User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Consumption :: Nutrition
Last updated: Aug 13 2018 01:57 IST RSS 2.0
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Penn Medicine is cutting back on the sugary drinks 13.8.2018 News
Penn's policy won't wall off items like Diet Coke. Penn said it will continue to provide diet beverages, unsweetened beverages, 100 percent fruit juice, milk, and flavored water.
Veroni brings Italian authenticity to U.S. markets with New Jersey plant 7.8.2018 News
Veroni, an Italian company that produces cured meat products such as salami and prosciutto, opened a plant in Logan Township, N.J., two years ago, but has remained committed to its Italian roots as it ventures into new food trends, including meat snacks.
Making California’s Farmers Markets Accessible to All 6.8.2018 American Prospect
Elias Funez/The Union via AP A busy farmers market in Nevada City, California Last month, a complex government contracting decision created tumult in the farmers market world by threatening the ability of  nearly 2,000  markets across the country to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps. However, thanks to a resilient state program, only one of those markets was in California. The U.S. Department of Agriculture runs a program in which private contractors provide software and Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) processing equipment to farmers markets. But as the Prospect  reported  last month, the federal government abruptly changed its contract, forcing one major software company to announce it was going out of business during prime market season. The nonprofit Farmers Market Coalition began to  crowdfund  for markets to buy new equipment, and the National Association of Farmers Market Nutrition Programs and the  state of New Y ork   hashed  out ...
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Jersey Shore's hidden restaurant gems | Craig LaBan 3.8.2018 News
Sometimes, the unexpected meals at those out-of-the-way Shore places are the most memorable. Here are a few of our family's favorites.
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Lighten up summer meals with these veggie swaps 1.8.2018 News
5 veggie swaps to lighten up meals this summer season.
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White Earth hopes food truck puts reservation on road to better health 28.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Tribal leaders believe a food truck once owned by famed Sioux Chef Sean Sherman can help connect White Earth members to healthier eating choices — and slow the reservation's diabetes epidemic. The idea is gaining speed.
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Slinging fresh fruit and veggies in the junk-food capital of the Jersey Shore 26.7.2018 News
From June to Labor Day, Island Produce's colorful fruit trucks drive around Wildwood, Wilwood Crest, and North Wildwood selling produce. Dave Mayer started the business in 1989.
Acai, the super food super trend that's good for you, and good for business 25.7.2018 News
Philly SoBol has become poplar with the after-yoga, after-spinning crowd. Quinn and Nestor are opening a second location, twice as big, in University City next month.
How kids' brains react to food may cause them to overeat, Penn State study finds 24.7.2018 News
A new study out of Penn State shows that overeating in children, which can lead to obesity later in life, correlates with the children's brain responses to food - that is, how the kids are thinking about what they eat.
The SNAP Crisis at Farmers Markets Across the Country 19.7.2018 American Prospect
Edwin Remsberg / VWPics via AP Images Crates of green peppers, cucumbers, peaches and tomatoes for sale at a farmer's market in Westminster, Maryland  It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in the North Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh, where the North Side farmers market sets up each week. As shoppers mill about to music that’s wafting over from a nearby festival, a long line has formed at the tent operated by Just Harvest, a local anti-hunger nonprofit. Surrounded by a couple dozen vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, cheeses, jams, and jellies, Just Harvest staff assist recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, previously called food stamps) so that they’ll be able to use their SNAP benefits to buy any fresh food item at the market. But farmers’ business at the North Side market and other such markets across Pittsburgh—and the thousands of SNAP participants that buy from them—are currently threatened by an Agriculture Department contracting decision. Because of a change in ...
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Good fats, bad fats, and why the ketogenic diet matters 13.7.2018 News
Trans fats, which started out as a healthy alternative, and then were proven to be anything but healthy, are being shut out of the food supply. Time to get back to basics and stop fearing real fats.
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In deep water: Water economy is threatened by climate change 7.7.2018 Resource Efficiency |
With water quickly becoming a scarce resource, market innovations are changing the way we use it.
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Atlantic City restaurants: New casinos, diverse independent spots create rising culinary energy 6.7.2018 News
Craig LaBan explores the new restaurants at Ocean Resort, Hard Rock and other worthy places beyond the Boardwalk in Atlantic City.
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Science of slimming: What happens when you 'burn' fat? 4.7.2018 News
There's a whole world in those stubborn fat cells.
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Jersey Shore restaurants offer tasty food options from Cape May to LBI 29.6.2018 News
Fresh fish. Fried scallops. Stunning views. The first part of Craig LaBan's guide to dining at the Jersey Shore.
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The Philly health care plan that offers food as medicine 23.6.2018 News
A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.
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Garden-inspired cocktails bring veggies from the kitchen to the bar 21.6.2018 News
As gardens begin to grow, veggie-inspired cocktails are popping up on menus citywide. Learn where to find the savory spirited drinks and how to make your own.
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ICE carries out its largest immigration raid in recent history, arresting 146 20.6.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
More than 100 federal agents with Immigration and Customs Enforcement raided a major meat supplier in Salem, Ohio, on Tuesday. It was ICE's second massive operation in Ohio in as many weeks.
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Major study on Mediterranean Diet was retracted, but this cardiologist recommends this way of eating 19.6.2018 News
A groundbreaking trial evaluating the Mediterranean Diet, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2013, was recently retracted. A cardiologist explains what happened.
Attacking people in poverty for buying birthday cakes and other treats with food stamps 18.6.2018 News
"To be honest, race plays a part."
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