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2009-09-16 09:23:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of their commitment to sustainable agriculture and wellness, Compass Group North America is supporting local farmers nationally with a promotion called "It Takes You -Eat Local" - a week long, cross-company campaign taking place the week of September 21, 2009. During that week, cafes around the country will feature locally grown produce and information about their local farms. With 'buying locally' defined as food grown within a 150 mile...

2008-08-20 06:00:41

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Ashley Duncan, +1-202-729-4243, Ashley.Duncan@ogilvypr.com, for Produce for Better Health Foundation New Recipes and Tips Unveiled to Help Choose, Store and Prepare Fruits and Vegetables, Making it Easier to Eat More WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With back- to-school time just around the corner, the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is calling upon Moms to promote health and combat the national childhood obesity epidemic by...

2008-08-04 18:01:04

Despite constant pleas by health advocates to eat fruits and vegetables, daily consumption of produce among men remains low, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at Columbia University, Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania and the National Cancer Institute said the study of 490 American and foreign-born black men between ages 45 and 70 finds the men ate an average of three servings of fruits and vegetables per day. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend men eat nine...

2006-09-04 11:50:00

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government recently bumped up its recommendations for fruit and vegetable consumption, and a new study suggests it's very likely Americans aren't keeping up. The United States Department of Agriculture had long recommended that everyone get at least five servings of fruits and veggies daily, but adjusted that requirement to 2 to 6-1/2 cups of fruits and vegetables daily in its new MyPyramid food guide, Dr. Patricia Guenther of the USDA's Center for Nutrition Policy and...

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