Eat + Run

September 2013


How Congress is Cutting Aid to Hungry Kids

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"The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; those who are in the shadows of life; the sick, the needy and the handicapped." – Hubert H. Humphrey

This past week, Congress passed a bill ...

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poverty
family
family health
Congress
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education

Getting In Touch With Your Inner Digestive Detective

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Since I've carved out an apparently under-served niche in blogging about bloating, emails have been pouring in from readers all over the world. While the specifics vary, the essence is the same: "No matter what I do, I'm always bloated or gassy. Doctors have tested me for everything and haven't ...

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food and drink

The Case for Sticking With the New School Lunch Program

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Just in time for back-to-school season, the media is focusing its attention on a few schools that have opted out of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). Three districts argue that the new U.S. Department of Agriculture guidelines requiring healthier meals have led to a loss of revenue and ...

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The Senior’s Guide to Eating Healthfully

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Every day I visit my mom in a nursing home. Most times I'm able to focus on her kind smile and warm welcome, while tuning out the unpleasant sounds and scenes around us. But there are other days, especially at mealtime, when the reality of being old and helpless feels overwhelming to me. The ...

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diet and nutrition
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senior citizens
senior health
diabetes
heart health

Why That Restaurant Meal Made You Sick

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Anyone who dines out with any regularity has likely experienced a restaurant meal gone bad. Most people assume that when a meal out ends in serious digestive upset, they must have gotten food poisoning. But while food poisoning is common enough – the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

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diet and nutrition
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GERD
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irritable bowel syndrome
digestive disorders