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Sacramento's farm-to-fork food bank changes lives

...What we don't eat we juice up in a blender, and that's something I'd never done before."The movement toward healthier food banks, which a handful of other cities recently have adopted, pleases food and nutrition guru Michael Pollan, who...
Anchorage schools try out healthy meals on kids

...DeanThe district must strike a balance between serving healthier food and food that schoolchildren will actually eat, Dean...them, they don't eat it," she said.Integrating healthier food into school lunches won't be easy or happen overnight...
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Offer healthier foods at school also has a great amount of athletes where it is important for them to stay fit and eat healthy. So, if a healthier food selection is added I'm sure it would make quite the difference in a student's day. Sabrina Javier JDHS Student
Alaska Digest

...round of grants awarded under the Steps to a Healthier SE Alaska program. The funding goes to help schools offer healthier food choices, more physical activity, smoking prevention and other programs. Grants were: $13,991.76 to the Haines...
Officials, parents to discuss school youth health plan

...and those from the student store go toward students' activities. Those profits have declined slightly since the healthier food came in. "It's a source of funding for them to do field trips and special events, and it supplies materials...
Tricks to Lose Weight and Feel Great

...chance to adjust from chemically designed, processed, high-fat, sodium-packed and over-sweetened food to healthier food. Try new fruits and vegetables regularly.10. Steak & eggsWomen on a diet including red meat lost more weight than...
Catholic Community Service earns Well Workplace award for March

...library for health topics, and prize awards for participation. The employee wellness team is trying to introduce healthier food and drink choices at all meetings, too. "We, as an agency, are very excited to start our wellness program...
Food, housing, utilities top topics at USDA collaborative meetings with Alaska tribes

...Danny Consenstein said. "Not only are fish and game important, but growing more local produce can create jobs, healthier food and more self-sufficient communities," he said.The meetings will also cover rural housing, land management...
Juneau delegation split on how to spend budget surplus

...if it is feasible. Individually, the delegates are drafting bills with topics ranging from human trafficking to healthier food in schools. Kerttula's proposal to curb importation of women into Alaska for the prostitution industry passed the...
Northwest Digest

...stone fruit trees to organic farming practices, part of the ongoing push to meet consumers' insatiable demand for healthier food. But Stemilt Growers, a bit player in the stone fruit industry but one of the nation's leading apple suppliers...


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