WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Americans who rely on the federal food stamp program will lose their benefits under a new Trump administration rule that will tighten work requirements...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for lifestyle and dietary changes to address the paradox of a world in which people suffer from malnutrition in some areas and obesity in...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One-third of children worldwide under age 5 — about 200 million youngsters — are either undernourished or overweight, undermining their full potential to grow and develop,...
NEW YORK (AP) — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple.
A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough...
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Orange, yellow, white and purple carrots of all shapes and sizes were harvested this week as part of a research trial to test carrots' genetic resistance to...
CHICAGO (AP) — Americans' diets are a little less sweet and a little crunchier but there's still too much sugar, white bread and artery-clogging fat, a study suggests.
ATLANTA (AP) — On his way home, Darnell Eleby paused before boarding the commuter train in Atlanta's Five Points station and maneuvered his wheelchair to a stop not seen on many mass transit...
Breakfast, as you may have heard, is the most important meal of the day. That's especially true for kids returning to school, who need fuel for energy and learning.
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Florida can limit who gets to give dietary advice, a federal court ruled.
The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by a health coach who was fined for practicing without a dietary license. Heather...
CHICAGO (AP) — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a...
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — For Dr. Ryan Brower, food is medicine.
Coming to Mankato three years ago, the family medicine resident at Mayo Clinic Health System's Eastridge clinic brought a passion...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Dalvin Cook's rookie year was dominated by his rehabilitation from reconstructive knee surgery, and his second season included recuperation from a significant hamstring strain....
NEW YORK (AP) — In California, Heather Del Castillo offered tips on natural eating as a health coach. But in Florida, the title didn't qualify her to give nutrition advice.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea vowed Monday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through U.N. agencies while it also...
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi group is gearing up for a summer nutrition program to help needy families.
The Tupelo/Lee County Hunger Coalition is extending its weekend backpack...
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal legislation has been re-introduced to allow tribal governments to administer child nutrition programs in their communities.
NEW YORK (AP) — Is white bread about to make a comeback on school lunch menus?
After complaints about taste and costs, the Trump administration rolled back a rule that required foods like...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's statewide school board is moving to preserve rules about how school buses operate, charter schools run and administrators are held accountable.
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — As social issues have evolved in the community, so too have the roles schools play in supporting their families.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Auditors with the state of Indiana have raised concerns about oversight in child nutrition and special education accounts for Munster's school district.
If you don't eat properly, you won't heal so well.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Braden Burke sat at his stall finishing off the last remnants of his lunch as reporters filled the Michigan State locker room.
NEW YORK (AP) — With keto-friendly recipes sweeping social media, some followers of low-carb eating are hoping for a nod of approval in the upcoming U.S. dietary guidelines that advise Americans...
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Another trial starting date has been set for two southeast Iowa women accused of not providing enough nutrition to the son of one of them, contributing to his...
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Kitchen staff arrive at the former Fall Creek Valley Care Center at 4:30 to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday to make nutritious meals for close to 400 seniors in Eau Claire and...
MONROE, La. (AP) — A new coalition is providing athletic shoes for 40 children at one Louisiana elementary school.
Members learned that children were coming to the office at Barkdull Faulk...
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Police arrested the manager of a health and nutrition store after a raid turned up dozens of bottles of a cat sedative linked to bizarre behavior in humans.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota schools are replacing pizza and chicken tenders at lunch with fresher, locally grown foods as education leaders and nutritionists rethink the school meal system that...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Minnesota lawmakers are proposing a bill that would reimburse school districts for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Hill's Pet Nutrition plans to spend $20 million to expand its plant in Shawnee County during the next two years.
The expansion announced Wednesday by economic development leaders will create only six new jobs, which reduced the incentives given to the company for expansion of its Pet Nutrition Center.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Salted Caramel, Reese's, Blueberry Muffin, Cinnamon Toast and Strawberry Cheesecake. The menu at the new Nutrition smoothie bars reads like an ice cream shop or bakery, not a health food shop.
While the flavors may be sinful, the shakes are not. Each protein shake has just 200 calories and only 11 to 15 grams of carbs. As an added bonus, each shake offers 24 grams of protein and 21 vitamins and minerals.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizonans who receive food stamps are getting their February benefits early because of the federal government's partial shutdown, and state officials want recipients to know they won't be getting additional benefits during February.
NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.
Eggs should be limited to fewer than about four a week, the report says. Dairy foods should be about a serving a day, or less.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana is issuing February nutrition assistance payments early due to the federal government shutdown.
Low-income residents should see their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program payments for February show up on their electronic benefit transfer cards on Thursday.
The Department of Public Health and Human Services emphasizes these are early payments, not extra payments, and must stretch through February.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services says food stamp beneficiaries will have access to their February benefits earlier than usual as employees deal with the impact of the partial government shutdown.
Eligible households will be able to get food stamps starting Jan. 20, instead of the regular availability date of Feb. 5.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials say people whose Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are up for recertification this month need to act quickly.
The state's Division of Children and Family Services says federal officials have asked states to issue February food benefits early, citing the partial federal government shutdown. Officials say the nearly 74,000 Nebraska households enrolled in the nutrition aid program will see their next monthly allocation by Jan. 20.
DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer.
Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving.
Bud Light is likely the first of many to make the move. The labels aren't legally required, but major beer makers agreed in 2016 to voluntarily disclose nutrition facts on their products by 2020.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is asking states to issue the February benefits on or before Jan. 20 so that they can be paid to the nearly 40 million Americans in the program. SNAP is already fully funded for January.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas?
If you're planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you're sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family about how best to do it. It seems like everyone has an opinion, and new fads emerge every year.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The new farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday prevents maple syrup and honey producers from being required to list their pure products as containing added sugars on their nutrition labels — a plan proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration months ago that producers said was misleading.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A pilot program to make it easier for low-income pregnant women and young families to get nutritious food has been expanded state wide.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Auditor's Office is investigating the Biloxi School District over reports of fraud in a child nutrition program.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Richard Proudfit, the founder of Feed My Starving Children, a Minnesota-based nonprofit that has delivered billions of nutritious meals to malnourished children worldwide, has died. He was 88.
Proudfit died Tuesday at a nursing home in Bloomington, Minnesota, said Andy Carr, a spokesman for Coon Rapids-based Feed My Starving Children . Carr did not know the cause of death.
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Demand for healthy, natural food is extending from humans to their pets.
Petco announced Tuesday it will stop selling dog and cat food and treats with artificial colors, flavors and preservatives, both online and at its nearly 1,500 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
"We are making sure we are always taking the nutritional high ground," Petco CEO Ron Coughlin told The Associated Press.