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Gimme a Smile: Advice from one mom to another

...What might come as a shock is the use of the word "police" to describe your motherly functions. You are not only the food police (just the fruits and vegetables, ma'am) but you are the homework police, the reasonable bedtime police, the Easter...
Following food fashions

...fatter and fatter, causing the food police to crack down on the high-fructose...has been officially banned by the food police. Coconut oil has been replaced...perfect food becomes fodder for the food police of the future. It's all about...
Capitol guard broke rules

...on others and believe that we should all kowtow to their standards. We have more than enough "thought" police, "food" police, "politically correct speech" police in our community now; we don't need any more monitors. Phyllis M. Lewis...
Outside editorial: We know we're fat

...sits in its well-worn easy chairs night after night watching "The Biggest Loser." We don't need the government food police to inform us that eating an apple would be healthier than a bag of chips. We hereby acknowledge the benefits of getting...
Soft drink tax, like soft drinks, not filling

...with obesity, diabetes and related health problems. Soft drinks will continue to be on the most-wanted list of the food police because they have zero nutritional value, and people who consume them don't usually compensate by eating or drinking...
A grain of salt

...unhealthy options, people with specific dietary needs should be doing a little research before calling the waitress over. Food-police lawsuits like these do serve a purpose, though, even if it isn't to bring common-sense information to the table...
Thoughts on eating vegetables

Eat your vegetables! Drink your milk! Clean your plate! I get so tired of being the food police. Why is it that the yuckiest foods are the ones that are good for you? Why are kids hardwired to not like vegetables, especially...
Northwest Digest

...salmon returns and a shortage of berries, officials said. Four to five bears come into town regularly in search of food, police said Friday. The animals have been breaking into dumpsters behind a pizza place and some apartment buildings. Two...


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