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Food News Wrap: July 22

We keep saying it, and we’re still going to keep saying it: Watch what your kids are watching on TV, because it’s hard to say who else is watching out for them. Exhibit A: Coming up at the same time period as proposed new federal guidelines, food manufacturers have drafted their own nutrition guidelines for marketing to kids. […]

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Food News Wrap: July 8

This week, we are striving for balance. We’re reeling from the new report from the Trust For America’s health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on the national obesity crisis. The report shows that obesity increased in every state last year, and that more than 12 million children and adolescents are considered obese. At the same […]

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Food News Wrap: July 1

As we head into the holiday weekend, we’re thinking all about healthy summer eats for kids. Some of the most troubling things we’ve read this week have come out of the Childhood Obesity Conference, including the fact that the average teen sees five fast food ads per day, and the average preschooler sees more than 1000 fast food […]

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Food News Wrap: June 24

School’s out – finally – and it’s time to think about how we are going to be nourishing our kids over the summer. Will it be a fresh, farm-picked fruits-and-veggies kind of summer? Or will it be more about the soda, chips, and fries? We started asking ourselves this question after we saw today’s New York […]

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Food News Wrap: June 17

After a brief hiatus from the news business (moving will do that to you) we are back with a doozy of a week in kids’ food news. Did you hear that L.A. schools have voted to eliminate flavored milk as of July 1? They are the biggest school district in the country to do so […]

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Weekly News Bites: May 13

It’s spring, the flowers are out, and the farmers’ markets are overflowing with the freshest new produce. If you haven’t been cooking with them already, it’s time to get to know your spring fruits and vegetables. To get started, check out this great primer on spring fruits and veggies from Big Girls, Small Kitchen on […]

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