Nutrition

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

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama To Make South Florida Stop Friday

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

CBS4–02/09/2012

Kids Eating

Focus On South Florida — Healthy School Vending Machines

Miami-Dade public school students can choose healthy foods, thanks to new vending machines.

My TV 33–10/12/2011

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Kids take part in the Crossfit Kids class in South Miami.

Crossfit Kids Teaches Importance Of Exercise & Nutrition

A new program at a South Miami gym teaches kids the importance of exercise and nutrition in fighting childhood obesity.

CBS4–06/17/2011

Dietitians advise eating a balanced breakfast that combines carbohydrate-rich fruits and grains and healthy protein. (CBS)

Kids Need To Watch Food Labels

Food provides your body with all of the materials it needs to grow, and to be healthy and active. These are some of the building blocks in food.

01/14/2011

Michelle Obama

First Lady Brings Healthy Eating Message To Miami

First Lady Michelle Obama will stop by Riverside Elementary on SW 2nd Street as part of her “Let’s Move!” initiative to talk about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables.

11/22/2010

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