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2014-06-25 23:00:23

A nutrition education program in low-income child care centers can improve a child’s at-home consumption of vegetables and low-fat/fat-free milk, according to a study by researchers from RTI International, Altarum Institute, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The study, published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is the first to examine and find that a multicomponent nutrition-education program for low-income preschool-aged children and parents in a child...

2012-07-23 23:02:46

Dorsey's Locker, a family-owned soul food restaurant in Oakland, CA, is pleased to announce their leadership in Alameda County's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) serving the area's elderly in need. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Dorsey's Locker, a family-owned Oakland soul food restaurant, is pleased to announce a new addition to their 70-year legacy of service in the community. This year, the eatery has been selected to serve as the pilot restaurant in Alameda County's...

2012-03-15 22:14:16

Policy change could potentially increase SNAP sales at farmers' markets, according to new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Record numbers of Americans are receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, as food stamps are now known, and many SNAP participants live in neighborhoods with little or no access to healthy food. A study conducted at the Clark Park Farmers' Market, in Philadelphia, PA, has found that making it easier for vendors...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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