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2005-09-20 09:34:46

Families that eat together may stay slim together, study finds Moms concerned about keeping their kids fit and trim may want to encourage an increasingly threatened institution: the healthy family meal. That's true even if the family's goals of eating together each day falls short occasionally, according to a study published in a recent issue of the journal Obesity Research. Eating together as a family has long been recommended by nutrition experts. "I certainly recommend people eat together...

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2005-08-30 09:15:00

NEW YORK -- Most Chicago kids have a wide array of fast food options waiting for them just a few minutes' walk from school, a new study shows. This means kids from kindergarten to high school have easy access to high-fat, low-nutrition snacks and meals before, after and even during school, Dr. S. Bryn Austin of Children's Hospital in Boston and her colleagues report. And it isn't just a Chicago problem, Austin told Reuters Health; she expects the situation is similar in urban centers...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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