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Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Eating’

Can Diet Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

In News on April 4, 2012 at 12:36 pm

More than 5 million people in the United States are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. These people forget memories in their lives, even their loved ones, casting a huge effect on a family. So far there is no foolproof cure for Alzheimer’s, but scientists are now finding out ways to reduce its effects. Read the rest of this entry »

Artificial Sweeteners

In News on February 2, 2012 at 12:47 pm

Sugar is in everything from drinks to deserts to even ketchup. But with the rise of obesity in the US, many have turned away from sugar and are consuming artificial sweeteners. Read the rest of this entry »

Good News For Coffee Drinkers

In Features on October 24, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Teenagers and Adults in today’s world lead busy lives with little time for sleep. Caffeine consumption has become a daily necessity; coffee being the most popular form of a caffeinated drink with tea coming in second. Rumor has it that coffee is bad for you, but new scientific studies regarding the drink have recently come out and it looks like coffee may be better for us than we think. Read the rest of this entry »

USDA Changes School Lunchtime Meals, Hopkins Changing Too

In News on October 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm

The USDA is currently in the process of reinventing unhealthy school lunch meals around the country to include healthier options. The new lunchtime¬†guidelines, which were announced last year,¬†will go into effect this school year and are expected to help reduce child obesity and health care costs. Read the rest of this entry »

Healthy Foods Keep Hopkins Bright-Eyed and Satisfied

In News on March 9, 2011 at 2:46 pm

It all started with fruit and salad being served with the school bought lunches. Next came the whole grain pasta (which wasn’t too popular), the salad bar and now, the brand new healthy snack-filled vending machine. Read the rest of this entry »