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    Long Beach Nutritionists Link 'Clean Eating' to Eating Disorders in Young Women

    Apr 14, 2016

    Colette Killworth

    Health gains that result from adopting new fad diets can be offset when they are taken too far, which is what nutrition experts in Long Beach say they are seeing more of, especially among young women.
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    Long Beach Nutritionists Link 'Clean Eating' to Eating Disorders in Young Women

    Apr 14, 2016

    Colette Killworth

    Health gains that result from adopting new fad diets can be offset when they are taken too far, which is what nutrition experts in Long Beach say they are seeing more of, especially among young women.
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    Agua 4 All Brings Safe Drinking Water to Rural Communities

    Apr 14, 2016

    Amber Amaya

    Community members and elected officials recently celebrated the installation of 75 water bottle refilling stations in the eastern Coachella Valley. In a community that has long struggled with high levels of arsenic in the groundwater, these new water stations are providing much-needed access to safe drinking water for local students and families.
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    Agua 4 All Brings Safe Drinking Water to Rural Communities

    Apr 14, 2016

    Amber Amaya

    Community members and elected officials recently celebrated the installation of 75 water bottle refilling stations in the eastern Coachella Valley. In a community that has long struggled with high levels of arsenic in the groundwater, these new water stations are providing much-needed access to safe drinking water for local students and families.
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    Op Ed: Passing a Soda Tax in Kern County

    Mar 17, 2016

    Randy Villegas

    Sugar sweetened beverages have become a daily ritual for far too many. With soda often cheaper than bottled water, and with the questionable quality of the local tap water across many parts of Kern County, it isn’t hard to understand why that is the case.
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    Op Ed: Passing a Soda Tax in Kern County

    Mar 17, 2016

    Randy Villegas

    Sugar sweetened beverages have become a daily ritual for far too many. With soda often cheaper than bottled water, and with the questionable quality of the local tap water across many parts of Kern County, it isn’t hard to understand why that is the case.
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    #Lunches4All:Kids Should Not Go Hungry at School

    Mar 03, 2016

    Jeremiah Castillo

    Jeremiah Castillo, 13, is a seventh-grader at Cruickshank Middle School, part of the Merced City Elementary School District, which in January approved a new policy requiring all students to pay $1.50 for extra helpings during meal time. Castillo recently testified at a community forum hosted by the district, where he spoke out against the policy.
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    #Lunches4All:Kids Should Not Go Hungry at School

    Mar 03, 2016

    Jeremiah Castillo

    Jeremiah Castillo, 13, is a seventh-grader at Cruickshank Middle School, part of the Merced City Elementary School District, which in January approved a new policy requiring all students to pay $1.50 for extra helpings during meal time. Castillo recently testified at a community forum hosted by the district, where he spoke out against the policy.
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    Video: Diet and Diabetes

    Nov 20, 2015

    Cindy Maldanado

    Follow one man's journey to health, one salad at a time.
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    Video: Diet and Diabetes

    Nov 20, 2015

    Cindy Maldanado

    Follow one man's journey to health, one salad at a time.
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    Drought Pushes Small Farmers to Be at ‘Top of Their Game’

    Aug 06, 2015

    Nancy DeVille

    As California’s record-breaking drought extends into its fourth year, small farmers are struggling. But you wouldn’t necessarily know it by a trip to the local farmers’ market. That’s because small farmers are doing everything they can – from ancient techniques to high tech – to become more efficient.
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    Drought Pushes Small Farmers to Be at ‘Top of Their Game’

    Aug 06, 2015

    Nancy DeVille

    As California’s record-breaking drought extends into its fourth year, small farmers are struggling. But you wouldn’t necessarily know it by a trip to the local farmers’ market. That’s because small farmers are doing everything they can – from ancient techniques to high tech – to become more efficient.
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    Commentary: A School Lunch I’d Gladly Eat

    Oct 24, 2014

    Sean Shavers

    When I was in high school in Oakland, I never really questioned the cafeteria menu, I just knew that I wasn’t eating it because it didn’t look appealing and I had other options. For years school lunch was considered nasty and inedible by me and my peers. It wasn’t until recently, that I saw school lunch in a different way.
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    Commentary: A School Lunch I’d Gladly Eat

    Oct 24, 2014

    Sean Shavers

    When I was in high school in Oakland, I never really questioned the cafeteria menu, I just knew that I wasn’t eating it because it didn’t look appealing and I had other options. For years school lunch was considered nasty and inedible by me and my peers. It wasn’t until recently, that I saw school lunch in a different way.
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    In Central Valley, A Produce Truck Can Be a Godsend

    Oct 06, 2014

    Jesus Perez

    Though the Central Valley is known as an agricultural mecca, many communities here do not have easy access to the fresh fruits and vegetables that surround them in abundance. Jesus, and 18-year-old in Merced, captures one bright spot amid the blight: Produce On The Go, a food truck that brings fresh fruits and vegetables directly to neglected co...
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    In Central Valley, A Produce Truck Can Be a Godsend

    Oct 06, 2014

    Jesus Perez

    Though the Central Valley is known as an agricultural mecca, many communities here do not have easy access to the fresh fruits and vegetables that surround them in abundance. Jesus, and 18-year-old in Merced, captures one bright spot amid the blight: Produce On The Go, a food truck that brings fresh fruits and vegetables directly to neglected co...
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    Food Deserts: Youth Say Corner Stores Can Be Part of the Solution

    Aug 08, 2014

    Nisa Cheng

    VoiceWaves spoke to Long Beach youth about how difficult it is to get fresh food in their neighborhood. While all agreed that more grocery stores would be nice, they also said that having a greater variety of healthy options at corner stores would help.
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    Food Deserts: Youth Say Corner Stores Can Be Part of the Solution

    Aug 08, 2014

    Nisa Cheng

    VoiceWaves spoke to Long Beach youth about how difficult it is to get fresh food in their neighborhood. While all agreed that more grocery stores would be nice, they also said that having a greater variety of healthy options at corner stores would help.
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    UC Launches Global Food Initiative

    Jul 07, 2014

    Alec Rosenberg

    University of California President Janet Napolitano last week unveiled the UC Global Food Initiative over the course of three events across the state.
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    UC Launches Global Food Initiative

    Jul 07, 2014

    Alec Rosenberg

    University of California President Janet Napolitano last week unveiled the UC Global Food Initiative over the course of three events across the state.
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    More Adolescents in California are Drinking Sugary Beverages

    Oct 17, 2013

    Viji Sundaram

    Even as the consumption of sugary drinks among young children in California is beginning to decline, a study released today shows a significant spike among adolescents. The study found that fully 65 percent of children between 12 and 17 drink soda and other sugary drinks every day, which is an 8 percent spike since 2005, when the study began.
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    More Adolescents in California are Drinking Sugary Beverages

    Oct 17, 2013

    Viji Sundaram

    Even as the consumption of sugary drinks among young children in California is beginning to decline, a study released today shows a significant spike among adolescents. The study found that fully 65 percent of children between 12 and 17 drink soda and other sugary drinks every day, which is an 8 percent spike since 2005, when the study began.
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