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2009-10-08 06:35:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin always wants dessert first - for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and who doesn't? Recognizing the need for a children's book on nutrition, registered dietitian and devoted mother Shari Bilt Boockvar wrote "How Austin Got His Muscles" (published by AuthorHouse), the new full-color illustrated book that shows young readers who are more interested in eating junk food that eating balanced, colorful meals can be fun too! Meet Austin, an active...

2009-09-10 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "renegade lunch lady," are working to help transform lunch in schools across the country by kicking off the "School Lunch Revolution" awareness tour today in Washington, D.C. Cooper and Whole Foods Market Co-President and Chief Operating Officer Walter Robb will speak to key influencers about the "School Lunch Revolution" program,...

2009-08-31 07:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Time is money, and food is both. If you're like many consumers faced with creating fast, inexpensive, and healthy meals, there's a new Web site that might just be your recipe for savings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090831/DC66650) In fact, Nancy McKelvey and her family of six in Western New York State use the Web site to make simple one-dish meals that keep their food expenditures at about $200-a-week, including...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 8.5 million Americans brown-bagging it to work , Tyson Foods has teamed up with Food Network host Robin Miller to help families get creative with their brown bag lunches by providing quick and easy lunchtime solutions. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/tyson/39731/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090825/NY65635 ) "Bringing lunch to work is a great way to save money and eat...

2009-08-21 08:41:00

VICTORIA, BC, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Neverblue, a premier global lead generation network, announced today that it has signed an exclusive agency agreement with the largest offline dating service in the world, It's Just Lunch. The agreement appoints Neverblue as the exclusive agent in Australia, where It's Just Lunch has over a half dozen offices. It's Just Lunch has taken a unique spin on dating for busy professionals by starting to blend on and off-line dating services. "What is exciting to...

2009-08-12 11:45:00

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With childhood obesity on the rise in America(1), it's important to give children healthy food options that they actually want to eat. So, as kids head back to school this fall, parents will have some "homework" of their own--preparing fresh, wholesome and appealing lunches. To help parents please even the pickiest eaters, Ziploc(R) Brand, the food and home storage solution families trust, has teamed up with Taste of Home, the world's No. 1 cooking...

2009-08-10 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces to transform lunch in schools across the country with the "School Lunch Revolution" campaign. This national effort, which launches during the back-to-school season, aims to enable schools to revolutionize and improve the way children eat. The free, first-of-its-kind Lunch Box Web site -...

2009-08-03 04:20:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Children who eat nutritious foods do better in school, but coming up with healthy back-to-school lunch ideas that children will actually eat can be a challenge for many parents. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/dairycouncil/39188/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090803/NY55326 ) A healthy school lunch, whether prepared at home or purchased from the school cafeteria, combines nutrient-rich...

2009-07-31 16:52:29

A U.S. dietitian says it is one thing to make a healthy lunch, it's another to persuade a child to eat the lunch. Pediatric dietitian Angie Eshleman of Sinai Hospital of Baltimore advises making lunch more appealing by getting children involved. Instead of automatically making a turkey sandwich on whole wheat, let a child tell you that she'd rather have ham on multigrain, Eshleman says. Why throw an apple into your son's lunch box when he would rather have carrots? she asks. If children...

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2009-06-03 08:10:00

While most nutrition experts agree that school lunches should include more whole-grain products, a new study from the University of Minnesota finds that food-service workers lack understanding and the resources to meet that goal.The study, which involved school food-service directors from across Minnesota, appears in the current issue of the Journal of Child Nutrition and Management. Because they serve so many meals to children each day, school food-service directors have a major influence on...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.