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2013-07-12 23:30:26

Healthy eating tips and fun recipes for kids have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Teach the kids to choose healthy foods and let them help in the kitchen with these fun recipes from seasoned Moms. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Have picky eaters or are the kids avoiding healthy foods? Look on further. Kids Activities Blog has released healthy eating tips and a laundry list of favorite recipes for kids. Seasoned Moms are sharing their food tips to make kids choose healthy and...

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2011-11-24 11:34:54

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report yesterday highlighting the need for healthier school lunches. The report, based on data from the 2010 National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study (NYPANS), shows that one-third of high school students do not eat vegetables each day and more than 25 percent do not always have a daily serving of fruit. “Our basic findings are that fruit and vegetable consumption among high school students is low,”...

2011-06-15 14:55:59

Californians seem to be listening According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Healthy People 2010 objectives, adequate fruit and vegetable consumption is a national public health priority for disease prevention and maintenance of good health. Not only do fruits and vegetables furnish valuable dietary nutrients, but they also contribute vital elements to chronic disease prevention for heart disease, hypertension, certain cancers, vision problems of aging, and...

2011-03-16 08:04:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LanguageMate® has been invited by the Celebration of Teaching and Learning conference to host the event's first ever Health and Wellness session. Organized by public television station WNET, the Celebration is one of the largest teacher's conferences, bringing together more than 10,000 educators worldwide. Featured during the panel presentation will be tips on incorporating nutrition education in the classroom. Also highlighted will...

2011-01-29 00:01:51

Personal Best 4.U launches today. This new interactive online magazine from the wellness leaders at Personal Best is designed to engage and inspire employees, and encourage them to make healthier lifestyle choices--from exercising regularly to eating more nutritiously. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 Personal Best®, a leader in employee wellness solutions, announces the launch of Personal Best 4.U, an interactive, online magazine that features articles on healthy lifestyle...

2010-01-28 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS and KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Jan. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) plans to become a part of the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC), a one-of-a-kind facility under development in Kannapolis, North Carolina, and a strategic alliance with the David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI). Envisioned and founded by David H. Murdock, owner of Castle & Cooke Inc., and majority owner of Dole Foods Company, Inc., the NCRC brings together academia and...

2008-11-03 18:00:10

Dole Food Company, Inc. today announced that David H. Murdock, Chairman and owner of Dole will appear live on "The Martha Stewart Show" on November 5, 2008 to speak about nutrition, health and longevity. That evening, Martha will present the first annual Living Award to Mr. Murdock at the Martha Stewart Center for Living Gala. The Martha Stewart Center for Living is dedicated to cutting-edge research and has a mission to develop clinical models to promote healthy and independent living...

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2006-02-28 09:05:00

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON -- That fast-food burger, monster take-out sandwich or bag of nutritional nothing you got from the vending machine at work does more than make you sluggish after lunch. It's probably making your company less productive. The global cost amounts to billions of dollars a year in lost productivity, considering that a diet loaded with fat and sugar puts workers at risk for diabetes and obesity-related illnesses, said Christopher Wanjek, who wrote the book on food in...


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  • To stammer.
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  • A simpleton.
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