“I think once people see more of the benefits they will become more accepting of the technology,” says Michael Firko, who oversees the Agriculture Department’s regulation of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge — run in conjunction with public television station WGBH Boston and the federal departments of Agriculture and Education — invites 8- to 12-year-olds to submit original recipes for healthy and affordable lunches. Winners from each state and U.S. territory will be flown to Washington this summer for a “state dinner” for kids at the White House.
“We don’t have good information on the cause of this difference,” he said.
“I think we can do a better job of implementing early mobility therapies,” said Dr. D. Clark Files of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, who led the research and whose hospital is trying to get more critically ill patients up, ventilator and all.
Tung and his team will be focusing on two Health Impact Assessments
“Everybody falls into fitness ruts,” said fitness expert Jeff Halevy, owner of Halevy Life gym in New York. “It either means you are no longer getting results from your program or you’re just sick and tired of doing the same old thing.”
The U.S. government approved nutritional labels for alcoholic beverages in 2013, but they’re voluntary. Diageo had long expressed interest in putting the information on its labels so it could appeal to consumers on low-carb diets. The company plans to seek approval for similar labeling in the European Union.
“It had no meaningful effect,” Rand senior economist Roland Sturm said. “There’s no evidence that diets have improved more in South LA. Obesity and overweight rates have not fallen.”
This recipe celebrates horseradish — not the creamy sauce you find next to the roast beef at an all-you-can-eat buffet, but rather the actual root. Technically, horseradish is a vegetable and has health benefits similar to its root vegetable cousins.