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February 7, 2013

School Snacks 

Green and red apples

Healthier Foods Coming To Schools

In hopes encouraging healthier eating habits among the nation's youth, the USDA has proposed a new set of guidelines for food sold in schools.

January 21, 2013

Healthy Slushy 

pineapple freezies

Kids In The Kitchen: Pineapple Freezies

This recipe is like a fruit slushy. It's a perfect way to bring a little summer into your winter.

October 19, 2012

Healthier Changes 

lucky charms breakfast cereal

Overseas Cereals To Get Healthier Makeover

Nestle and General Mills have agreed to reduce sugar and sodium content in cereals sold outside the United States.

August 15, 2012

 

solitary coke can under fairly dramatic lighting

Strict School Snack Laws Linked to Healthier Weight in Kids

A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.

July 19, 2012

Cognitive Dissonance?  

Stacks of different-colored Coke boxes arranged to create an image of the Olympic rings.

Olympic Eating: How Fast Is Your Food?

9 million hungry visitors will be descending on London in the coming weeks. Do fast food and fast runners belong in the same place?

June 15, 2012

Sugar Crash 

Close-up of the pull-tab on an open can of coca-cola.

Soda Wars Episode 2: The Industry Strikes Back

Mike Bloomberg announced that he wants to limit the size of sugary beverages sold in NYC. The beverage industry isn't taking the news lying down.

June 5, 2012

Healthier Ads 

girl in minnie mouse ears

Disney Nixes Junk Food Advertising

The Walt Disney Company has decided to stop carrying junk food ads aimed at children, making it the first company of its kind to do so.

June 4, 2012

Strawberry Desserts Forever 

bokeh strawberries

Everything To Everyone Strawberry Pound-Cake

Make all your dinner guests happy with this vegan and seasonal dessert.

June 1, 2012

Sugar Crash 

Instructions and soda labels on a soda machine that dispenses Big Gulp sodas at 7-Eleven.

Big Apple Proposes Ban On Large Sodas

Michael Bloomberg's plan to limit the size of sugared drinks has been met with both cheers and jeers.

June 1, 2012

Syrup, Not Sugar 

sugar bowl blue field

‘Corn Sugar’ Suggestion Nixed

The FDA announced it would not rename high fructose corn syrup to "corn sugar," despite arguments made by the Corn Refiners Association.

April 17, 2012

Sweet and Salty 

sundae

Bacon Sundae: Horror Or Hurray?

The newest product of the bacon craze comes from Burger King, but it has nothing to do with burgers.

April 8, 2012

Easier To Swollow 

chicks, marshmallow peeps

Homemade Easter Treats: Marshmallow Chicks

While many loathe factory-produced Peeps, these homemade morsels are a surefire hit!

February 29, 2012

What Would You Do-oo-oo? 

ice cream

Warning: That Cone Could Be Habit-Forming

A new study looks into the brain activity behind ice cream cravings.

January 18, 2012

Celebrity Cook 

doughnut burger

Deen Announces Diabetes, Stands By Cooking

What does it mean when a cook known for her generosity with butter announces she has been living with type 2 diabetes for three years?

January 10, 2012

Food Vs. Pills 

hoho

Healthy Diets, Less Hyperactivity?

A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?

December 14, 2011

Revenue Loss 

granola bar

Junk Food Ban Gone Too Far? Seattle Schools Think So

Students are buying Seattle school's healthy vending options, leading to a significant loss in funds that support school activities like clubs and sports.

December 10, 2011

Sugar Smacked 

cereal

Dessert For Breakfast? Kids’ Cereals Have As Much Sugar

Cookies for breakfast? Not quite, but many popular children's cereals contain as much sugar as Chips Ahoy!

November 15, 2011

Pumpkin Treats 

pumpkin sugar cookies

Spicing Up A Simple Sugar Cookie

The flavor of pumpkin doesn't overwhelm but adds a touch of moistness that makes these cookies a delight to bite into.

November 1, 2011

Sugar Shock 

soda pop

Don’t Sweet Talk Me: Sugary Drinks In The News

New reports have been released concerning sugar-sweetened beverages and health. Will they have any impact on policy?

October 19, 2011

Fruit Salad 

Fruit Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

Melon And Blackberry Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

This syrup is great used in cocktails or in marinades, but today we're drizzling it over a fruit salad.

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