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From Policy to Plate: Healthy School Meals Start With Us

By Brenda Alvarez Most parents and educators want school cafeterias to serve food that is fresh, local, organic, and nutritious. But the truth is that many school nutrition programs operate on a freezer-to-oven basis. Meals arrive highly processed and ready to pop into the oven. That’s what Sheila Mulrooney Eldred found nearly a decade ago when she first visited public …

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Dallas gives birth to first baby from a uterus transplant

(AP) – The first birth as a result of a womb transplant in the United States occurred in Dallas, a milestone for the U.S. but one achieved several years ago in Sweden. A woman who had been born without a uterus gave birth to the baby at Baylor University Medical Center. Hospital spokesman Craig Civale confirmed Friday that the birth had …

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Ways you can make money online!!!

How many articles are there about making money online? Thousands? Millions? Enough? Probably. But there’s a problem. Too many of them are just sales pitches to convince you to sign up for some seminar, webinar, training session or some other way to become an online millionaire. They really give online money making a bad name. But it is possible to …

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How much a decade of obesity raises your cancer risk

By Jacqueline Howard CNN CNN – The longer a woman is overweight or obese, the more her risk of cancer may increase along with the time. A new longitudinal study on postmenopausal women, published in the journal PLOS Medicine on Tuesday, reveals that the duration of having a high body mass index is linked to a higher risk of developing …

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Daily chocolate intake linked to lower risk of diabetes, heart disease

Written by Honor Whiteman Could a doctor’s visit one day result in a prescription for chocolate? According to a new study, it is possible. Researchers suggest that consuming a small amount of chocolate every day may lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease. Eating chocolate every day could lower the risk of diabetes and heart disease, say researchers. Study …

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