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2010-08-08 21:18:38

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties and junior cooking classes can help increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children, according to new research published in the journal Nutrition & Dietetics.Researchers at Mahidol University in Bangkok found the type and amount of vegetables children ate improved after they took part in a program using multimedia and role models to promote healthy food.Twenty six kindergarten children aged four to five participated in the eight week study. The...

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2010-07-08 14:20:41

A new study has found that children who regularly sit down to family meals and get plenty of vegetables in their diet tend to be thinner than their peers. Greek researchers interviewed 1,138 children between the ages 9 and 13 about their diets and physical activities.  The team used information to identify five general diet and lifestyle patterns across the group.  One pattern was labeled the "dinner, cooked meals and vegetables" pattern.  Children who followed this pattern...

2010-06-30 11:44:00

FRIANT, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Table Mountain Casino offers more! In addition to the best rewards program in the Valley, the Friant, CA Casino also provides their guests with tantalizing cuisine at an amazing value. And beginning July 1st, Table Mountain Casino's dining guests will receive even MORE for LESS! Starting in July, the Mountain Feast Buffet will extend their hours and offer the endless bounty of culinary delights for a lower price! In addition to this already...

2010-06-18 01:28:00

LONDON, June 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Well let's face it do you really think about getting 5 fruit and vegetables into your diet each day? We're hardly likely to remember to get 3 or 4 let alone the minimum standard of 5, research suggests that this is the bare minimum we should be including in our daily intake. So here at realbuzz.com we've come up with our top 15 ways to ensure you get your 5 a day. Just another handy guide from the healthy active living site! - Start the day with...

2010-06-15 12:16:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AchieveMpls is participating in the Summer Food Service program July 6 - July 29. The program, which provides meals to children at a closed enrollment site, is paid for with federal dollars available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Meals will be provided to all children ages 1-18 without charge enrolled in the program. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of...

2010-05-19 06:00:00

CHICAGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of work stress and economic pressures appears to be playing a role in the U.S. labor force's weight gain. Overall, 44 percent of workers say they have gained weight in their current jobs, up slightly from 43 percent in 2009, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. Nearly one-third (32 percent) of workers say that stress contributed to their weight gain at work. The survey was conducted from February 10 through March 2, 2010 among more...

2010-05-18 07:30:00

DETROIT, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray. The new documentary, Lunch Line, which is presented by Applegate Farms and premieres tonight at the national Farm to Cafeteria Conference, hopes to empower Americans to be part of solutions that can help build a better lunch for future students....

2010-05-10 11:59:00

CINCINNATI, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (NYSE: CQB) today joined forces with Cincinnati's bipartisan Congressional representatives and Cincinnati Public Schools to support the United Fresh Foundation's "A Salad Bar in Every School" campaign by dedicating a new salad bar at Cincinnati's Academy of World Languages. U.S. Representatives Steve Driehaus (OH-1) and Jean Schmidt (OH-2) joined the ceremony with Chiquita's Chairman and CEO Fernando Aguirre, as well...

2010-05-07 08:00:00

ConAgra Foods helps bring back the lunch hour with the introduction of five new flavours in its popular Healthy Choice Gourmet Steamers line of frozen entrees MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/conagra-foods/lunch-hour-is-a-thing-of-the-past-for-most-canadians /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at...

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2010-05-06 07:55:00

Increasing the amount of vegetables in the first course of preschool lunch could be a smart way to get children to eat more vegetables, according to Penn State nutrition researchers. "We have shown that you can use portion size strategically to encourage children and adults to eat more of the foods that are high in nutrients but low in calories," said Barbara J. Rolls, Helen A. Guthrie Chair of Nutritional Sciences. Rolls and her Penn State colleagues study how varying the portions of fruit...


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