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2013-03-12 15:33:32

A new study from the Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reports that sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are primarily responsible for higher caloric intakes of children that consume SSBs as compared to children that do not (on a given day). In addition, SSB consumption is also associated with higher intake of unhealthy foods. The results are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Over the past 20 years, consumption of SSBs –...

soda ban gets canned
2013-03-12 08:24:36

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The fight to cut down on the sale and consumption of large sugary sodas in New York City just saw its first real setback. A ban on large-size sodas that was set to go into effect today will have to wait, after a state judge blocked the measure, calling the movement arbitrary and improperly enacted. The verdict hands a huge victory to the beverage industry. NY Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling on Monday wrote in his...

2013-03-02 23:02:38

Grow is a powerful voice in changing the way people think about vending. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 The principles behind Grow Vending are aligned with the new bill introduced by California lawmakers to regulate snacks sold in vending machines. The bill would require at least 50% of the food sold in vending machines on state properties to meet implemented nutritional guidelines by Jan. 1, 2015, followed by 75% compliance in 2016, and ending with 100% compliance by 2017. Grow...

2013-02-25 23:00:37

Sprout machines provide nutritious snacks, supporting the transition towards healthier schools. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Sprout Healthy Vending is right on board with the Obama administration´s plan to establish nutrition standards for food sold in schools for the 2014-15 school year. In an attempt to not only provide quality, healthy options, Sprout Healthy Vending is determined to work with the USDA to change the mindset of school administrators and students when it...

2013-02-24 23:01:47

Organic Angels owners Scott and Sarah Butler have praised the recent joint health initiative aimed at Australia's rising obesity and diabetes crises. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) February 25, 2013 Three of Australia's leading health organisations recently released recommendations and launched a new television campaign to tackle soft drink overconsumption. Calling for immediate action, the Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia have jointly targeted...

2013-02-20 23:00:40

Initial Testing Indicates Taste is Out of this World®! Denver, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Fuzzee Bee Beverage Company, the makers of ZUN® energy drink, have decided to evolve the ever growing, popular brand into an all-natural, low calorie, caffeine free, “pop”, packed in a kid friendly (non glass), eye catching package. ZUN POP® proposes low calories and big taste, with 5 new Incredibly Refreshing®, Out of This World® flavors. The product formulation is...

2013-02-12 23:02:47

Juice and diet soda aren't the right tools to use in the fight against childhood obesity, Grins chief says. Grins offers a better alternative with fewer than half the calories of a glass of apple juice. Many schools have already embraced Grins as a healthy option to help kids stay hydrated. Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 Grins, a better-for-you beverage with a growing following among schools and retailers on the East Coast, has a bone to pick with the U.S. Department of...

2013-02-08 23:03:20

In addition to already meeting and in most locations exceeding the USDA guidelines, Fresh Healthy Vending also specializes in creating menus for their machines that adhere to specific Local, County, School District and Specialty Dietary Guidelines. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 The USDA recently launched the Smart Snacks in Schools regulations, part of the 2010 Healthy Hungry Free Kids Act. The new rules will regulate what is sold in vending machines and school cafeterias. Vending...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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