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2009-06-10 20:36:00

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued Wednesday, June 10, by registered dietitian and American Dietetic Association President Jessie M. Pavlinac, following a press conference by U.S. Sen.

2008-07-14 18:00:12

The General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids Program recently awarded a half-million dollars in grants to 50 community-based organizations across the U.S. with unique programs focused on youth nutrition and fitness.

2005-12-06 17:24:40

The American Dietetic Association commends the Institute of Medicine for undertaking a comprehensive study of food marketing and advertising that target children. As parents and as a nation, we owe our children the best possible health. That includes easy access – at age-appropriate levels – to information that can help children learn about healthy eating, exercise and making healthy choices.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.