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Study: Action-Packed TV Might Make You Snack More

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That’s the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.

09/01/2014

Newly arrived Hostess Twinkie snack cakes in a store on July 14, 2013. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Returned Twinkies May Be Smaller Than People Recall

Twinkies are back, but they may be a bit smaller than you remember. It turns out the spongy yellow cakes may also be a little smaller than the last Twinkies people ate.

07/15/2013

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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

European Union Promotes Child Nutrition

Healthy, Kid-Friendly Summer Snacks

Dietitian Claire Florsheim shares healthy, kid-friendly summer snacks with Tracy Kornet during CBS 11 News at 4.

CBS 11–06/26/2013

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Target Rolling Out Organic, Natural Grocery Brand

Target Corp. is planning a new organic and natural store brand as it works to rev up its grocery business.

06/07/2013

Snacks and drinks with higher nutritional value are displayed. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

USDA Wants “Smart Snacks” In School Vending Machines

When the USDA mandated new nutrition standards for meals served in schools, the amount of snacks sold in vending machines went up significantly. Officials are addressing the issue with a proposed new Smart Snacks in School rule.

CBSDFW.COM–02/06/2013

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Twinkies Maker Hostess Going Out Of Business

Hostess announced Friday that the company will be going out of business. The snack food maker, based in Irving, is best known for treats like Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread.

11/16/2012

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Irving-Based Hostess To File For Bankruptcy, Again

There are reports out Tuesday that, for the second time in less than a decade, Irving-based Hostess Brands Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection.

01/10/2012

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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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Best Small Plates & Tapas In Dallas

Sharing tapas and small plates is easy and fun. The more you share, the more you get to try!

10/19/2010