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Recession hits family spending on fresh food

<b>Many young families cut back on fresh fruit and vegetables and switched to less healthy processed food as the recession squeezed budgets, a UK study of 15,000 households' data suggests.</b><p>It showed rising food prices and stagnating wages had led people to buy less food and choose cheaper products.<p>The …


S.F. to be transformed into Gotham City for 5-year-old’s Make-A-Wish

Five-year-old Miles is a “sunny, positive little boy” who is fighting a battle against leukemia. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation, he will get the chance to fulfill his dream of being … wait for it … Batman! On November 15, Make-A-Wish foundation will transform San Francisco into Gotham city …

Obesity linked to early puberty in girls, study finds

There’s yet another reason to worry about the obesity epidemic among America’s kids: Extra weight may be sending U.S. girls into puberty earlier than ever.<p>Researchers have found that girls with higher body mass index, a ratio of height and weight, may start developing breasts more than a year …


America's new hunger crisis

In the 22 years that Swami Durga Das has managed New York’s River Fund Food Pantry, he has never seen hunger like this. Each Saturday, hundreds of …

Quick to put together and needs no babysitting, make this Slow Cooker Chicken Chile Verde to start your week off right!

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