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Education department gets over $400K for nutrition training
Progress Index, Virginia - September 4, 2017

RICHMOND â Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the Virginia Department of Education's Office of School Nutrition Programs has been awarded a Team Nutrition Training Grant in the amount of $498,010. The United States Department of Agriculture ...

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Summer nutrition for schoolchildren begins in West Virginia
WHSV, Virginia - June 9, 2017

The West Virginia Department of Education Office of Child Nutrition started its program Thursday at Elk Center Elementary in Charleston. This federal program aims to make sure children in lower-income areas continue to receive free, nutritious meals through the ...

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Family nutrition assistant wins Community Outreach Award
Southwest Virginia Today, Virginia - May 31, 2017

Wann educates adults, particularly those on limited incomes, on the fundamentals of nutrition, preparation of low cost snacks and meals, management of food resources, and supplies them with resources to be more physically active and improve eating habits.

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Neustatter: Film pitches plant-based diet pluses
Fredericksburg.com, Virginia - April 30, 2017

It is something when the CEO of the biggest health care operation in town admits that his industry has much less of an impact on our health than other factors, such as the environment, income, education, family history, health habits and, especially, diet.

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Staunton City Schools Wins Grant for Nutrition Program - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA News, Sports and Weather
NBC 29 News, Virginia - March 23, 2017

The nutrition program at Staunton City Schools is one of just seven schools nationwide awarded the 2017 School Support Food Initiative. It’s sponsored by the Chef Ann Foundation and Partners.The grant provides hands-on training with Chef Ann and other exp

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Honey Boo Boo, 11, refuses to diet: 'I'm not jumping on any bandwagon, unless it has cheeseburgers and stuff'
AOL News, Virginia - March 3, 2017

The lifestyle change is a critical part of the weight-loss process for Mama June Shannon, who underwent gastric bypass surgery in addition to adding diet and exercise to her daily routine.But Thompson is unenthusiastic, rebutting, "I'm not jumping on any bandwagon ...

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Still searching for a diet panacea
Tidewater News, Virginia - February 10, 2017

I know Democrats and progressives are going nuts over President Trumpâs 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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A look inside the 'Lemonade Diet'
WHSV, Virginia - February 6, 2017

Sefe Emokpae, a reporter at WHSV's sister station, Newsplex, tried out the "Lemonade Diet," also known as the "Master Cleanse." It promises to flush out harmful toxins and cause weight loss of 10 to 15 pounds after just 10 days.It's a simple diet to follow and ...

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Local nutritionist touts diet designed to feel like a Mediterranean holiday
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily, Virginia - January 30, 2017

Still, awareness of âgoodâ fats â olive oil, flax seeds, nuts, seeds and avocados â is an emerging trend, according to Julie Mitchell, owner of the Nutrition and Wellness Center in Williamsburg. Mitchell, a board-certified naturopathic doctor and

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Researchers want bugs to be part of your diet
AOL News, Virginia - January 22, 2017

Researchers from are trying to incorporate crickets into your diet, and it seems like grinding them into a powder may be the way to do it. That's what Laura Jefferies, an associate professor of food science at Brigham Young University, told KSL

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Giles students complete nutrition classes
Roanoke Times, Virginia - December 17, 2016

The goals were for the students were to encourage them to eat a variety of foods; add more fruits, whole grains, vegetables and milk to their diet and decrease fat; increase acceptance of new foods; select healthy food choices for meals and snacks

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Foods 12 Victoria's Secret angels cut out of their diet before the show
AOL News, Virginia - December 6, 2016

Becoming a Victoria's Secret Angel is no easy task. While the models are the continually thinking about their diet and exercise regime, the VS fashion show is the one show they all look forward to.We might have a pre-conceived notion about models and their diets ...

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Scary truth behind the gluten-free diet
AOL News, Virginia - November 30, 2016

We all have that one friend who refuses to go near bread. He or she strives to adhere to a gluten-free lifestyle, a diet trend that seems to be growing.Your friend might say they're allergic or have an intolerance to gluten. But in reality, so few people have a ...

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Woman cuts vodka out of diet, loses 170 pounds
AOL News, Virginia - November 9, 2016

Meet Misty Mitchell, a 36 year-old mom from Texas. At her heaviest, she weighed almost 300 pounds -- she couldn't even put her socks on without help. Her daily meals consisted of hamburgers, fried food, ice cream and lots of alcohol. She was consuming ...

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Practical Nutrition: Know the difference between sweeteners
Richmond.com, Virginia - November 9, 2016

However, cutting back on sugar in one area, like drinking diet sodas, only to splurge on dessert or large portions of healthful foods can cause weight gain.When I attended the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsâ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Boston ...

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