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2014-06-04 20:21:02

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) customer Consuelo Torres, a single mother of two girls in Lennox, Calif., says she is grateful that the company, along with the Maravilla Foundation, replaced the original heater in her 1935 home during a cold spell earlier this year. Keith Barton, another SoCalGas customer, also had work done in his North Hollywood, Calif., home. They took part in the Energy Savings...

2014-06-04 11:14:56

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences When participants in a local Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program received vouchers for fruits and vegetables at area farmers markets, they ate a greater variety of vegetables and more often chose fruits or vegetables as snacks. But a survey comparing prices at grocery stores and farmers markets showed that better produce prices could be found in local supermarkets, says a new University of Illinois...

Despite Worsening Economic Conditions, Infant Health Has Improved Among US Poor
2014-05-23 03:51:50

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs Despite worsening economic conditions for those at the bottom, infant health has steadily improved among the most disadvantaged Americans, according to a review published in Science by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. The researchers cite programs and policies like Medicaid, the Supplemental Feeding Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) and the Food...

2014-05-07 09:46:25

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Low-income and minority communities and people participating in food assistance programs are more likely to consume fewer fruits and vegetables, depriving them of the health benefits of those foods. However, the government provides assistance, such as the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), designed to improve the dietary quality of at-risk women and children and improve...

2014-02-06 23:26:21

Fitness Enthusiasts can now earn more, get fit and expand their own health and fitness practice. With limited space offered on the Precision Nutrition Certification Program, only a select few will make the cut onto the Presale-List. (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Precision Nutrition (PN) is pleased to announce today the commencement of registrations to its world renowned PN Certification Presale List. As a premier health and nutritional program, the PN Certification Program is a unique...

2014-01-29 12:28:07

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) and chair of the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health on the Conference Report on H.R. 2642 - Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013, also known as the Farm Bill, which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives today. (Logo:...

Bigger Bowl Makes Kids Ask For Larger Portions
2013-11-21 13:07:33

[ Watch The Video: How To Estimate Portions And Servings ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two studies from a team of American and Dutch researchers have found that larger bowl sizes bias children toward requesting larger portion sizes and eating more food, according to a report published earlier this week in The Journal of Pediatrics. Previous research has shown that bigger dishes cause adults to eat bigger portions and the new report found the same...

2013-10-01 23:04:34

Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. announces that its 42nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and Community Luncheon will take place on Thursday, October 30th, 2013 at The Westmoreland Club, Wilkes-Barre. The Community Luncheon will feature Bill England, MSW, PA State Director of Enroll America as keynote speaker. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces that its 42nd Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors and...

2013-09-27 23:02:32

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. announces they are a recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Robert Y. Moffat Family Charitable Trust. The grant will fund the addition of a prenatal education module to the MFHS self directed interactive kiosk system. Wilkes-Barre, PA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) announces they are a recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Robert Y. Moffat Family Charitable Trust. The grant will fund the addition of a...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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