Short Talk about Fruits, Veggies seems to Boost Interest!
Fact or Fiction: Raw Veggies are Healthier than Cooked Ones
STRIVE, San Diego! is pleased to see that other programs are also successful in behavioral changes among low income families and the consumption of fruits and vegetables. Please view the full article to see how Double Up Food Bucks in Michigan have made a difference! http://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/dietnutrition/62583
LA Moves to Require Farmers Markets to Accept EBT
Cooking is crucial to our diets. It helps us digest food without expending huge amounts of energy. It softens food, such as cellulose fiber and raw meat, that our small teeth, weak jaws and digestive systems aren’t equipped to handle. And while we might hear from raw foodists that cooking kills vitamins and minerals in […]
The Government May Require Grocery Stores to Sell Healthier Food!
STRIVE, San Diego! initiative to implement and install EBT at Farmers Markets has been a progressive and innovative way to increase access to fresh fruits and produce. It is great to see that the city of Los Angeles realizes the importance of EBT at Farmers Markets. The Los Angeles City Council took a step toward […]
Most US Restaurants Exceed Recommended Calories!
When it comes to stores for those receiving SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits, the logic would seem to be: the more the merrier. The USDA has proposed some new rules, though, that would require smaller stores to stock a much larger selection of staple foods such as meat, dairy, produce, and breads. For Full […]
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Calorie-counters beware: A new study reports that more than nine in 10 U.S. restaurants are serving meals that exceed the recommended calorie limit for a single meal. And that’s just the entree. Drinks, appetizers and desserts weren’t included. “We feel the results are extremely important because there is […]