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Seriously, Pizza Is A Vegetable?

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Our nation’s children got a confusing lesson from Congress last month; pizza is a vegetable.  New legislation affecting school meal nutrition ignores the government’s own recommendations to limit potatoes and other starch-heavy foods and raise standards so that a spoonful

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What We Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

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Here are some of the things we give thanks for his Thanksgiving. Governor Brown for helping improve food security. Rene Schlaepfer and Ryan Coonerty, our tireless Holiday Food Drive Co-Chairs. Sam Farr for taking our paper plates and clients’ voices

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Crowds Brave Stormy Weather for Child Obesity Lecture

Well over 100 students, school administrators, public health officials, social service workers, and other citizens attended the New Brighton Middle School March 24 lecture “How to Solve the Obesity Epidemic in Santa Cruz County,” by Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician and Endocrinologist at UC San Francisco’s Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment. The session was [...]

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