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Nutrition

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Girl Scouts Of Connecticut Receives Grant From Aetna Foundation

    Girl Scouts of Connecticut has received a $25,000 grant from the Aetna Foundation to launch a pilot of its Live Healthy, Lead Healthy in Hartford's Asylum Hill neighborhood. The eight-week health and well-being program aims to help girls ages 5 -12...
  • Berkeley voters will weigh in on sugary drink tax in November

    The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to put a proposal to levy a one-cent-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages to voters in November, despite some opposition from local business owners. The decision makes...
  • Blitz Day To Increase Summer Meals Participation

    Blitz Day To Increase Summer Meals Participation
    On June 18, East Hartford organized a "Blitz Day' intended to encourage more children to take advantage of summer meals that will be provided by the CT No Kid Hungry campaign, a statewide anti-hunger and food security organization. Only one out of every...
  • Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer

    Stay Energetic During Your Fun-Filled Summer
    With warmer weather comes increased activity requiring loads of energy. Moms, dads, kids, grandparents, almost everyone is eager to take full advantage of the longer sunfilled days of summer. After all, while the weather is perfect, there is fun to be...
  • Free meals in Hampton are available for children in need this summer

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through the government-sponsored Summer Food Service Program. As of mid-June, dozens of sites in Hampton and Newport News were registered to serve free...
  • Mathews YMCA will run the county's summer meals program through its kids camps

    Students who are at risk for missing meals when school is out can get free meals during the summer through a government program. The Mathews Family YMCA provides the Summer Food Service Program for Mathews County, according to YMCA Branch Director Sheila...
  • The lowly potato has friends in high places

    PHILADELPHIA Born in the dirt, the humble white potato has lately been elevated to the main dish in a rollicking debate that is blurring the lines between politics and science. Congress is pushing hard to get the spuds included in the 40-year-old WIC...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Set yourself up for success with mindful eating

    Environmental Nutrition Be aware of your food environment -- plate size, food packages and distractions -- in order to achieve your goals for healthy eating. We all complain of not having enough time -- even for sitting down to a quiet meal. Instead, we...
  • Fitness Files: Trust Dr. Slayback on this one

    I'm a person who likes to eat. When not eating, I read about food. I read studies that say drink red wine, eat goji berries, toss down vitamin C, E and D. Coffee's good for us, and so is chocolate, and then there's green tea and kale and real butter....
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: To maintain weight, meal timing may be the key

    Environmental Nutrition Emerging research suggests that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. Nutrition experts have long suspected that skipping meals early in the day may result in increased hunger, which leads to overeating later in...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Reduce your exposure to toxins from grilled meats

    Environmental Nutrition PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), found in grilled, charred, pan-fried and smoked meats, are drawing increasing concern over their potentially toxic effects on health. What are PAHs? PAHs are a group of over 100 different...