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Friday, Feb 12, 2016

Nutrition

Police: Man faked brain cancer, took thousands in donations

Police say a Connecticut man shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he had stage 3 brain cancer and collect thousands in donations
Published: 02/04/16

FTC shuts down diet-pill distributor for alleged fake claims

A Glendale, California, company shut down 10 months ago will pay about $10 million to settle claims by the Federal Trade Commission that it wildly exaggerated the results of its diet supplements and used fake endorsements from people like Oprah Winfrey
Published: 02/04/16

Former Saints RB presents check to Pass Christian school

Pass Christian students get surprise when former Saints running back Deuce McAllister visits them to congratulate win in a statewide contest
Published: 02/03/16
A slice of white bread is the trick to healthier Oscars food

A slice of white bread is the trick to healthier Oscars food

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for salade nicoise tartlets
Published: 02/01/16

Feedlot workshops to feature advice on nutrition, business

Feedlot workshops will offer expert advice on nutrition and economics
Published: 01/31/16

Federal government denies Flint supplement nutrition funding

State request for more nutrition funding for Flint kids affected by lead-tainted water denied
Published: 01/30/16
150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamps April 1

150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamps April 1

An estimated 150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamp benefits on April 1 if they don't meet work requirements
Published: 01/30/16

Food stamp change concerns advocates for poor in N. Carolina

Advocates for the poor are concerned about rule changes threatening to cut food stamp benefits for 110,000 people in North Carolina if they don't meet work requirements
Published: 01/30/16

Indiana among states where food stamp waivers already gone

While people in many states are bracing for the end of waiver that allowed them to collect food stamps beyond a three-month limit, the provision ended last year in Indiana
Published: 01/30/16

Food stamp cutoff concerns advocates for poor in Mississippi

With 75,000 Mississippians at risk of losing food stamp benefits on March 30 if they don't find work or training, social service providers fear an influx of hungry people in what's already the hungriest state in the nation
Published: 01/30/16