healthy food

New England News
12:50 pm
Sat May 17, 2014

Kids Face Pitfalls When It Comes To Lunch, Snacks

Credit Jon Sullivan via Wikimedia Commons

From processed foods to vending machines, unhealthy food choices are around every corner for kids.

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New England News
4:48 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Community Discussion Focuses On Providing Healthy Food To Northern Berkshires

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A state-funded wellness initiative in the Northern Berkshires is holding a community discussion on addressing the region’s nutritional challenges.

The North Berkshire chapter of Mass In Motion, a state-funded program that encourages health-conscious lifestyles through exercise, nutrition, and community involvement, is holding a community-wide event that will focus on connecting residents to fresh and healthy food.

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New York News
12:36 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

At New Healthy Living Market, Worldview, Food Intersect

This noteworthy pots-and-pans installation greets you in the expansive entranceway to the market. The size of the store rivals many Price Chopper and Hannaford locations.
Credit Hannah Rank

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will announce new legislation to expand markets for farmers and increase the availability of locally-grown food at an event scheduled for this afternoon. The venue for her announcement is the latest addition to the ever-expanding landscape of grocery retailers in New York’s Capital Region. The store is adding a new dimension to the competition for customers by focusing on local and all-natural foods, as WAMC’s Hannah Rank reports.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Healthier Choices Sought For Neighborhood Corner Stores

Fruits and Vegetables at a Pride Market in Springfield MA

    As  part of a statewide effort to combat obesity and chronic diseases such as diabetes, one western Massachusetts city has launched a pilot program targeting the corner store. Its an effort to get healthier foods on the shelves of convenience stores and then change the impulse habits of shoppers.   WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

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