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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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Stacy Stowers’ Healthy Way to Shake Up Your Diet

Can healthy food really taste good? I’m a firm believer that it can!

03/20/2014

Participants exercise as part of Belin Sport and Fitness' four week boot camp, near Dupont Circle on October 19, 2010 in Washington DC. AFP/PHOTO Kimihiro Hoshino (Photo credit should read KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask A Local Trainer: The Best Ways To Get Fit In The South Bay

One of the best fitness professionals in the South Bay is Al Painter of Integrate Performance Fitness. Here are his recommendations for the best ways to get fit in the South Bay.

CBS San Francisco–01/12/2013

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Marin, Santa Clara Ranked Healthiest Counties In California

When it comes to healthy living the Bay Area is pretty hard to beat. Marin County has been ranked number one in a new study, with Santa Clara County coming in second healthiest in California.

04/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Website Allows Prescription Buyers To Comparison Shop

GoodRx, allows consumers to find their prescription by simply entering the name of the drug and their zip code.

03/14/2012

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HealthWatch: School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings—including the always popular pizza—will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

01/25/2012

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