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2014-02-26 20:22:07

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With more than one-third of American adults and 17 percent of children categorized as obese, the health of our nation and future generations is truly at stake, making obesity a top priority for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its members. "While the results from the study published online February 26 by the Journal of the American Medical Association, showing the obesity rate among children ages two to five years old has...

2014-02-04 16:29:21

CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics applauds Congress for passing the Agriculture Act of 2014, a bill commonly referred to as the Farm Bill. The Academy supports this piece of legislation that protects vital nutrition assistance and education programs; includes new initiatives that will improve the health of the nation; and enhances funding for nutrition and agriculture research. "The American people deserve a Farm Bill because it...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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