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Healthful diet proposal: Sugary drinks out, coffee, eggs in

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Drink less sugary soda. But an extra cup or two of coffee is OK. So are eggs. And as always, don't forget your vegetables.

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Cow eats in a feedlot at Suwannee Farms in O'Brien, Fla.  (AP Photo/Tamara Lush, File)
Cow eats in a feedlot at Suwannee Farms in O'Brien, Fla. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush, File)
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New diet guidelines might reflect environment cost

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For years, the government has been issuing guidelines about healthy eating choices. Now, a panel that advises the Agriculture Department is ready to recommend that you be told not only what foods are better for your own health, but for the environment as well.

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McDonald's iconic golden arches. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’

MOSCOW (AP) -- Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.

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Students eat their lunch in the cafeteria at Thomas Jefferson High School  in Dallas, Friday, April 18, 2014.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Students eat their lunch in the cafeteria at Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Schools Seek Upgrades to Entice Healthy Eating

Industrial blenders mix up smoothies for students in New York while some schools in California are adding salad bars. In Dallas, campus cafeterias use pass-through coolers and warmers to make sure the food is just right before it's served.

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Michelle Obama And Tom Vilsack Make Announcement On School Wellness
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First Lady Targets Unhealthy Ads in Schools [AUDIO]

Promotion of sugary snacks and beverages would no longer be permitted in schools under guidelines unveiled by first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday.

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FDA to Revise Nutrition Facts Label

Those nutrition labels on the back of food packages may soon become easier to read.

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Senate Rejects Genetically Modified Organism Labeling Amendment

The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly rejected an amendment that would allow states to require labeling of genetically modified foods.

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Flickr user Veganbaking.net
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8 Slimming Superfoods to Get You Ready for the Jersey Shore

These easy-to-eat meals and snacks are a sure way to boost your energy, flatten your tummy and get your skin glowing to prepare you for the summer!

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Gatorade Drops Chemical in Drinks as More People Scrutinize Ingredients in Food

When PepsiCo Inc. announced it would stop putting an obscure vegetable oil in its Gatorade right before the Super Bowl, one of the loudest cheers came from a high school student who had made it her mission to get rid of the ingredient.

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Should Phillipsburg offer free lunches to all students?
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Summer Food Service Program Needs Sponsors

The State Department of Agriculture is hoping to get more nutritious meals into the mouths of children who need them through their Summer Food Service Program.

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