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CA Considers Vegan Sch. Lunch

A California assemblyman plans to introduce legislation this month that would urge the state's public schools to offer daily vegetarian/vegan lunch options.

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Syndrome X

The term "Syndrome X" was coined in 1988 by Gerald Reaven, MD, a researcher at Stanford University School of Medicine. Millions of people could have Syndrome X, but are unaware of this "silent killer." A medical check-up including blood work is required for diagnosis.

Congressional supporters of legislation to raise the national minimum wage rate wasted no time at the turn of the new year introducing a new plan that is certain to draw opposition from foodservice industry leaders.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has dusted off and renovated an old and largely unused employee cafeteria in lower Manhattan to accommodate its shifting and growing employee population.

El Castillo Retirement Residence, home to approx. 145 independent living and 35 to 40 assisted living/health center residents, is just a leisurely walk to the main cluster of shops and enticingly diverse restaurants in the heart of Santa Fe, NM. Dining options in town range from upscale New Mexican to French comfort food and all stops in between.

Vitamin C has many functions.

The addition of a serve-yourself-condiment bar in the barbecue grills at some California secondary schools has increased participation by 8% and is expected to grow this quarter.

Vitamin C is the only water-soluble vitamin not in the B-family.

AmeriNet's horizon is filled with initiatives and efforts that all essentially boil down to one theme: improving service to members—and technology will be a critical element of that goal. ...

High-fat diets are associated with an increased incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, cancer, diabetes and gallbladder disease. So government agencies and health professionals recommend reduced intake of total fat (30% or less of total calories) and saturated fat (10% or less of total calories).

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