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Nutrition

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Certain Foods Can Help Prevent Sickness

Nobody wants to get sick. You can wash your hands. You can get a flu shot. But some foods will actually help prevent you from getting ill.

12/08/2011

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Where’s The Salt? Hidden In Your Thanksgiving Menu

No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.

11/22/2011

Cafeteria workers prepare lunches for school children. (credit: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Congress Pushes Back On Healthier School Lunches

Congress is fighting to keep pizza and french fries on school lunch lines, picking apart an Obama administration proposal to make school lunches healthier.

11/15/2011

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Report Looks At Poverty & Health Of Dallas County Children

According to a new report, the number of Dallas County children living below the poverty line is enough to fill Cowboys Stadium – more than twice!

11/14/2011

Fat Book Maggie Goes On Diet

Parents & Health Experts Frustrated By ‘Diet’ Book

A new book called ‘Maggie goes on a diet’ has some parents and health professionals upset over the message the book is sending to young girls.

08/22/2011

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McDonald’s: Apple Slices In Every Happy Meal

McDonald’s Corp. is adding apples to all its Happy Meals and launching a nutrition-focused mobile phone app as part of a broader health push.

07/26/2011

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Washington Decision Could Affect Quality Of DFW School Lunches

A food fight in Washington over school lunches has trickled down to Dallas/Fort Worth Area ISDs, where parents are frustrated that lawmakers may pick cost over nutrition.

06/01/2011

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Lower-Calorie Barbecue & Picnic Foods Recipes

Summertime comes with food temptations that can sabotage good intentions for healthy eating. Here are some lower-calorie alternatives to popular barbecue and picnic foods.

05/30/2011

No To Starch – USDA Changing School Nutrition Guidelines

It’s getting harder to find white potatoes in your child’s school cafeteria these days. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reducing the amount that can be served and changing other nutrition guidelines.

05/19/2011

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More DISD Students Getting ‘Breakfast In The Classroom’

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and now, thanks to a new program, more children in the Dallas Independent School District will have access to it.

05/17/2011

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Local Students Cooking Up Edible Arts & Crafts

The Kids Teaching Kids program in North Texas schools is helping elementary and high school students understand the importance of being healthy.

04/11/2011

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Taco Bell Has Beef With Claims About Its Beef

Fast food giant Taco Bell says it will take legal action against parties who filed a class-action lawsuit claiming the chain’s beef isn’t really beef.

CBSDFW.COM–01/26/2011

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