nutrition

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu March 5, 2015

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

  Childhood obesity has become a national crisis.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his work on the House Agriculture nutrition subcommittee.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Our Obsessive Quest For Nutritional Perfection

 For the countless individuals seeking to maximize their health and who consider vitamins to be the keys to well-being, Catherine Price's new book: Vitamania offers some context by looking into the roots of America's ongoing nutritional confusion.

Price traveled to vitamin manufacturers and food laboratories and military testing kitchens—and dove into the history of nutritional science. Vitamania explores the history, science, hype, and future of nutrition.

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Vox Pop
12:31 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Food Friday: Nutrition

Two weeks into the New Year, and we’re talking about nutrition. And we’re not just talking about a resolution to go on a diet. We’re talking about knowing how to get your daily intake of nutrients and staying on top of your diet. We have a clinical nutrition expert in the studio, Dr. Jennifer Lindstrom of Albany Medical Center joins us to answer your questions. 

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

5/30/14 Panel

  

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Working Families Party
Deval Patrick
Veteran's Affairs
First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback
Clippers sold

New England News
12:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Bard College At Simon's Rock Launches Food Studies Center

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Bard College at Simon’s Rock has launched a center for food studies. The new program will allow students and faculty to dig into food’s sustainability, nutrition and cultural role.

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Hudson Valley News
7:42 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Grant Supports Nutrition Education And The Arts

An arts organization in Westchester County has received a grant to design nutrition education programs.

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Hudson Valley News
7:40 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Health Quest Offers Healthier Food

Executive Chef Anthony Fischetti
Credit Courtesy of Health Quest

Hospital food for both staff and patients has become healthier in a portion of New York’s Hudson Valley.

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New York News
12:40 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Dr. David Just - Cornell University

The lunch line offerings at schools across the region could look a little different to students returning to class this week. Under new U.S.D.A. guidelines effective this school year, schools must offer students fruit and vegetable options with every breakfast and lunch served.

Of course, simply offering healthier options doesn’t mean kids will necessarily choose an apple over cookies or other sweets, especially when you consider the millions of dollars spent marketing sugar and calorie laden snacks to children.

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New England News
8:01 am
Fri March 30, 2012

MA Senior Citizens Protest Proposed Cuts to Elder Nutrition Program

Senior citizens staged a protest at the Massachusetts Statehouse Thursday over a proposed budget cut for the elder nutrition program.  WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports…

The elderly activists rallied to urge legislators to reject Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed $1.5 million cut to the senior meals program.  The governor’s proposal would mean the number of meals served to seniors next year would be slashed by 25%, or 240,000 meals.

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