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Popcorn Or Fruits, Which Is Healthier Food?

Scientists report that popcorn, which is a 100% unprocessed whole grain, contains more of the highly healthy antioxidant substances called polyphenols than fruits and vegetables, if it isn't dipped in butter, oil or salt. Read more

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Weight Watchers Sees Growth In Slimming Men

David Kirchhoff, chief executive officer of Weight Watchers International Inc, shed 35 pounds (15.9 kg) with his company's program and sees a growth opportunity in helping more men shrink their waistlines. Read more

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Staples Gets FDA Warning On California Warehouse

U.S. health regulators issued a warning letter to Staples Inc, the largest U.S. office supply retailer, for violating certain manufacturing practices related to food products stored in a company facility in California. Read more

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Food on the Table, Now Available for iPhone and Android

Food for the Table is a web application that allows you to plan your meals based on your preference and budget. Read more

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Healthier Meals Served in School Cafeterias

In Health News, the new USDA guidelines for school cafeteria meals are now being discussed. Read more

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Pepe, the first food truck by José Andrés, hits the DC street

Washington D.C kitchen superstar José Andrés hits the street with a new mobile eatery called Pepe. Read more

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Simpli OatShake Wins Food & Beverage Product Innovation Award

Simpli OatShake was today named winner of the Food and Beverage Product Innovation Award by the National Restaurant Association. Read more

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Starbucks Tries Local Touch to Lift Growth in Europe

Starbucks Corp, the world's biggest coffee chain, is hoping to boost growth in Europe, the Middle East and Africa by opening so-called concept stores that tailor products and cafe interiors to local tastes, a senior manager told Reuters. Read more

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Wal-Mart's Price Push Tests Manufacturers' Prowess

Consumer staples companies have a problem. It costs more to make everything from soup to soap to soda, but when they raise prices they turn off consumers and strain their relationships with Wal-Mart Stores Inc, their biggest customer. Read more

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Get Back to the Basics! Jamie Oliver to Unveil Victorian Food Ministry

The crusading chef Jamie Oliver will unveil a Victorian Ministry of Food in his fight against obesity. Read more

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US Kids Still Consume Too Much Sugar

With Tobacco, Alcohol and Salt locked in the crosshairs, the new public enemy number one seems to be sugar. A new report from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) shows 16% of total daily caloric intake of children and adolescents coming from added sugar in foods and drinks. The recommended amount is no more than 15%, but includes fat, as well as sugar. Read more

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Food Trucks to Get Letter Grades in San Diego

Food trucks operating within San Diego County, the first county in California to grade restaurants on health-related issues, will be issued letter grades indicating whether they passed safety and hygiene inspections. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday that food trucks are required to display the same health inspection grades as restaurants. Read more

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Curves 14th Annual Food Drive Begins March 1

Recognizing that the need for donations is greater than ever at local food banks across the nation, Curves International is kicking off the 2012 Curves Food Drive on March 1 with a challenge to all Curves clubs to meet or exceed last year's donations. Read more