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Committee Approves Rahm’s Healthier Vending Machines

Committee Approves Rahm’s Healthier Vending Machines

advertisement Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to crack down on the caloric content of city vending machines popped up in Wednesday’s City Council meeting, and aldermen had some heavy concerns. After committee members OK’d the proposed ordinance this week, council members wondered everything from whether the sodium level of drinks would be considered in the plan to if Chicago actually has enough healthy foods to fill the machines according to the mayor’s criteria.  Emanuel made the suggestion last month to replace current vending options with healthier items by 2013.

Protect-A-Bed® Launches Back-to-School Sweepstakes

Protect-A-Bed® Launches Back-to-School Sweepstakes

CHICAGO , Aug. 9, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Protect-A-Bed ®, the leading provider of bedding protection products, is continuing their mission to ensure that people of all ages benefit from the qualities of a healthy sleep zone.

Teaching Children Healthy Habits: It’s Never Too Early

Teaching Children Healthy Habits: It’s Never Too Early

CHICAGO , Feb. 23, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Health is a hot topic amongst adults.

Staying Healthy for the Holidays

Staying Healthy for the Holidays

Chicago – Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group expert offers holiday eating tips Americans gain an average of five pounds during the winter season, usually due to a host of holiday feasts, parties and gatherings that offer an abundance of tasty, but not always healthy, foods and snacks. While the temptations are inevitable, experts at Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group remind us that you can still enjoy the holiday season without the worry of weight gain.

Readers on aging well: Exercise, diet, no drama

Readers on aging well: Exercise, diet, no drama

“I run 4 miles every day,” writes msnbc.com reader Marvin Day from Springfield, Ohio. “Even though I am retired, i get involved in coaching sport activities to help kids.” “I ride my bicycle daily,” says Larry Ciampa of Pittsburgh, adding that he studies the Bible every morning and is actively involved in his church.

Report: Majority of Minnesotans Overweight or Obese

Report: Majority of Minnesotans Overweight or Obese

Face Barriers to Eating Better, Moving More Community, clinical settings can help encourage healthy changes EAGAN, Minn., May 6 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — A new report released today by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) reveals new insights about Minnesota’s obesity problem among adults and obesity’s two preventable causes: physical inactivity and unhealthy eating. The report, “Physical Activity and Healthy Eating in Minnesota: Addressing Root Causes of Obesity,” concludes that Minnesotans know they need to lose weight and many are trying, but individual attitudes and their surroundings are barriers to their success.

Mika Brzezinski Hosts ‘Cook Your Heart Out’ Good Housekeeping’s Heart-Healthy Cooking Competition

Mika Brzezinski Hosts ‘Cook Your Heart Out’ Good Housekeeping’s Heart-Healthy Cooking Competition

ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL TAKE HOME $125,000 Co-Host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Partners with Iconic Women’s Magazine to Promote Healthy Eating NEW YORK, April 29 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Good Housekeeping , the leading women’s service magazine with 25 million readers, announces Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe and best-selling author of All Things At Once , will host “Cook Your Heart Out,” America’s largest heart-healthy cooking competition.   Good Housekeeping, which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has always provided readers with the essential nutritional tools and delicious, no-fuss recipes, and, now, in collaboration with the American Heart Association, the legendary magazine will challenge readers to test their heart-healthy culinary skills.

Dining Out Gets Healthier with UNO Chicago Grill’s New Fall Menu

Dining Out Gets Healthier with UNO Chicago Grill’s New Fall Menu

Uno Chicago Grill®, America’s Healthiest Chain Restaurant(1) is “Fall of Surprises” with delicious new menu items that offer healthy options. UNO® Executive Chef Chris Gatto highlights five particularly tasty menu… Read more »

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