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Healthier Communities State by State!

July 6, 2015
There are a number of interesting state bills cropping up across the country that MomsRising members who care about creating healthier communities should take note of. In New York , Assembly Bill 2320b is taking aim at sugar-sweetened beverages which will help consumers make healthier choices for...
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Connecticut can lead the nation.

July 2, 2015
The numbers are shocking. Did you know the average 8-year old is drinking 64 ounces a week in sugary drinks that will—over the years—lead to diabetes, obesity, and heart disease? We need to do everything we can to reduce the amount of soda kids drink. Join us in calling on Governor Malloy to...
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Looking for a Healthy 4th of July Recipe? Join #FoodFri!

July 1, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the July 3, 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 . Happy 4th of July! This week...
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Healthy Dinner: Salmon and Black Bean Cakes Recipe

July 1, 2015
My life can sometimes feel too hectic for cooking, but I really value eating healthy. That’s why I love these easy salmon and black bean cakes for dinner. I’m lucky that my husband Madison steps up in the kitchen and makes most of the meals. This time, my husband and I made them together and...
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What do we do after antibiotics?

July 1, 2015
Science Writer Maryn McKenna gave an excellent TedTalk about the looming antibiotics crisis, how we got here and what comes next. This is what I learned.
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Good Food Force: LGBTQ Bloggers You Should Know

June 29, 2015
Greetings! In celebration of Pride Month and last week's AMAZING #MarriageEquality victory in the Supreme Court, we're sharing a round-up of some of our favorite LGBTQ food bloggers. Also check out photos from our workshop at the National Baptist Convention, and some tips on how to support some of...
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Join and Share your #ViewFromMyFarmersMarket photos!

June 29, 2015
This week is National Farmers Market Week. It runs from August 2 to August 8 and is currently in it's 16th year. Recently, The Daily Mail released a list of the 100 Best Food Markets in America for 2015 . Scrolling through the photos of the markets made me realize Farmer's Markets are as varied as...
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Let’s Change the Tune. Let's Not “Buy the World a Coke.”

June 26, 2015
On January 18, 1971, the creative director of Coca-Cola, Bill Backer, reimagined the drink's recognizable words, 'Let's have a Coke,' and created the iconic "Hilltop" ad. The ad encouraged viewers to pause and reconnect with others around them, over a drink. But not just any drink. It had to be a...
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Let's Discuss Restaurant Children’s Meals at #FoodFri!

June 25, 2015
Author's Note: Although this chat ended you can click to read the June 26, 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 . Let's discuss restaurant...
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Fast-casual ways to protect your health

June 23, 2015
Across the country, consumers are standing up for public health by speaking out against the overuse of antibiotics in factory farming and as a result, the industry is changing. The following fast-casual restaurants have taken action to transition away from serving meat raised with antibiotics. By...
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