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Amen Corner: Food 2 Fight Hunger

WHAT: Local organizations competed to collect the most canned food items and build the tallest food pyramid in the second annual Food 2 Fight Hunger.THE TEAMS: Richmond County and The Salvation Army of the Greater Augusta Area teamed...
Drugs in water harming wildlife

...grave: Chronic exposure to trace levels of commonly found pharmaceuticals can damage a species at the foundation of a food pyramid. But scientists are also looking for remedies. In Las Vegas, microbial biologist Duane Moser held a tray of murky...
Some experts question milk recommendation

...consumption. The USDA this year revised the nation's food pyramid and offered a Web site - http://www.mypyramid...say it's an improvement on previous versions of the food pyramid, which offered milk alternatives information in a little-read...
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Government creates food pyramid for kids

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - In a new Food Pyramid for kids, the government hopes to teach children to...seeing the "MyPyramid Blast Off Game," in which a Food Pyramid spaceship blasts off. The ship only makes it to Planet...
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Challenges in efforts to help poor get healthy food

...and cereal. She knows they should both be eating more fruits and vegetables. But the foods on the government's new food pyramid are too expensive. Boxed macaroni and cheese costs less than a dollar to feed the whole family; a fresh chicken breast...
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USDA orders schools to trim the fat

...if it's only while they're at school. The USDA changed its nutritional standards just last year, altering the food pyramid at the same time and adding an "activities" component. Ms. Griffin said eating healthfully isn't enough. Physical...
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Radio show analyzes what's on the media

...podcasting craze, on one man's effort to archive the entire Internet, and on the government's inscrutably revised food pyramid. Of all the words spilled after Dan Rather's resignation as CBS News anchorman, those by Gladstone were perhaps...
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How to avoid the flu bug

...a quick fix when it comes to the flu, but even if you haven't been following the Food and Drug Administration's food pyramid, there are plenty of vitamins and minerals to get you through the season. "Zinc works with the immune system...
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General Mills to make all cereals whole grain

...recommendation by a federal advisory panel. The panel, looking at ways to update the Agriculture Department's familiar food pyramid, recommended eating whole grain products rather than refined grains to reduce risks of heart disease and other conditions...
People suggest flipping or eliminating food pyramid

WASHINGTON - What would make you a healthier eater? A cartoon image of a muscleman made out of breads, fruits and meats? A slogan such as "Eat reasonably or get fat?"