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Doritos, Fruit Snacks Get the Boot as Montgomery County Schools Ban Certain Additives

The same Montgomery County parents’ group that petitioned to get vending machines full of junk food locked until 30 minutes after the final bell and strawberry milk removed from cafeterias is celebrating another victory this week.

10/17/2014

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‘Eating Smart’ With High-Tech Utensils

We all know losing weight takes more than just a diet. Now even your fork and plate are being engineered to help you slim down.

10/02/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Dieters Move Past Calories, Food Makers Follow

Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.

04/10/2014

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FDA Proposes First Nutrition Label Updates Since Trans Fats Were Added

Nutrition labels found on the sides of pre-packaged foods will get an upgrade, if the Food and Drug Administration gets its way.

02/27/2014

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4 Lessons Potato Chip Makers Want Dietitians To Learn

Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation’s obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.

02/27/2014

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Strawberry Milk To Be Removed From Montgomery County Schools

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12/11/2013

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Study Finds That An Apple A Day Keeps Cancer Away

Apples have recently been added to the list of “Foods That Fight Cancer,” which is maintained by the American Institute of Cancer Research.

10/13/2012

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Cafeteria Worker Told Her Food Is Too Good To Serve To Students

A lunch lady was informed that she needed to use less of her culinary prowess in preparing food for students to eat, because children in other schools did not get to enjoy the same quality meal.

10/08/2012

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Study: 12 States Have Obesity Rate Higher Than 30 Percent

A new study indicates 12 states have an obesity rate higher than 30 percent.

08/14/2012

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