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    Meijer shares what shoppers bought in 2013, predicts produce trends for 2014
    Each year a few rising stars in the produce department capture the public’s attention and are touted by friends, foodies, and food bloggers alike. But what are consumers actually buying at the grocery store? Two experts from Grand Rapids, MI-based retailer, Meijer—produce buyer Scott...
     
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    From the moment people learn to walk, many are taught that exercise is the key to living a healthy life. Indeed, the long-term benefits of exercise are indisputable. However, for those with type 2 diabetes, exercise isn’t just a recreational activity or a way to ward off extra pounds. It’s needed to ensure...
     
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    Cranberry juice drinkers are more likely to be normal weight, have lower waist circumference and fewer risk markers for cardiovascular disease
    As the New Year kicks off and resolutions become reality, cranberry juice lovers can feel good knowing their favorite cranberry products are the perfect solution to a healthy 2014. A recent study published in Nutrients, a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by MDPI, identified a correlation...
     
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    Free Coloring Book Download Generates Product Donation to Oral Health America
    With crayons and a click, Tom’s of Maine is inviting kids and parents to get creative for a good cause. A new coloring book called Brushing Fun, available today, introduces kids to natural oral care. Each free coloring book download will donate 10 tubes of Wicked Cool! natural kids toothpaste...
     
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    A groundbreaking study of how the Massachusetts Healthcare Reform act has affected the state’s working poor may shed light on how the federal Affordable Care Act (dubbed “Obamacare”) may fare. Conducted by New England Research Institutes (NERI), the study was published in the January 17 online...
     
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    The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board has launched a new website dedicated to All Things Mac and Cheese. All Things Mac and Cheese includes more than 100 recipes that range from simple stovetop variations to creative gourmet options. Home cooks can find recipes for a wide range of any add-in ingredient they...
     
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    Building activities inspire meaningful conversations and strengthen critical story-telling skills
    Sharing a commitment to inspire girls everywhere to achieve their limitless potential, LEGO Systems, Inc. today announced a partnership with Girls on the Run (GOTR)—a physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls—at the organization’s annual summit. The partnership will...
     
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    AARP provides quick steps to stay warm, encourages Illinoisans to check in on elderly friends and neighbors
    With a new round of extreme cold weather upon us today and for the next few days, it’s critical to wear layers, stay warm, protect yourself against falls and injuries, and check in on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors who may be at particular risk of cold-related health problems. Simple, quick steps can...
     
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    Proceeds from 3rd annual cycling fundraiser to be presented by Coach George Karl and Celestial Seasonings General Manager, David Ziegert
    The Boulder Community Hospital Center for Integrative Care will receive two donations totaling $115,000 during a special event at the hospital on Thursday, January 30th. The contributions were raised in August 2013 at the 3rd annual Celestial Seasonings B Strong Ride presented by Subaru...
     
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    Adding quinoa to the gluten-free diet of patients with celiac disease is well-tolerated, and does not exacerbate the condition, according to new research published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr. Victor F. Zevallos, from the Department of Gastroenterology, King’s College, London,...