cow’s Milk, Its Appeal Has Curdled

In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed.

May 16, 2017

 

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What Michelle Obama Thinks About Trump’s School Lunch Rules

The former first lady got fired up talking about the issues she championed during her eight years in the White House.

April 11, 2017

 

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Obesity Shifts To Low Income Families In Mexico

Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.

April 6, 2017

 

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Soda Taxes And Small Candy Bars: Two Countries Fight Sugar

The U.K. and Canada released reports last month detailing efforts to reduce sugar consumption in their respective countries, with two different approaches.

March 27, 2017

 

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Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers

When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows.

March 23, 2017

 

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Meals On Wheels Lose Funding? It’s Hard To Say How Much

Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released.

March 14, 2017

 

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Why Kids Should See Their Veggies

Getting kids to eat veggies through subterfuge sets the bar too low, researchers say. Your child must actually learn to like veggies, weird textures and all.

March 9, 2017

 

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For Breast Cancer Survivors, Soy Tied To Longevity Boost

New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried.

January 20, 2017

 

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FDA Issues New Seafood Advice For Moms-To-Be

Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.

January 18, 2017

 

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Food As Medicine: It’s Not Just A Fringe Idea Anymore

Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.

January 10, 2017

 

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Some Students Develop An Appetite For Healthier School Meals

When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.

December 3, 2016

 

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Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don’t Know

Despite assumptions that food allergies are becoming more common, experts say they just don't know. Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis isn't easy.

October 18, 2016

 

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The Tomato Debate: To Refrigerate Or Not To Refrigerate

In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side, but some taste testers are not convinced.

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