Limiting School Snacks Boosts Fruit, Veggie Consumption
The increase, while modest, was significant, study finds
FRIDAY, Dec. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Restricting the availability of unhealthy snacks in elementary schools led to a small increase in fruit and vegetable consumption among fifth-graders, a new study found.
The roughly 3 percen...
School Salad Bar Boosts Kids' Fruit, Veggie Intake
Servings rose from 3 to 4 per day after service was added to lunchroom, study found
FRIDAY, Dec. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Simply adding a salad bar to the school lunch room helps elementary school students eat significantly more fruits and vegetables, U.S. researchers say.
The University of Cal...
Macca Calls for Veggie World to Prevent Global Warming
Sir Paul McCartney says that global warming can be prevented if people across the world turn vegetarian .
The former 'Beatle' feels that the suggestion that livestock farming is done in mankind's favour borders on myth.
"Livestock farming is one of the biggest destroyers of the p...
Nemcova Turns Veggie to Save Fish
Supermodel Petra Nemcova turned vegetarian to help save the lives of fish.
The 28-year-old gave up meat and dairy products in February after reading an article about the extinction of fishes.
"I read that if we fish the way we fish, in 2048 there will be no more fish left, which is...
Today’s Teens Slacking on Fruit, Veggie Intak
Despite recent national initiatives to encourage healthy eating habits, teens in middle adolescence are eating fewer fruits and vegetables than in 1999, a new study reveals.// And the situation only worsens as teens get older.
“Fruit and vegetable intake is important for the prevention of fut...
How Veggie Pros, Tomato and Broccoli, Con Prostate Cancer
It seems as though reprieve from prostate cancer is as close as your kitchen garden. This can mean the world to the estimated 32,000 men who are diagnosed with the disease// annually. Further, statistics also show that nearly 10,000 men die due to the disease every year.
A novel study has dem...
Meatless Burgers, Hot Dogs Not Always Full of Veggies
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First-Person Stories Gathered on Web Shape New Nonfiction TV Series from Veteran Producers
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'Eco-Atkins' Diet Sheds More Than Pounds
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burgers or Special K protein that every store carries. A lot of low-carb breads have higher protein," she said. "Those are easy changes you can build ...
Carolina Care Plan Launches New Home Delivery Program for Organic Produce
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U, which teaches children in more than 1,600 classrooms around the U.S. the value of a lifestyle that involves good nutrition and eating habits.
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Women double fruit, veggie intake with switch to Mediterranean diet plan
ANN ARBOR, Mich. In a new study led by the University of Michigan Health System, women more than doubled their fruit and vegetable intakes and dramatically increased their consumption of "good" fats when they were counseled by registered dietitians and provided with a list of guidelines on the am...
Salmon go veggie to save wild fish stocks
Salmon, like humans, require omega-3 fatty acids in their diet to function healthily. But as the fish farming industry expands, feeding salmon and other aquatic species with pellets containing fishmeal and oil derived from processing wild-caught marine fish is unsustainable in the long term. This i...