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April 17, 2013
Nearly 60 people attend an event Tuesday in Granite Falls to provide input on a Food Charter to guide food policy in Minnesota. Donna Erickson, left, and Mark Rieland discuss the issues during a small group session. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny
Food Charter looks to make healthy foods a priority for residents in rural areas of Minnesota
April 17, 2013 - 10:54pm
January 2, 2013
Brain image study shows fructose may spur overeating
January 2, 2013 - 12:00am
September 29, 2012
Health Beat blog: School lunch and the vegetable strategy
September 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
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Joe Fitness blog: Why popular diets are successful
June 1, 2012 - 8:43am
May 25, 2012
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HealthBeat blog: Eating better, for less money
May 25, 2012 - 8:32am
September 13, 2011
West Central Industries food service manager Warren Sundstrom drew up a plan for the agency to offer healthier choices in its cafeteria where meals are made and served daily to staff and clients. Changes have been made in the buffet line and also in their vending machines. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Employers take steps to create healthier workplace environments
September 13, 2011 - 12:00am
January 25, 2011
Complying with federal school lunch rules could be costly and challenging in Willmar
January 25, 2011 - 12:00am
December 28, 2010
Vicki Dew, a Meals on Wheels volunteer from Willmar, returns coolers Monday to West Central Industries. Dew has been delivering meals for nearly 12 years. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Volunteers needed for program
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 26, 2010
Abby Moran, a waitress at McMillan's Family Restaurant on South First Street in Willmar, displays some items from the restaurant's new menu. With the help of registered dietitian Tiffany Krogstad, McMillan's owners Ron and Mary Guetter have revamped their food menu for healthier food options. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
McMillan's unveils new Heart Healthy options
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
October 23, 2010
Josephine Espinoza, left, and Nancy Winter, from the University of Minnesota Extension nutrition program, present information Tuesday to the Kandiyohi County Commissioners about an education program they provide to residents who receive food support. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Nutrition education enhances county food support program
October 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Kayla Morse, center, shows Tilia Tait, 9, left, and Cole Morse, 7, how to plant potatoes in ACGC's school garden that's nearly as large as a football field.  Produce grown in the garden this summer will be incorporated into school lunches this fall. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
An education you can eat
June 12, 2010 - 12:30am
April 6, 2010
School nutrition bill aimed at reducing childhood obesity would spend $4.5B
April 6, 2010 - 4:21pm
August 26, 2009
Area counties receive share of $47M in SHIP money
August 26, 2009 - 2:59pm
July 21, 2009
HealthBeat blog: What are you drinking?
July 21, 2009 - 10:07am
June 30, 2009
HealthBeat blog: We want fries with that
June 30, 2009 - 5:45pm