A company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens. Sharon Chin reports. (12-26-20)
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South City Company Grows Greens Indoors to Counter Farm Land LossesA company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens. Sharon Chin reports. (12-26-20)
Pandemic Anxiety Unleashes Comfort Food CravingsThere's a science behind those "Covid cravings" and also a way to gain back control over your diet and weight. Juliette Goodrich reports. (11-29-20)
Better Together: Feeding Seniors in NeedSince the pandemic began not many of us have adapted like Adrian Williams who shifted her non-profit from helping young San Francisco children to those in need on the other end of the age spectrum. Allen Martin reports. (9-17-20)
SF Chef Gets Non-Profit Funding to Supply Meals to FirefightersIn an effort to thank fire crews battling the wildfires in northern California, the Gary Sinise Foundation is providing them with thousands of meals prepared by San Francisco's Big Jim's Barbecue. Don Ford reports. (9-3-20)
S.F. Bayview Community Farm an Oasis of Racial Harmony – With VeggiesOrganizer Lawland Long says the Fang Asian Community Garden is more than just a garden. It’s a place for racial healing, understanding and learning. Don Ford reports. (7-10-20)
San Anselmo Restaurant Owners Work to Feed Community During ShutdownThe owners of Insalata's in San Anselmo launched a GoFundMe project to fund preparation of nutritious meals to be donated to the community. Allen Martin reports. (4-23-20)
SF Startup Promotes Unique Baby Formula to Health-Conscious MomsBreast milk may be best for babies but new mothers have a healthy alternative in "Bobbie," a formula created with grass-fed dairy, no artificial ingredients, GMOs, corn syrup or soy. Betty Yu reports. (5-10-19)
Charcoal Food Craze Getting Dim View from Health DepartmentIt’s a “dark” trend you might have seen on social media -- black-colored food, from ice cream to beverages. But the charcoal craze may may be short-lived. Sharon Chin reports. (3-7-19)
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Requiring Vegan Options at Hospitals, Prisons, Nursing Homes StatewideOn Tuesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that requires a vegan option on the menu at hospitals, health facilities such as nursing homes, and state prisons. Susie Steimle reports. (9-27-18)
Author, Celebrity Chef Katrina Carter Shares Nutrition TipsAuthor and celebrity chef Katrina Carter tells BR host Christin Ayers how she has helped NBA stars like Kevon Looney with their nutrition game, off the court.
California Lawmakers Pass Ban on Local Soda TaxesCalifornia lawmakers passed a bill to ban local taxes on soda for the next 12 years Thursday and sent it to Gov. Jerry Brown. As Melissa Caen reports, Bay Area legislators say it was a brazen power play by the industry. (6-28-18)
Dr. Dina Rose, Author Of 'It's Not About The Broccoli'Dr. Dina Rose, author of 'It's Not About the Broccoli, Three Healthy Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating,' talks to BAF's Michelle Griego about helping picky eaters become food explorers.
Get Your Personalized Food Plan With 'Habit'Habit's CEO and founder Neil Grimmer talks to Michelle Griego about the benefits of a personalized food plan that takes into account every body's unique nutritional needs.
Peninsula 'Food Pharmacy' Fights DiabetesIn Redwood City, a doctor writes a prescription for healthy food and the patient walks across the hall to fill it at a "Food Pharmacy" stocked with several days' worth of fresh produce and other nutritious groceries. Sharon Chin reports. (11-23-17)
SF Passes Ordinance to Require Stores to Label Meats Raised with AntibioticsOfficials in San Francisco are preparing to enforce a new ordinance that will require city stores that sell raw meat and poultry to label and list any antibiotics used to raise the livestock. Don Ford reports. (10-24-17)
ConsumerWatch: Mac 'n' Cheese DangerA new report raises questions about chemicals found in cheese powder. Consumer reporter Julie Watts explains. (7-14-17)
Seniors Thrive on Gourmet Finger Foods at Bay Area Retirement CommunityOlder adults are at a high risk for malnutrition. KPIX 5's Sharon Chin reports on a retirement community in the Bay Area where residents are taking matters into their own hands. (7-4-17)
At Issue: Antibiotics in MeatA proposal before the San Francisco Board of Supervisors would require some retailers to report details of the antibiotics used on animals. Melissa Caen talks with the sponsor of the proposal, supervisor Jeff Sheehy. (7-2-17)
Tips For Staying Healthy This Spring With Dr. Nicole Van GroningenDr. Nicole Van Groningen helps Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi separate fact from fiction when it comes to getting healthy and staying healthy this spring.
Oakland A’s Open Peanut-Free Seating SectionThe team has decided to accommodate those fans who are allergic to peanuts with their own seating section -- and the seats are good ones, too. Don Ford reports. (5-5-17)
ConsumerWatch: USDA Allows Heart Meat in Ground BeefA post on the USDA website states "beef heart meat can be used in unlimited quantities and declared as 'beef' on the label." Julie Watts reports. (2-2-17)
North Bay Clinic Touts Benefit Of Water-Only FastIt's the new year and a lot of people are vowing to lose weight and get healthier. As KPIX 5's Cate Cauguiran reports, the solution may be as simple as drinking water. A so-called water fast may benefit your body and your brain. (1-1-17)
3 Dead, 5 Sickened After Thanksgiving Meal At Antioch American Legion HallThree people died and five others were sickened after eating a Thanksgiving meal prepared at Antioch’s American Legion Hall by a local church. Joe Vazquez reports. (11/28/16)
One Pill To Rule Them All - Startup Uses 3-D Printing For Custom Vitamin SupplementsTaking a fistful of vitamin pills every day can be daunting. Juliette Goodrich gets a look inside a Bay Area startup that wants to create a single capsule tailored to each individual. (11-6-16)