Recipe: ‘ Homemade Honey Lemon Cough Drops with Ginger ‘

#AceRecipeNews – Nov.15 – Featured Blog Post: Homemade Honey Lemon Cough Drops with Ginger

November 14, 2014 1 Comment

‘Tis the season…it seems like now that Winter is here, everyone is coughing, hacking, sniffling and sneezing.

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Publishing nutrition information on menus helps people make healthier choices, study finds

#AceFoodNews says `What a Great Idea’ #chefs-tips

National Post | News

When the Ottawa Hospital decided to prominently display nutritional information for its cafeteria meals, the resulting labels created some awkward moments. The sky-high sodium levels of certain items, now available for all to see, were downright “embarrassing,” recalls an outside researcher.

But the up-front listing of calorie, fat and salt content succeeded in catching the attention of most customers, and actually led to reduced and healthier eating, concluded a study of the program, the first of its kind in Canada.

The federally funded research adds to a simmering debate over what and how much customers should be told about their restaurant meals.

The results suggest that publishing nutrition information on menus and menu boards — rather than providing it more discreetly on request or over the Internet, as industry favours — can trigger concrete changes in behaviour, said David Hammond, the University of Waterloo public-health professor who headed the study.

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Healthy Food – Means A Healthy Mind – So our Schools Need Advising Of That Fact

Seal of the United States Department of Agricu...

Seal of the United States Department of Agriculture (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Back-to-School Nutrition Resource Guide

  • Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued new “Smart Snacks in School”nutrition standards to help ensure that students are provided with school snack foods and beverages that contain less sodium, sugar, and fat.

Once the standards go into effect, healthful options will replace high-calorie snacks sold in vending machines, school stores, a la carte lines, and snack bars.

Many schools have begun to implement new food policies and provide a fresh take on nutritious meals.

Read “School Food Success Stories” to find out how state legislators, parents, and teachers worked together to put fruit and vegetable dishes at the head of the class.

Read 7 Smart Snack Questions View the Infographic:
Snack Facts
Read the Success Stories
View the Infographic:
Five Facts
View the interactive:
Calculating the Costs
Read Leaders’ Quotes on Smart Snacks