CDC officials announced Wednesday that 49 people from seven states, ages 2 to 71, have developed hepatitis A that may be linked to Townsend Farms Organic Anti-Oxidant Blend frozen berry/pomegranate mix. The mixes, available at Costco and Harris Teeter stores, were recalled on Tuesday.
Runners whose feet hit the ground at the heel have a more physiologically economical running form and use less oxygen than do those who land near the front of their feet, as barefoot or minimalist runners do, according to a study from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Five studies presented at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting found no major benefits in switching to minimalist, barefoot-style footwear.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said concessionaires at U.S. national parks will offer healthier foods for tourists this summer. Part of the 2011 "Healthy Parks, Healthy People" program, foods will be lower in calories, fat and sodium, meats will not contain hormones, and products will be fresh and locally grown.
Family-style meals, as part of authoritative food parenting, can reduce dinner-time pressures and help children who are picky eaters, registered dietitian Natalia Stasenko writes, noting that the meals should include three to four food groups and at least one food that is a child favorite. Children should be allowed to choose foods, serve themselves and eat as little or much as they want, Stasenko writes.