Latest Healthy eating News

West Virginia University to hold summit on food deserts

Dec. 6, 2019 4:52 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University on Thursday announced it will hold a summit on food deserts as part of ongoing project to increase access to healthy food in the state. The school said it will hold the meeting Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Bridgeport Conference Center. It will include food...

Push cart business grows into healthy food restaurant

Nov. 17, 2019 9:01 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — What started as a mobile push cart in Eastside and Southbridge, then grew into a kiosk on Market Street, Wilmington Green Box has opened its first brick-and-mortar store in the city. The opening of the shop at Fourth and Market streets comes as downtown Wilmington is changing...

AP-NORC poll: Halloween plans, from candy to costumed pets

Oct. 30, 2019 8:11 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for kids this Halloween: They'll likely come home with a bigger pile of candy than of healthy snacks while out trick-or-treating. Americans have a wide variety of plans to celebrate the spooky holiday this year, from carving pumpkins to watching scary movies. Some even plan to...

Feeding the flock: Church cooks get tips for healthier meals

Oct. 26, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Nutrition Hub at Church Health was designed to be a gathering place, pretty much like the kitchen in any home. On Oct. 21, knots of cooks were huddled amid cooktops and countertops, tasting greens and spaghetti sauces, and making value judgments that transcend mere right and...

Georgia editorial roundup

Oct. 23, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ Oct. 22 The Valdosta Daily Times on teaching young drivers not to be distracted by their phones: A new study out this week indicates teenagers are getting their driver's license and hitting the roads in record numbers. We urge parents to reinforce the dangers of...

Louisiana group looks mix cajun cuisine with healthy options

Oct. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Healthy eating may not be associated with the Acadiana lifestyle, but a local organization is trying to infuse cajun cuisine with healthier options. Healthy Acadiana is a healthy communities coalition that began about two years ago. The group's mission is to promote a healthier...

Who says you can't eat red meat? Food advice questioned anew

Oct. 13, 2019 8:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — So is red meat good or bad for you? If the answer were only that simple. A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough evidence to tell people to cut back on red or processed meat, seemingly contradicting advice from prominent health...