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LGU Students and Pheed Philadelphia Explore Nutrition with La Salle University

For the past few months, La Salle University and local associates have set out to better understand, educate, and provide helpful solutions to the issues with malnutrition in the Germantown area of Northwest Philadelphia. Part of those efforts have led … Continue reading

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Distribution Resolution

In ongoing efforts to improve the availability of healthy foods to the Germantown area, small independent food drives and distribution projects have arisen. Here, LaSalle students, locals and employees do their part in helping create and provide nutrition packages to … Continue reading

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Fighting the Nutrition Attrition

We all know that not everybody has a “green-thumb”, and that it’s much easier to just order a pizza or a cheesesteak from a store down the block, but what can a little bit of determination and the right resources … Continue reading

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Dr. Goldbacher on Obesity

“There are lots of different things that contribute to weight difficulties”, stated Dr. Edie Goldbacher, assistant professor for LaSalle’s Psychology department. Dr. Goldbacher’s dedicated herself to helping others understand what causes obesity and how to handle weight-related issues. ” “Unfortunately … Continue reading

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The Nutrition (Label) Condition

In the ongoing effort to better help fight malnutrition the FDA is proposing to update our current nutrition labels. Recently made public thanks to Michelle Obama, the FDA’s website further outlines what the changes wish to achieve. The most notable … Continue reading

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Germantown Speaks

Went out and got some interviews with locals.

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Farm Bill Woes

“I did not come to Congress to kick the most vulnerable Americans off of food assistance” posted Democratic Lehigh Valley congressman Matt Cartwright. His statement follows the radical changes that seek to cut funding to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. … Continue reading

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