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2005-09-28 17:14:40

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Wednesday unveiled new guidelines to encourage children to eat healthier foods, but critics charged they do not go far enough to eliminate the growing problem of obesity.

2005-09-28 11:12:08

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A kids' food pyramid featuring an Internet rocket game and school study guides will be unveiled by the U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday to help children make better eating choices.

2005-06-13 14:58:21

Size matters when it comes to meal portions in weight-loss diets, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. And consuming convenient, nutritious frozen dinners may be a way to control portion size.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.