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Here's the Thing: Have an A+ summer

...go from Paula Deen to Charlie Sheen.In the beginning of the school year, I packed my daughter's cold lunch with healthy food wedged Tetris style into her clean lunch box. She received my witty notes, packed with encouragement and rainbows...

...industry creates healthier products. "I'll bet that five or seven years down the road, we'll see kids eating healthy food and we'll see acceptance," she said.Republicans who have complained of government overreach say they may intervene...

...but cafeterias in the Elyria City School District stopped selling it because of the government's edict to provide healthier foods and cut fats and cholesterol.In response, the district west of Cleveland has received more than 100 calls and messages...

...there are things you can do to help your child consume healthy foods and beverages, be physically active, and get to and...may enjoy, and more tips to help your child choose healthy foods and beverages and be more physically active each day...
Dispatch Johns Hopkins University nutrition professor Joel Gittelsohn, who found significant increases in the purchase of healthy foods.He said the ideal solution would be to put more supermarkets in these communities, which are sometimes referred...
Less money for food

...we will."To try and combat bad nutrition resulting from stretched food dollars, the food bank will prepare the healthiest food possible at their Fireweed Diner on Kalifornsky Beach Road, which serves a lunch meal daily to anyone who stops in...
State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

...and families to be active every day. The department also is funding coordinators in several districts to help promote healthy food and activities.Fink said she realizes schools are struggling to find ways to meet academic requirements amid funding...

...more fruit and vegetables and invest in nutrition education."Rather than creating hurdles, the state should make healthy food more affordable to FoodShare users," Wilson added.The bill's prospects in the Legislature are unclear. It was...

...before."The movement toward healthier food banks, which a handful of other...he said. "It's all from the healthy food I get here, plus determination...local farmers as clients buy more healthy food. He believes a true farm-to-fork...


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