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How To Get Kids On-Board With Healthy Eating

A winning combination most parents want for their children is a healthy mind and a healthy body. But how to get the kids to buy into the idea of eating healthy lunches and snacks?

08/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

The Health Risks Associated With High-Protein Diets

The next time you take a trip to the grocery store, look around; you may be surprised by the number of products that feature added protein.

CBS Miami–07/19/2013

Some foods may be better for men than women and vice versa.  (Source CBS4)

Food For The Sexes

Eating right is largely regarded as an important part of staying healthy, but research reveals that gender might play a role in what you should be including in your diet. In other words, what’s beneficial for men might not be beneficial for women and vice versa.

CBS Miami–06/25/2013

A study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest looked at children’s meals at the nation’s top chain restaurants.  It found 97 percent of their offerings did not meet nutritional standards.   (Source: CBS)

Kid’s Meals Not Always The Best Choice

Moms and Dads are not going to like the finds of a new survey when it comes to kid’s meals on restaurant menus. The study, by the Center for Science in the Public Interest, looked at children’s meals at the nation’s top chain restaurants. It found 97 percent of their offerings did not meet nutritional standards.

03/28/2013

Nutritionists say peanuts are among the foods that you can eat to fight fatigue. (Photo: WCBS)

Super Foods Fight Fatigue

Do you feel tired all the time, despite getting sleep at night? Getting your energy back could be simpler than you think. That’s because certain nutrient-rich foods can help fight fatigue and even give you energy to spare.

03/19/2013

(Source: CBS)

Pain Fighting Foods In Your Pantry, Fridge

Relief from everyday aches and pains may be as simple as opening your refrigerator or pantry.

CBS4–02/19/2013

Healthy breakfast (Source: CBS4)

Preparing Quick, Healthy Breakfast For Kids

For many families, mornings are hectic. There’s breakfast to consume, teeth to brush, shoes to tie, all before the mad dash to school. So how do you fit in a healthy breakfast?

CBS4–10/08/2012

A Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crisis Looms: Food Assistance Facing $16B Cuts

Nearly 18 percent of Florida’s residents could soon be struggling to feed their families.

CBS Miami–07/21/2012

David DiPlasquale

Local Man Helps Kids & Adults Battle Obesity

David DiPlasquale of Coconut Creek battled obesity and bullying as a child. But he changed his life and has now created a program to help kids, men and women to lose weight and get back on track.

CBS4–04/26/2012

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at a mentoring event to celebrate Women's History Month, East Room, the White House in March, 2011. . (AP)

Michelle Obama Makes South Florida Stop

First Lady Michelle Obama made a South Florida stop Friday as part of her “Let’s Move” healthy initiatives tour.

CBS4–02/10/2012

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