Tag Archives: nutrition

What’s So Divisive About Candy Corn?

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm

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They’re white, orange and yellow, and these triangular shaped candies are perhaps some of the most divisive sweets ever created: candy corn.

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Supporters of organic foods still supporting its value a month after Stanford study

By on October 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:44 pm

Nearly a month after a Stanford study found little difference in nutritional value when comparing organic and non-organic foods, supporters of organic food are still responding to the study and defending the organic movement. TV celebrity Dr. Oz will be [...]

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Head Start works with UF on childhood obesity

By on September 28th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:54 pm

With an increase of childhood obesity in the program, Head Start decided to tackle the issue with the help of the University of Florida by educating children and parents alike.

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Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative awards two Alachua County schools

By on September 24th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:46 am

First lady Michelle Obama’s focus on improving the quality of food in schools has brought attention to the need for Alachua County kids to eat healthier.

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School nutrition changes

By on August 21st, 2012 | Last updated: September 6, 2012 at 2:37 pm

By Robert Lopez WUFT-FM In the first overhaul of school nutrition in 15 years, all schools around the country must be in compliance with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new school food rules this school year.  Florida schools have dealt with [...]

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