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Are Milk and Juice Responsible for Your Child’s Weight?

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"But it’s milk – she’s supposed to drink lots of it," said the mother of a 100-pound 9-year-old who was drinking an average of four glasses a day. And by no means was that mother’s belief odd or unique, as that’s certainly the message milk has carved out for itself. From the obvious advertising ...

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Creative Vegetable Accounting

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Our country has a rich tradition of creative accounting when it comes to tallying up our vegetable intake. Under the Reagan administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture allowed schools to count certain condiments – like pickle relish – as a vegetable serving to help schools meet federal ...

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