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Let's Discuss Restaurant Children’s Meals at #FoodFri!

June 25, 2015
Let's discuss restaurant children’s meals on June 26, 2015! Join @MomsRising as they chat with @CSP I, about recent actions around the country that have improved (Yes, improved !) kids’ restaurant choices. Let's celebrate successes, discuss next steps, and continue to urge restaurants to do more to...
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WIC: Improving the Health of Low-Income and Nutritionally Vulnerable Families #FoodFri

June 19, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the June 19, 2015 #FoodFri STORIFY - a curated list of said chat's tweets compiled into a story format, to learn more about the topic, review chat resources and engage with chat panelist(s) and participants . An estimated 16 million...
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How Can We Stop Young People Being Digitally Targeted by Fast Food Companies? #FoodFri

June 4, 2015
Food and beverage companies, including fast food restaurants, are using powerful digital tactics to promote their product to kids and teens. Leading brands are working with Facebook, Google and other social media and online sites; they target kids when they use their mobile phones and “apps” aiming...
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Food Marketing Harms Kids. What Can Parents Do to Protect Their Children? #FoodFri #Tweetchat

May 28, 2015
Kids are bombarded by food marketing every single day. The food, beverage, and fast food industry spend almost 2 billion dollars a year marketing to our children. What can parents do to protect their children? Join us on Friday, May 29th from 1 pm to 2 pm Eastern for our #FoodFri tweetchat to chat...
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Let's Share Recipes and Safe Food Handling Tips! #FoodFri #Tweetchat

May 22, 2015
With Memorial Weekend ahead of us, I'm gearing up to visit family, enjoy a BBQ or two, and spend some time creating foods that scream warm weather and fun. It's the perfect time to introduce the kiddos and their friends to healthy foods. It's also a great time to swap recipes! Join #FoodFri at 1pm...
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Receta: Huevos Veganos

May 21, 2015
Los huevos veganos son una deliciosa y muy saludable receta que nos ayuda a sustituir el consumo de huevos sin perder los beneficios de recibir una excelente fuente de proteinas e hierro y puede llegar a tener altos contenidos de calcio y magnesio. Ademas al ser bajo en calorías es ideal en la...
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Salt, It's Time To Break Up

May 21, 2015
Break ups are hard. But sometimes, it needs to happen in order to move on to a brighter future. And according to the American Heart Association, it’s time to break up with our salt shaker. That’s right—it’s time to end our love affair with salt. Most Americans are consuming way too much sodium—and...
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Sugar Detox: I Thought I Would Die

May 20, 2015
During Lent, I gave up sugar, all forms of sugar: white sugar, brown sugar, honey, agave nectar, cookies, pastries, desserts, ice cream, EVERYTHING. I drank unsweetened coffee and tea and had no dessert after lunch or dinner. During my sugar detox, I thought I would die. Yet, it was an extremely...
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Sugerencias saludables para todos

May 19, 2015
El año pasado me invitaron a hablar en un evento de Bienestar en el Bronx. ¡Estaba súper emocionada! Conocía el área bien. De hecho, pasé gran parte de mis años formativos en las inmediaciones y tenía muchos buenos recuerdos de mi niñez en los alrededores. Lo único que no me gustó fue la...
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Summer Food Service Program: Feeding Hungry Kids When School Is Out #FoodFri #Tweetchat

May 13, 2015
Summer vacation is something all children look forward to, but unfortunately hunger doesn’t take a vacation. More than 2 1 million American children depend on free, or reduced-price school meals, during the school year, and when school cafeterias close, many of these children lose their most...
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