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Saturday, Feb 06, 2016

Nutrition

A microwaved muffin in a mug may be just the treat you need

A microwaved muffin in a mug may be just the treat you need

THE HEALTHY PLATE: Recipe for coconut-cinnamon roll microwave mug muffin
Updated one month ago

Heavy Duty: Alabamians step on scale to set Guinness record

Heavy Duty: Alabamians step on truck scale to set Guinness World Record
Updated one month ago

Public housing residents fight to restore lost food benefits

Residents of a public housing community in Traverse City are battling to restore food benefits they've lost
Updated one month ago
Dietary guidelines aren’t perfect, but do help with healthy eating

Dietary guidelines aren’t perfect, but do help with healthy eating

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are released every five years with much fanfare, as they were last week. The guidelines are intended to help healthy men, women and children make the best food choices, but most of the well population doesnȁ...
Published: 01/16/16
Updated: 02/02/16

Work requirement in place for food stamps in 8 Ky. counties

More than 17,000 food stamp recipients in 8 Kentucky counties must begin part-time work, education or volunteer activities in order to keep their benefits under a newly reinstated requirement
Updated one month ago

National health survey to collect data in St. Clair County

An influential national health and diet survey will collect information this spring from residents of St. Clair County in Illinois
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Republicans decry waiver of food stamp work requirements

Republicans decry Democratic governor's waiver of work requirements for food stamp recipients
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Albuquerque man sentenced for defrauding food stamps program

An Albuquerque man has been sentenced to four years of probation and ordered to pay more than $8,300 in restitution for defrauding the federal food stamp program
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Cuomo proposes new felony charge for child abuse

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed making criminal child abuse a felony, saying abusers too often don't go to prison even after disturbing violent crimes
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Program works to increase access to food across Michigan

The Food Bank Council of Michigan says a program to increase access to food across the state has made progress in its first year
Updated one month ago