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Keeping Health in Stock at New York City’s Bodegas

By WINNIE HUJUNE 16, 2014 Photo Jetro Cash and Carry, a wholesale outlet in the Bronx, is a go-to spot for bodega owners seeking to replenish supplies. Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times Continue reading the main storyShare This Page At Sandy Ortiz’s bodega in the Bronx, no platanos means no business. If […]

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Group aims to improve food at Pa. corner stores

By KATHY MATHESON -Associated Press Wednesday, January 29, 201 Customer Alvaro Maduro, left, speaks with Maria Vanegas with The Food Trust  “I was very surprised that she’d actually have somebody here giving us that knowledge of nutrition,” Falu said. Mallya cautioned that it’s too early to know whether the marketing effort is affecting consumer buying habits. But early data from two top-tier stores […]

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House Approves $1 Million For ‘Food Desert’ Help

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislation encouraging vendors to make local fruits and vegetables more available in “food deserts” moved through the House and on to the Senate on Friday. The measure, which passed 108-25, would offer $1 million yearly to small businesses that want to sell Maryland-grown produce in areas lacking grocery stores. Some Republicans objected that […]

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New program to bring healthy food to city’s corner stores

Video: A signal that preschooler obesity is falling?

By Meredith Cohn, The Baltimore Sun7:29 p.m. EST, February 26, 2014  Baltimore City plans to help corner stores in West Baltimore stock healthier fare, and get kids and their parents interested in buying it, as part of an effort to reduce childhood obesity. Though on the decline among young children nationally, obesity remains a major problem in U.S. […]

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Baltimore business gets a Main Street Makeover

In Baltimore, one small-business owner uses his corner store to help his community. Branding expert and “Buyology” author Martin Lindstrom […]

Coming to Our Senses on Education and Nutrition

Dr. Kohlstadt is a Faculty Associate at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and double-board certified in preventive […]

High school leaders create buzz in Baltimore

By Karen Nitkin October 12, 2014, The Baltimore Sun Sydney Miller, a 15-year-old sophomore at Broadneck High School in Annapolis, lost […]

Reality Check: To Burn Off A Soda, You’ll Have To Run 50 Minutes

By: Allison Aubrey Oct. 16, 2014, NPR As a society, we don’t pay much attention to nutrition information when we […]

Keeping Health in Stock at New York City’s Bodegas

By WINNIE HUJUNE 16, 2014 Photo Jetro Cash and Carry, a wholesale outlet in the Bronx, is a go-to spot […]

Group aims to improve food at Pa. corner stores

By KATHY MATHESON -Associated Press Wednesday, January 29, 201 Customer Alvaro Maduro, left, speaks with Maria Vanegas with The Food Trust […]