Eating healthy is not always easy or cheap. That is why one North Texas college took it upon itself to grow fresh fruits and vegetables for its neighbors.
Hill County’s new garden by the jail is saving thousands of dollars in prison grocery costs. The first harvest isn’t yet complete, but the vegetables harvested so far have saved nearly $2,000.
With many families celebrating Spring Break this week, you might be in a crunch to get dinner on the table. Try this healthy meal that you can prepare in just five minutes.
At least one North Texas school district has turned up its nose at the new federal lunch program.
The number of North Texans sick with cyclospora, a rare infection spread through raw fruits and vegetables, is growing.
A food-borne illness is making its way across the state and health workers aren’t sure exactly where the contamination is originating.
One focus of the Texas Department of Agriculture is feeding the hungry. The department’s Texans Feeding Texans program awards grants to organizations to help offset the cost of getting surplus food products to Texas food banks.
Texas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.
For those who wish to break the chain of standard gardens, start from scratch by picking the brains of gardeners and staff at some signature local nurseries.
A study published in the respiratory medicine journal Thorax suggests the more fast food your child eats, the more likely they are to have develop asthma.
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.
A new study shows that people with the highest amounts of lycopene in their blood — an antioxidant found in tomatoes — were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke.