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Stories with subject: Child nutrition
  • Getting kids interested in fruits, vegetables 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 2:09 am

    GREELEY, Colorado - When a farmer offered her a bag of baby carrots at the Greeley Farmers Market, 3-and-a-half-year-old Elizabeth Shaw wasn't interested. Her father, Jon, offered her a tiny, ripe tomato, but she turned her head. It wasn't until he flashed a bright orange bell pepper and knelt to the little girl's level that Elizabeth's curiosity peaked. Her big brown eyes widened and her little fingers carefully reached out toward the vegetable, as if it might bite.

  • First lady's healthy kids director understands good eating story has photos
    Updated: Aug-13-15 7:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - The new director of Michelle Obama's initiative against childhood obesity knows firsthand the benefits of healthy eating.

  • Boozman: States need more flexibility in nutrition bill 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 5:29 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - States need to be given more flexibility in how they administer child nutrition programs as the funding bill comes up for renewal this fall, U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Friday.