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Chattanooga NAACP Brings Nutrition And Sleep Seminar To The Community
The Chattanoogan, Tennessee - May 13, 2018

The Chattanooga chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted a Nutrition and Sleep Seminar at the Chattanooga Civic Center at Mountainside (formerly, the Piney Woods Family Resource Center). The April 28 event featured ...

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It's time to get off the diet roller coaster for better results
Maryville Daily Times, Tennessee - May 7, 2018

A good roller coaster can be exhilarating. We throw up our hands, feel the speed of the twists and turns, and usually walk away smiling or hop back in line to do it all over again. A diet roller coaster, though, can be detrimental to your health and your overall ...

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Vols basketball: SEC player of the year Grant Williams buckling down on diet
Knoxville News Sentinel, Tennessee - April 17, 2018

CLOSE Tennessee rising junior forward Grant Williams met with the media Tuesday Tennessee forward Grant Williams (2) laughs during practice at American Airlines Arena on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, ahead of the NCAA Tournament first round game between Tennessee ...

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Friendly reminders of a better diet
Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Tennessee - April 6, 2018

The next time you're out travelling the highways and byways of Tennessee, you might just see more than some beautiful scenery. You may get a friendly reminder to make healthy food choices and eat a healthier diet. The Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education ...

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Friendly reminders of a better diet
Shelbyville Times-Gazette, Tennessee - April 6, 2018

The next time you're out travelling the highways and byways of Tennessee, you might just see more than some beautiful scenery. You may get a friendly reminder to make healthy food choices and eat a healthier diet. The Tennessee Nutrition and Consumer Education ...

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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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