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                                                                         Fruits of the Pacific

At almost every corner you turn, in the neighbourhood I grew up in, there is at least one bakery, takeaway store or fast-food outlet. 843 more words


Healthy meal: Asian Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Peanut Sauce

Courtesy Greta Breskin, MS, RD, ShopRite

Ingredients 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup canola oil 2 tsp sesame oil 1/4 cup bottled Thai peanut sauce 1 pound napa cabbage, thinly sliced 1 cup shredded carrot 4 scallions, green and white parts thinly sliced 1 whole rotisserie chicken, cooled and shredded 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp black sesame seeds 2 scallions, thinly sliced… 85 more words

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!0 Best Sources of Protein (and how much you really need)

Almost every part of your body benefits from protein: Muscles, bones, blood, skin, hair, cartilage and more. How much? Moderate amounts will do a body good, say nutritionists. 387 more words


The Dangers of Being Overweight

I write a lot about losing weight but most overweight people don’t realize how dangerous it is to be overweight. When we become adults it doesn’t seem very important how much we weight. 370 more words

Burger King removes soft drinks from kids’ menu but in U.S. only

TORONTO – While milk and apple juice are now the default drink options for Burger King’s kids’ menu in the United States, sugary soft drinks are still on tap for Canadian customers. 504 more words


Should physical education be required in all U.S. schools? Pittsburgh residents say yes.

Facing budget cuts across the U.S. public school system, some administrators are choosing to do away with physical education classes, even at a time when childhood obesity rates are on the rise. 618 more words