Healthy Eating

FDNY hosts healthy eating cook-off to benefit cancer survivors, research

The FDNY is taking a bite out of cancer. loading… Scores of hungry firefighters, EMTs, 911 dispatchers and friends and family descended on FDNY headquarters Tuesday to participate in a feast that highlighted the department’s ongoing fight against cancer. The “Cook Off For Cancer” at Brooklyn’s MetroTech promoted healthy eating to combat the potentially deadly […]

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Healthy Eating

February is American Heart Month — Seeking to Raise Awareness About Heart Disease, the Leading Cause of Death …

HealthyYOU Vending fights back against heart disease by stocking healthy vending machines with heart healthy snack and meal options. SALT LAKE CITY – February 20, 2018 – (Newswire.com) loading… February is American Heart Month sponsored by The American Heart Association. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women. Every year, one in […]

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Healthy Eating

Removing barriers to healthy eating, one family meal at a time

Sunday Suppers started with the mission of feeding the city’s hungriest families. Eight years later, the Kensington community cooking program has become a way for neighbors to form bonds that extend past the kitchen, and that endure long after the program’s weekly cooking classes end. loading… As participants meet weekly at the Memphis Street Academy Charter School to cook together and […]

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Healthy Eating

The Biased Ways We Look At Poverty

Shutterstock loading… First, let’s take a quick look at the study, which as I said is very well done. The authors use Nielson data on 60,000 households and 35,000 stores to look at how household spending on healthy versus unhealthy food varies by income level and access to grocery stores. They look at within-household changes […]

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