News tagged with fruits and vegetables

School-based kitchen gardens are getting an A+

Grow it, try it, and you just might like it is a motto many schools are embracing to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Through community-based kitchen garden programs, particularly those with dedicated ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Eating clean by going green this spring

The energetic and radiant hue of emerald green has been declared the spring color of 2013. While green shirts, pants and jackets will be seen everywhere this season, so should green food on your plate.

Mar 05, 2013
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Age-proof diet for longevity

By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.

Feb 28, 2013
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Smarter lunchrooms make lunch choices child's play

In January 2012, the United States Department of Agriculture passed a series of regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious, which included requiring schools to increase whole grain offerings and making students ...

Feb 22, 2013
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Fast food linked to asthma and eczema

(Medical Xpress)—A large international study led from The University of Auckland has shown that an increased risk of severe asthma, eczema and rhinitis in adolescents and children is associated with eating fast food three ...

Jan 23, 2013
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