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2010-09-22 10:34:00

DALLAS, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dallas-based Meals to Live, LLC announced the launch of a food product line developed by individuals with diabetes, for the diabetes community, with the aim of providing great tasting and healthy alternatives for meals and snacks. Meals to Live products deliver the balanced nutrition necessary for these individuals to maintain healthy blood glucose levels by providing easy carb counting information on every package. Every 21.6 seconds an...

2010-09-22 06:54:00

OTTAWA, Ill., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE) celebrates 25 years of business by opening its corporate headquarters' doors to the public and providing tours of its kitchen facility. The day is also an opportunity for people to meet the woman behind the healthy eating phenomenon, Seattle Sutton. Guests may also enter prize drawings and take home a healthy, delicious SSHE lunch. SSHE was started by registered nurse, Sutton, in 1985 as a way to help...

2010-09-09 12:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As a society with a burgeoning aging population, there are many reasons to celebrate National Assisted Living Week September 12-18, 2010. It wasn't that long ago that seniors who needed care had fewer options. Most either went straight into a nursing home or remained at home. Today's seniors are expecting more, and the senior housing industry has responded by creating better and more diverse living options. Aegis Living, a national leader in senior...

2010-09-09 09:00:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of Americans' most memorable moments are shared at the family dinner table. To encourage families to "Share the Table" more often, Barilla, one of today's top Italian food groups, Mario Batali and Julianne Moore have teamed up with 10 notable celebrities to create the limited edition Celebrity Pasta Lovers' Cookbook. Available for download at www.ShareTheTable.com through October 15, the free cookbook is packed with family meal-sharing tips...

2010-09-08 18:35:00

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of Americans' most memorable moments are shared at the family dinner table. To encourage families to "Share the Table" more often, Barilla, one of today's top Italian food groups, Mario Batali and Julianne Moore have teamed up with 10 notable celebrities to create the limited edition Celebrity Pasta Lovers' Cookbook. Available for download at www.ShareTheTable.com through October 15, the free cookbook is packed with family meal-sharing tips...

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2010-09-03 06:10:00

A report said Thursday that over 49 million people in the U.S. do not have regular access to nutritious meals, putting them at risk for a raft of physical, psychological and social problems. The report published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association says that about 15 percent of households in the U.S. experienced food insecurity sometime during 2008. The report warned that the number of Americans who have trouble getting a nutritious meal is likely to rise. Over a third of...

2010-09-01 08:30:00

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- First Choice Power today kicked off Hunger Awareness Month with the announcement of the Food First(TM) program, an initiative to provide 1 million meals to Texans in need, and its first monthly food bank grant recipient. East Texas Food Bank will receive a $1,000 grant, a donation that will provide 8,000 meals to those in need in the East Texas area. The grant was awarded as a result of the food bank winning an ongoing monthly poll on First Choice...

2010-08-30 13:38:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A national survey conducted by the Walmart Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs of America found that cooking meals together is the top way moms and dads get kids to eat a healthy meal, and poultry products rank as the top food for getting kids to eat protein-rich dinners. While eating meals together is an important way families bond, one in six Americans are facing tough times and are unsure of where they will get their next meal. To view the multimedia...

2010-08-23 05:01:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This fall, Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) will embark on its largest branded initiative ever to fight hunger in America. Today the company kicked off Huddle to Fight Hunger, an integrated marketing campaign designed to achieve an important goal: give 20 million meals or more to Feeding America, the nation's leading hunger relief organization. The campaign will culminate in San Francisco on January 9, 2011, with the first-ever Kraft Fight...

2010-08-17 15:04:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For many kids, back to school means new school supplies, new clothes and new teachers. But for millions of children, going back to school means the comfort of knowing they will once again have regular meals provided five days a week. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100817/CG51824) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/CG51824) During the school year, 19.5 million children receive free and reduced-price meals at school. But...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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