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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 …

Nutrition

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 …

Biomedicine

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 …

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