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Institute of Medicine panel proposes grading system for food

The Washington Post explains an Institute of Medicine report saying that “a symbol, such as a check mark or a star, should be displayed on the front of every food item and beverage sold in grocery stores so harried shoppers can … Continue reading

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Food prepared away from home harmful to children

The Time “Healthland” blog reported, “In the first study to examine the relationship between where food is prepared and increased calorie consumption, researchers report that eating commercially made food can lead children to take in more calories than if they … Continue reading

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Hopefully More States/Cities will Require Posting of Calories on Menus

  Health officials in New York City won a huge victory this week in the fight against the epidemic of childhood obesity. A federal judge upheld a proposed New York City regulation which will require some chain restaurants to post … Continue reading

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