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West Oakland A Haven For Expanding Urban Farms; Provides Access To Fresh Produce

West Oakland will soon be the site of one of the city’s largest urban gardens that will provide access to fresh produce on a sliding-scale basis.

05/27/2015

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5 “Healthy” Foods You Should Avoid

Looking to lose some pounds for summer? Try cutting out these 5 supposedly healthy foods from the author of “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food And Flavor,” Mark Schatzker.

05/05/2015

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Renowned Chefs Plan Healthy, Fresh Fast-Food Restaurant In San Francisco Tenderloin

One of the first two restaurants is expected at Turk and Taylor streets later this year.

03/18/2015

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2nd Sacramento Area Patient Being Tested For Ebola

Kaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.

01/30/2015

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Should Your Office Have Flu Etiquette? How One Silicon Valley Tech Company Is Keeping Its Workers Healthy

With flu season at epidemic levels in California, many companies are adopting a flu etiquette that includes no shaking hands and having sanitary face masks available.

01/28/2015

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Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School Lunches

House Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is “unacceptable.”

12/05/2014

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Rats Part Of Growing Pains For Fresh Food Program At San Francisco Schools

San Francisco Unified School District serves more fresh food and a greater number of meals to their students since switching food providers last year, but the fresh-food program has led to some infrastructure challenges of its own.

12/01/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Sunshine Smoothie Recipe For Summer

Tina Haubert, author of The Part Time Vegetarian Smoothies and Juices, shares her recipe for a summer smoothie that is both healthy and delicious.

07/22/2014

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Marin, San Francisco Counties Ranked Healthiest Places In America To Raise Kids

Bay Area kids have a better chance than most American kids to grow up healthy, according to a recent survey.

05/20/2014

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