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Most Children Are Confused By The Message In Healthy Fast Food Ads
2014-04-02 09:04:46

[ Watch the Video: Fast Food Ads For Healthier Kids Meals Don’t Send Right Message ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fast food companies have been making a push over the past few years to include healthier options for their kids’ meals, but that message may not be getting across – especially to the kids themselves. A new study published on Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found that about one-half to one-third of children do not properly identify the...

Changes In Fast Food Combo Meals Means Fewer Calories For Kids
2013-12-20 05:18:57

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Obesity among children is a growing problem, especially with the abundant availability of fast food establishments. Public health officials estimate there is a 17-percent obesity rate among youths. Recently, two researchers at Cornell University, Dr. Brian Wansink and Dr. Andrew Hanks, analyzed data from 30 representative McDonald’s restaurants to find out if children would choose a higher calorie meal to compensate for smaller...

2010-08-02 08:00:00

SALISBURY, Md., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Perdue Farms Incorporated today announced a new Whole Grain frozen product line to provide consumers with a convenient meal or snack option that is both nutritious and delicious. Perdue's latest line of frozen chicken is made with whole grain breading and includes Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets, Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Strips and Whole Grain Breaded Chicken Breast Tenders. The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend that all...

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2009-05-27 14:05:00

Burger King, the Florida-based fast-food giant, has added three Kids Meals designed to be lower in fat, sodium and calories. The meals are part of its Positive Steps program and brings the number of choices to four, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Wednesday. Meals in the program must have no more than 560 total calories, with no more than 30 percent of those calories from fat and 10 percent from added sugars. The amount of sodium must be below 600 milligrams. The new meals include...

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2008-11-19 15:24:41

The world's second-largest hamburger chain, Burger King, said on Wednesday that it will limit sodium in its "Kids Meals". Burger King is the first fast food restaurant to take this step. The company, based in Miami, said it will limit sodium to 600 milligrams or less in all its Kids Meals. "We are proud to be the first quick-service restaurant to publicly commit to limiting sodium in Kids Meals," Burger King Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Chidsey said in a statement. The Kids Meal...

2008-08-07 00:00:22

By McClatchy-Tribune Trying to find the more nutritious options at your favorite fast- food restaurant?ShopSmart, a magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, examined the calorie counts of dozens of items at top fast- food restaurants to determine the best choices.Though you shouldn't eat it every day (even some low-cal options have very high sodium content), there are some selections that reduce the fat and calorie content.The 12 rules of fast-food ordering, from the July 2008...

2008-08-07 00:00:07

Healthy kids meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Jack in the Box, Sonic and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, said a report released Monday by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. "Parents want to feed their children healthy meals, but America's chain restaurants are setting parents up to fail," CSPI nutrition...

2008-08-05 09:00:05

By Joan Lowy Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Healthy kids' meals at top restaurant chains are slim pickings, according to a report by a nonprofit public health group. Nearly every possible combination of the children's meals at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, Sonic, Jack in the Box and Chick- fil-A are too high in calories, the report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest said. The report, released Monday in Washington, looked into the nutritional quality of kids' meals at...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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