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Mo. House Panel Mulls Healthy Eating Initiative

An apple a day keeps the doctor away — at least that’s what the backers of a Missouri bill to reimburse healthy food purchases are hoping.

02/24/2014

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Vendor: Veggie Prices Extremely High in St. Louis

Nationally, lettuce prices are on the rise due to weather conditions, and in St. Louis, produce vendors said the same is true, but not just for leafy greens.

08/08/2013

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Kicks Off ‘Where Fresh Is’ Campaign

Governor Pat Quinn urges Illinois residents to purchase fresh produce from within the state.

06/16/2013

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Study: Eggs Raise Risk of Heart Disease

This new study suggests eggs – be they scrambled, soft boiled or in your breakfast burrito – raise the risk of heart disease.

04/30/2013

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New ‘Fast Diet’ Worries Local Dietician

“This new diet that has come out is about restricting diet for two days a week, down to 500 calories for women and 600 calories for men.”

03/11/2013

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Conventional Wisdom Vs. New Information – What Dictates A Healthy Diet?

A look at widely-accepted food rules challenged by new studies, and the search for truth in an age of easy access to information – as well as misinformation.

09/17/2012

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Have An Endless Summer

Delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce now and all year long

08/22/2011