Nutrition

Senator Dick Durbin Tours New Healthy Lunch In Schools Program

DISD Students Eat Dinner At School

In some DISD schools dinner is part of the after school meal program.

CBS 11–01/28/2015

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‘Little’ North Texas Town Encouraging Residents To Get In Shape

The Town of Little Elm thinks it’s too big – and we’re not talking population. To combat the issue, the city is asking residents there to get on the scale.

CBSDFW.COM–01/02/2015

Add Berries To Yogurt For A Parfait

Top 5: Healthy Foods That Aren’t So Healthy

Many foods labeled as healthy might not be any better than their alternatives.

09/29/2014

Senator Dick Durbin Tours New Healthy Lunch In Schools Program

Carroll ISD Opting Out Of Federal Lunch Program

At least one North Texas school district has turned up its nose at the new federal lunch program.

KRLD–08/28/2013

Overweight teenagers during a morning walk. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas, Libraries Work Against Childhood Obesity

Hundreds of public libraries and schools across Texas are eligible to receive nutrition and fitness-related books and DVDs to help fight childhood obesity.

07/16/2013

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USDA Replacing Junk Food In Schools With “Smart Snacks”

Students, say goodbye to junk food temptations during school hours. The USDA is replacing potato chips and candy bars with baked chips and granola bars as part of new standards for the nation’s schools.

06/27/2013

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Ask An Expert: Best Workout Recipes

A good fitness routine helps keep your body running at its optimum level. Whether you’re an athlete or a novice, in order to keep your body moving, you have to fuel it with the right food.

04/17/2013

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Researchers Try To Separate Obesity Fact & Fiction

Researchers who reviewed the science behind some widely held obesity beliefs found it lacking. Their report says dogma and fallacies are detracting from real solutions to the nation’s weight problems.

01/31/2013

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Pediatricians Offer First Report On Organic Foods

Parents who want to reduce their kids’ exposure to pesticides may seek out organic fruits and vegetables, but they aren’t necessarily safer or more nutritious than conventional foods.

10/22/2012

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Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Under Fire From Schools

Could Flamin’ Hot Cheetos be hazardous to your health? Some school districts are banning the snack, claiming it provides no nutritional value — and may even be addictive.

10/17/2012

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Hunger In Texas The Topic For State Lawmakers

Researchers and lawmakers refer to it as Food Insecurity or availability of food in areas and one’s access to it. In Austin today lawmakers are trying to break down why there are food shortages across the state and find ways to solve the problem.

05/22/2012

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Too Fat To Serve: Military Wages War On Obesity

The Pentagon spends more than $1 billion a year on medical care relating to weight and obesity. And America’s growing weight problem means finding new troops fit enough to fight has never been more challenging.

03/08/2012

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