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The Apple Puzzle

2 years agoOdd : mental_floss

With only four cuts, you can turn any apple into a cool (albeit nerdy) puzzle. When I was growing up, my grandfather used to mesmerize us kids with this “trick.” It made eating fruit more fun than eating junk food. I took a few minutes yesterday to record the process in a HowTo video. Hope [...]
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'Salad Bars to Schools' Campaign Puts Produce Back in the Lunch Line

Health :'s Health Care Blog (4 years ago)

How do you get kids to eat more fruits and vegetables? It's an age-old question that -- given the health problems and junk food options facing our kids -- has undergone a renewed and heightened interest. The latest answer comes in t... Read Post

Kids Eat Less Junk Food When Middle Schools Stop Providing It

Health : Newswise Medical News (5 years ago)

It seems like a no-brainer, and it is: Take the junk food out of school vending machines and cafeterias, and kids will eat less junk food, according to a new study.... Read Post

Study: Eat 7 servings of fruit, veggies daily

Health : The Chart (5 months ago)

You know the saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away"? Turns out eating one apple isn't enough. A new study suggests people who eat up to seven servings of fruit and vegetables a day can cut their risk of death by 42% - and th... Read Post

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