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Good Food Force Update: Victory in Davis CA!

June 1, 2015
Greetings! We hope you're enjoying the early days of summer. Please read and share, and have a great week! 1. HOT LINE Healthier options for kids in Davis, CA! Davis, California just became the first jurisdiction in the country to ensure that default beverages on restaurant children’s menus are...
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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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Host a Screening of the Film Cafeteria Man!

May 27, 2015
Hosting a film screening is a great way to get together with friends, have some fun, see a great film, and talk about the issues that matter to you. It’s that easy. We’re sharing some helpful tips below, but feel free to “wing it” and hold a party that works best for you. Information below: Simple...
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Good Food Force Update: Healthy school snacks, family garden tips and holiday recipe share

May 26, 2015
Happy Friday! We're sharing a juicy update on junk food fundraisers, and the latest installment in our "Year in the Family Garden" series. Please read and share, and have a great holiday weekend! 1. HOT LINE Latest on Healthy School Snacks in Ohio and Michigan The Smart Snacks in School rule went...
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Latest on healthy school snacks in Ohio and Michigan

May 22, 2015
The Smart Snacks in School rule went into effect this past year, and ensures snacks foods and beverages sold in schools are healthy. Together with our partners, MomsRising submitted over 200,000 signatures from people like you who support these healthy changes to the school day. Now, snacks sold...
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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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A Year in the Family Garden: May, and Some Basics

May 20, 2015
Here in Pennsylvania, we’ve jumped from cool spring to hot summer over night. But don’t worry - there’s plenty of time to get a garden started! In fact, you’re just in time. Some tips for starting your family garden this year: 1. Quick primer on the basics. Anyone can garden. You don’t need special...
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