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Ingredients for a salad are seen during the New York Culinary Experience 2014 in April. (Credit: Getty Images)

Are Raw Diets Healthy For Children?

More and more families are trying raw diets, but are they healthy for children?

07/17/2014

FILE -- A vending machine (Credit: Getty Images)

Brentwood Schools Send Vending Machine Junk Food To The Trash

Long Island’s largest school district has removed fatty snacks and drinks from vending machines.

06/25/2014

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Mixed Reaction To Quinn’s Demand For Nutrition Rules For Restaurant Kids’ Meals

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn opposed Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s ban on 16-ounce sodas, but now, she herself has called for a ban on unhealthy food for children.

07/02/2013

Feb. 7, 2013 Fit Minute

Fit Minute: Steam Engine

Award-winning competitor and fitness model Mindi Smith, considered one of the fastest rising stars in the bodybuilding industry, hit The Couch for Thursday’s Fit Minute.

02/07/2013

Girl eating Happy Meal (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Councilman Leroy Comrie Proposes Bill Banning ‘Happy Meals’

Comrie planned to introduce his own bill Wednesday that would essentially rewrite what could currently be considered a “Happy Meal.” The bill would require establishments that offer toys with food make sure the meals are 500 calories or less and have low fat and low sodium totals.

04/06/2011

Starbucks Oatmeal Calorie Count (credit: CBS 2)

Breakfast On The Go May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

NEW YORK (CBS 2) – If you’re heading out without having breakfast, a tasty option may be just down the road. All sorts of fast food outlets are getting into breakfast these days, but nutritionists […]

03/02/2011

Childhood obesity (credit: AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian)

Suffolk County To Use $1.2M Grant To Battle Obesity

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County plans to use a $1.2 million state grant to battle obesity-related issues.

12/31/2010

Condiments on shelves in grocery store (Credit: AP)

Condiments Turn Guilty Pleasures Into Healthy Choices

The next time you top a burger with ketchup or sprinkle some cinnamon on your cereal, you’ll be adding nutrients to some foods that are guilty pleasures.

10/14/2010

According to a new fatwa bananas may be among some foods that are off limits to Muslim women. (Credit:CBS)

Best School Lunch Ideas For Kids

CBS New York consults with nutritionist Latham Thomas to make sure your child has a healthy, happy school lunch.

CBS New York–10/07/2010

A generic image of a woman sleeping. (Credit: AP)

Seen At 11: Calming And Energizing Foods

Whether it’s a restful night’s sleep or being on top of your game during the day, what you eat can affect how well you feel – and perform.

10/01/2010

Imported T-bone steaks

Seen At 11: Eat To Lose

It happens all the time. You eat a big meal and a short time later you feel hungry again. So what gives? According to new information you’re probably eating all the wrong foods.

08/23/2010