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2011-08-19 00:00:30

Loneliness "“ it's one of the most serious obstacles to good nutrition for seniors. In the United States, approximately 40 percent of the population age 75 and older "“ 6.7 million people "“ lives alone, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These seniors face significant socialization challenges, particularly when it comes to lack of shared mealtime experiences. The Home Instead Senior Care® network has announced the Craving CompanionshipSM program to help family...

2011-08-03 06:10:00

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meals to Live introduces the first ever grocery store line of frozen meals that is chef-created specifically for people living with diabetes. Innovatively designed and nutritionally focused, Meals to Live offers a variety of great tasting and convenient entrees including Chicken Fajita with Santa Fe Rice, Shrimp Jambalaya and Chili Relleno with Chicken and Ranchero sauce. Nearly 26 million Americans live with diabetes (including children) and another...

2011-07-29 09:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers from SodexoMAGIC, LLC and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee will hold an end-of-summer barbeque for Chattanooga youth today, celebrating the service of nearly 21,000 free summer lunches this year funded by a Feeding Our Future® grant from the Sodexo Foundation. Now in its 5th year in Chattanooga and 15th year nationally, Sodexo's Feeding Our Future program provides school children who rely on free and...

2011-07-22 00:01:02

FitFul to deliver post-race nutrition to 30,000 participants in the 2011 edition of the Marine Corps Marathon. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 "We are excited to see another major race adopt our FitFulâ“ž¢ Race Day pack as their preferred post-race nutrition solution for their participants" said Sergio Radovcic, CEO of FitFul Inc." Our mission is to provide athletes of all levels with the nutrition they need and deserve at the right time. Our focus is on...

2011-07-21 09:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is bringing more meals to more children this summer with the help of a $20,000 Hunger-Free Summer grant. In the Austin area, more than 155,000 children are food insecure, which means they don't always know where their next meal is coming from. The grant, awarded by the ConAgra Foods® Foundation and Feeding America®, will allow the Capital Area Food Bank to expand its summer...

2011-07-15 15:51:00

Coalition of Volunteers, Non-Profit Organizations and City Agencies Join Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry Campaign to Spread the Word by Distributing More than 1,000,000 Postcards and Posters Promoting Summer Meals NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Share Our Strength's New York City No Kid Hungry® Campaign and the New York City Coalition Against Hunger are hosting a day of outreach to promote free summer meals for kids in New York City this Saturday,...

2011-07-15 10:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Education today announced the availability of a website to help low-income families find a summer meal location for their children. The Summer Food Service Program is available in many areas throughout the state. At these sites, meals are provided at no charge to eligible children under the age of 18. To find a summer meal program location, visit www.pasummermeals.com. Families can locate up to 25...

2011-07-15 06:50:00

NAPLES, Fla., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BistroMD, the weight loss program that provides great-tasting, nutritionally sound meals designed for a lighter, healthier you, is proud to announce the launch of its Health Partners Referral Program where gym owners, personal trainers, doctors, and health and wellness professionals can earn referral income. The Health Partners Referral Program is the first program of its kind to be launched by BistroMD. In addition to providing the potential to...

2011-07-13 17:45:00

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study by Prestone - a leading producer of antifreeze/coolant - showed that in the hottest months of the year, only 57% of car owners have prepared their cars to battle the heat. Coincidentally, the American Automobile Association (AAA) recently reported that 8.7 million cars will break down between Memorial Day and Labor Day due to lack of summer preparation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110713/DA35060) With these...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.