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State audit finds 'deficiencies' in Cheatham County Schools nutrition department
The Tennessean, Tennessee - October 31, 2017

State investigators have found multiple âdeficienciesâ in the Cheatham County Board of Education Nutrition Department in recent years, according to recently released audit documents.According to the Oct. 24 investigation report by the Tennessee Comptroller o

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Fresh and Fit: How to diversify your diet—and why you should
Nooga.com, Tennessee - October 1, 2017

Just how diverse is your diet? I'm not asking if you're eating enough fruits and vegetables. I'm talking about the diversity of your food options within a balanced diet. How often does that really cross your mind? Because, for me, the honest answer is

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Secret weapon for space travelers: A steady diet of TV?
WSMV Nashville, Tennessee - September 27, 2017

(THE CONVERSATION) -- No one knows for sure what a long-range space journey will be like for the people on board. Nobody in the history of our species has ever had to deal with the “Earth-out-of-view” phenomenon, for instance. How will it feel to live in close ...

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Knox Schools ignores Trump rollbacks of school nutrition guidelines
Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee - September 24, 2017

Jayden Gillam tipped back her head and took an emphatic bite of her pizza. Itâs her favorite lunch fare from the Gibbs Elementary cafeteria â along with the mashed potatoes.  âI donât get anything that I donât like,â Jayden said matter-of-factly on a Tuesday ...

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Grant will improve senior nutrition program
Cookeville Herald Citizen, Tennessee - April 2, 2017

The Upper Cumberland Area Agency on Aging and Disability was awarded $24,357 from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for the Aging Nutrition Program â a program that provides healthy meals for seniors in need across the 14-county Upper

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Letter: Month a reminder to focus on nutrition
Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee - March 31, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month. The 2017 theme is âPut Your Best Fork Forward,â which acts as a reminder that each bite counts. Making just small shifts in our food choices can add up over time. National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information ...

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Ellison: Debunking nutrition myths, part 2
Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee - March 30, 2017

As a registered dietitian nutritionist, one of my professional responsibilities is to ensure that accurate nutrition information is communicated to the public. I commonly hear from people who say they feel like nutrition recommendations change constantly.

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How stress can impact a healthy diet
WRCB-TV, Tennessee - March 23, 2017

After they get home fro school and before they stat their homework, Joanne Drew says it's common for her kids to crave certain comfort foods. After all, days can be long and stressful, even at their age.Joanne Drew says, "When you're stressed, you feel so out of ...

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Merging nutrition, fitness and education
Cookeville Herald Citizen, Tennessee - March 5, 2017

He got into nutrition and worked on fitness certifications.âAnd as part of that, I decided to start working on meal prep,â he said. âI offer individual meals and food by the pound.âThe Iron Kitchen came out of a concept began by Price called Forged Nutrition.That ...

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DNA Diet: Latest fad or next big weight loss trend?
WRCB-TV, Tennessee - February 16, 2017

From the South Beach Diet, to the Mediterranean, Atkins, and Paleo, these are all some of the most popular fad diets. And now, the DNA diet.Channel 3 sat down with Aimeet Dyess, a registered dietician at Erlanger to find out more.Aimee Dyess says, "Look

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Unlike fat, choices for the right diet keep shrinking
Jackson Sun, Tennessee - February 9, 2017

I know Democrats and progressives are going nuts over President Trump's first few weeks in office â I know the Middle East is a mess and that we have no small number of incredible challenges at home â but I have my own worries.Like millions of other Americans ...

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Robertson Schools nutrition services launch Purity pilot, score high
The Tennessean, Tennessee - January 27, 2017

A regional first was introduced during the meeting, when Robertson County Schoolsâ Nutrition Supervisor Patsi Gregory, in concert with Purity Dairies, rolled out a first-of-its-kind-in-Middle-Tennessee program, allowing cafeteria managers to place their dairy ...

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Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky
WDEF News 12, Tennessee - January 21, 2017

What it does show is how difficult it can be to sort the hype from reliable dietary advice when studies are funded by the makers of Froot Loops, nutrition science is often inconclusive, and gray areas can be spun for marketing.Take Special K. In the 1990s, Special ...

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Temptation? Avoid holiday diet pitfalls with these tips
Maryville Daily Times, Tennessee - December 18, 2016

The holiday season is almost here, and this time of year can be especially tough for anyone trying to lose weight and get healthy. With so much good tasting yet unhealthy food in abundance, how do you stay committed to your diet and weight loss goals?

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Armada Nutrition to create 310 new jobs in Spring Hill
The Tennessean, Tennessee - October 24, 2016

Food packaging company Armada Nutrition will expand its operations in Spring Hill and create 310 new jobs.Company officials, along with Gov. Bill Haslam and Economic and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd, announced the company's expan

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