Latest Veggies Stories

2014-02-12 08:29:19

New Organic Children's Beverage Deliciously Disguises a Full Serving of Vegetables in Each Box DENVER, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Determined to take veggies from "YUCK" to "YUM," Sneakz Organic, today announced the national launch of its tasty, new children's beverage that delivers one full serving of vegetables in an 8oz. USDA Organic shake. With 75 percent of children in the U.S. not eating their daily recommended servings of vegetables(*), Sneakz combines great taste with...

2013-12-30 08:24:50

A child explores a magical world, where veggies talk, and tell unbelievable stories. "Garden Super Hero Tales" reveals where veggies came from, what adventures they had along the way, and how they can transform any child into a super hero. TRIER, Germany, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Journalist, career woman, and full-time mom, Mihaela Lica Butler released a children's book that brings a world of magic and cooking fun into the family kitchen. "Garden Super Hero Tales" inspires...

2013-08-08 23:23:33

Gluten-free cooking expert, Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks—including 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes and the President/Founder of Savory Palate, LLC—offers tips for getting kids to eat more vegetables. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 “Many families are trying to eat more vegetables these days,” says Carol Fenster, author of 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes. “But getting the kids to eat their vegetables can be challenging, so here are some tips to make vegetables more...

2012-08-02 23:02:08

TheDailyRadish offers vegetarians the latest news and tips. In their latest blog post, Jenny Sangler announces an in-depth look at the best organic foods for vegetarian babies. Del Mar, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 TheDailyRadish.com is one of the world´s most visited Vegetarian blogs. Offering daily tips and news to those enjoying a diet without meat, information can be read directly from their blog, or via a daily digest email. Today, Jenny Sangler at TheDailyRadish.com published their...

Stealth Veggies: Good Or Bad For Our Children?
2012-03-03 05:11:34

Scientists are concerned that sneaking fruits and veggies into childrens´ food doesn´t do as much good as parents would like. Getting children to eat the daily recommended amount of fruits and vegetables is no easy chore for any parent. However, statistics show that our kids are not getting enough vegetables in their daily diets. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System surveyed adolescents and found that only 21 percent of...

2011-08-12 00:00:03

Gluten-free cooking expert, Carol Fenster, author of 10 gluten-free cookbooks, offers tips for getting kids to eat vegetables. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 "Many families are trying to eat more vegetables these days," says Carol Fenster, author of 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes. But getting the kids to eat their vegetables can be challenging, so here are some tips to make vegetables more appealing to them: *Make veggies accessible. Kids are more likely to eat veggies if they're...

2011-06-06 11:35:00

BERKELEY, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Annie's, Inc. today announced The Village School in Eugene, Ore. as the winner in its second Root 4 Kids contest encouraging kids to dig and plant new veggies. The Village School generated more sign-ups than over 750 other schools throughout the nation competing to win their choice of a Farm to School program or school garden. Root 4 Kids, a cause-related campaign conducted in partnership with the National Farm to School Network, has set out...

2011-06-02 09:45:00

New USDA food icon supports Dietary Guidelines HOCKESSIN, Del., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a replacement for its current food pyramid in support of dietary recommendations from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 to make half your plate fruits and vegetables. The new plate icon is sectioned off to show fruits and vegetables as half of the plate, making the recommendation easy to understand. "This science-based...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'