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2013-02-27 14:05:54

The term ℠libertarian paternalism´ is a peculiar phrase because it invokes feelings about two seemingly contradictory philosophies. Yet, as a principle of the behavioral sciences, this phrase actually implies gentle guidance, without force. Recently, the USDA passed regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious. Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to increase whole grain offerings, cap the fat of milk at 1% for white and non-fat...

School Snack Crackdown Proposed By The USDA
2013-02-02 06:10:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has proposed new nutritional requirements that would limit the types of snack foods and beverages that can be sold in school vending machines. The agency´s new Smart Snacks in School proposal, which was announced on Friday, would prohibit the sale of any food product over 200 calories in vending machines while also requiring snacks to meet a series of other stringent nutritional...

2013-02-01 23:03:35

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as result of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 The Alliance for a Healthier Generation applauds the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today, in the release of the proposed national nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold in school as...


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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