Content Tagged As nutrition

2 years 9 months ago

Nutrition labels for your meat

Mystery meat is a thing of the past. Starting today, the Department of Agriculture is requiring nutrition labels on 40 of the most popular cuts of beef and poultry. The labels are similar to those shoppers have grown accustom to seeing on items like canned soup and cereal. The...

3 years 3 months ago

Restaurants get behind the first lady's plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The company that owns the Olive Garden, Red Lobster and four other popular restaurant chains is following Michelle Obama's lead and pledging to reduce the calories and sodium in its meals and overhaul its kids' menu. Drew Madsen, president of Darden Restaurants, tells The Associated Press...

3 years 4 months ago

Back to School: lunch ideas

In our Wednesday morning back to school segment we are taking a look at some healthy and not so healthy options when it comes to buying a sack lunch on a budget. Mina Liebert, the Director of LiveWell Colorado Springs, compared the costs and nutritional values of two lunches. ...

4 years 7 months ago

District 11 aims to freshen its menu

Food and nutrition managers in Colorado Springs School District 11 are revamping the menu for school cafeterias. The D11 Good Food Project aims to reduce the amount of processed foods that are served to students and to increase the number of natural foods served in school lunch lines. ...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Free class for teens with diabetes in Pueblo

For teens with diabetes, learning proper nutrition and weight management is imperative to remaining healthy. The Pueblo City-County Health Department is sponsoring a free, 14 week diabetes class beginning in January. It's aimed at teens 13-18. Participants will meet weekly for 90 minutes. Parents are also encouraged to attend. ...

5 years 1 month ago

Food labeling program halts over FDA concern

A food industry group is voluntarily halting promotion of its nutrition labeling program after federal regulators said such systems could mislead consumers, officials with the group said Friday. Industry leaders launched the "Smart Choices" program in August to identify foods that meet certain nutritional standards and then highlight them...

5 years 1 month ago

Food labeling program halts over FDA concern

A food industry group is voluntarily halting promotion of its nutrition labeling program after federal regulators said such systems could mislead consumers, officials with the group said Friday. Industry leaders launched the "Smart Choices" program in August to identify foods that meet certain nutritional standards and then highlight them...

5 years 2 months ago

Menu calorie counts can alter food choices

Alejandra Ramos has lost her appetite for the occasional carnitas burrito from Chipotle, the frozen frappucino from Starbucks and the blueberry muffin from Dunkin' Donuts. And she's not happy about it. "Once they put up the calorie counts, then suddenly I was like, 'I can't eat this, this is...

5 years 2 months ago

Menu calorie counts can alter food choices

Alejandra Ramos has lost her appetite for the occasional carnitas burrito from Chipotle, the frozen frappucino from Starbucks and the blueberry muffin from Dunkin' Donuts. And she's not happy about it. "Once they put up the calorie counts, then suddenly I was like, 'I can't eat this, this is...

5 years 3 months ago

The truth about Gluten Free diets

It's the new buzz word in the grocery aisles: "Gluten free." "Sales are up double digits over a year ago, just in gluten free type products," Gary Huddleston of Kroger Grocery Store said. Celebrities are touting gluten free foods for everything from weight loss to curing attention deficit disorder....

5 years 3 months ago

The truth about Gluten Free diets

It's the new buzz word in the grocery aisles: "Gluten free." "Sales are up double digits over a year ago, just in gluten free type products," Gary Huddleston of Kroger Grocery Store said. Celebrities are touting gluten free foods for everything from weight loss to curing attention deficit disorder....

5 years 3 months ago

Move over, Twinkies: Deep-fried butter is here

Who among us hasn't simultaneously marveled and shuddered over accounts of deep-fried Twinkies? Deep-fried Oreos? Deep-fried bacon? Well, brace yourself, because a new deep-fried item has been invented that's so bold, so audacious, so brazen, it's bound to take your breath away. The invention is none other than: Deep-fried...

Most Popular

Top Videos

1 2 3 4