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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

Nutrition

Junk food tax goes into effect on Navajo Nation

2 percent increase in sales tax for junk food sold on Navajo Nation goes into effect
Published: 04/01/15

Sign-up day for farmers who want to participate in SNAP

Sign-up day planned in Rocky Mount for farmers who want to participate in nutrition program
Published: 04/01/15
Program to put 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending

Program to put 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending

Kraft says program to put dietitian group's 'Kids Eat Right' logo on Kraft Singles ending
Published: 03/31/15
First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge

First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge

Michelle Obama again asking kids to compete to make healthy lunch recipes, attend state dinner
Published: 03/31/15

GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products

GNC reaches agreement with NY Attorney General over its Herbal Plus products
Published: 03/30/15
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

An apple a day may not keep the doctor away, study says

Forget the proverb: An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away, new study finds
Published: 03/30/15
Combine edamame and walnuts for savory vegan taco

Combine edamame and walnuts for savory vegan taco "meat"

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for edamame and walnut lettuce wraps
Published: 03/30/15

Report: Glitch cuts off food stamp benefits for some

Advocates for the poor say many eligible residents losing food stamp benefits
Published: 03/27/15

FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

FDA seeks new information on safety, efficacy of unproven homeopathic remedies
Published: 03/26/15

3 Tennessee state parks hold weight-loss contest

3 state parks in West Tennessee hold weight-loss competition modeled after TV show
Published: 03/25/15