Posts Tagged as "Healthy Food"

In Central Valley, A Produce Truck Can Be a Godsend

Oct. 6, 2014 / By
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Though the Central Valley is known worldwide as an agricultural mecca, many communities here do not have easy access to the fresh fruits and vegetables that surround them in abundance. In fact, some would call areas of Merced “food deserts” for the lack of access to fresh and affordable produce. This invariably takes a toll on resident’s health, and their wallets.

How To Make A Liquor Store A Place For Healthy Food

Aug. 6, 2014 / By
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You can’t choose healthy food if you don’t have access to them. If you often find yourself stepping foot into a liquor store rather than an actual market because there aren’t any grocery stores located closer to your home, then you may live in a food desert...

Profile: Local “Seafood for the Future” Brings Sustainable, Clean Fish Awareness to Long Beach

Apr. 18, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Cole Hughey

It’s not everyday you get to eat fresh seafood caught along the coast...

Long Beach Students & Teachers Reflect on Fast Food

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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Just down the street from Cabrillo High School in West Long Beach is a fast-food paradise: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Winchell’s, Carl’s Jr., and a Jack-in-the-Box all on opposite corners of PCH and Atlantic...

In Richmond, Eating Healthy Depends On Where You Live

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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by Luis Cubas

You know how the saying goes: “You are what you eat.” The problem is, we don’t always have a choice...

NewsLongBeach: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to overeat. Well, okay, maybe not overeat but sometimes we all don’t eat well...

More Adolescents in California are Drinking Sugary Beverages

Oct. 18, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram

Even as the consumption of sugary drinks among young children in California is beginning to decline, a study released today shows a significant spike among adolescents...

Investing in Our Food: Looking at Local Food Networks

Jul. 30, 2013 / By
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[Ed. Note: On July 18, local residents and leaders came together to discuss community-supported agriculture in Long Beach...

When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...

Local Teen Tips: How To Eat Healthy In Long Beach

May. 10, 2013 / By
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About 80 percent of U.S. teens follow an unhealthy diet, according to National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Students Mull Over Effects of Health Class Cuts

Apr. 20, 2013 / By
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Empty classrooms sit unoccupied while posters of the food pyramid and a woman’s reproductive cycle collect dust on the walls...

Healthy School Food Journalism Award

Feb. 2, 2013 / By
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Earth Day Network has joined forces with author and food activist Michael Pollan, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project to launch the first annual Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Award...