nutrition

Sarah Fentem / WBAA

The City Foods Co-Op in downtown Lafayette is the kind of place one can buy locally-sourced maple syrup or $7.00 jam.

It’s also where people such as Rashied Wallington go when they want to feel good about what they eat.

Wallington, who says he came in because he wants to support local farmers, says he supports large chains such as McDonalds making the switch to cage-free eggs.

Snacks: Small Amount Of Food, Potentially Big Impact On Diet

Sep 11, 2014
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A Purdue expert says parents should pay close attention to what their kids are eating at snack time.

Nutrition science assistant professor Heather Eicher-Miller says while snacks are traditionally smaller than meals, their effect on children’s diets may be significant.

Summer Food Programs Start Statewide

Jun 5, 2014
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Summer meal programs are getting underway in 194 Indiana cities.

The programs are designed to ensure kids can get a nutritious breakfast and lunch over the summer when school lunch programs aren‘t operating.

Feeding Indiana‘s Hungry executive director Emily Bryant says participation in the program went up by nearly one-fourth last year.

Introducing solid foods to infants

Apr 23, 2013
WBAA Radio

There's a new study out on when and why parents begin feeding their infants solid food. You can read the study HERE.

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