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Founder Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Founder Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Registered nurse and nutrition guru Seattle Sutton greeted guests and the contestants for the 15-week 2014 Slim Down Challenge at the contest launch Jan. 13 at the Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating location at 620 W. 81st Ave. in Merrillville.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am
Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker

Lessons on salt for dietitians ... by a chip maker

Snack and soda makers that often are blamed for fueling the nation's obesity rates also play a role in educating the dietitians who advise Americans on healthy eating.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Seattle Sutton Greeting Contestants and Guests at the Merrillville Franchise Location Jan. 13, 2014

Registered nurse and nutrition guru Seattle Sutton greeted guests and the contestants for the 15-week 2014 Slim Down Challenge at the contest launch Jan. 13 at the Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating location at 620 W. 81st Ave. in Merrillville.

February 19, 2014 3:00 am

Soda tax proposal could cause political fizz-ures

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois shoppers could find themselves paying extra for soft drinks under a proposed statewide soda tax.

February 17, 2014 5:30 pm

Holy all-natural organic guacamole! Whole Foods to open in 2015

Region residents will have to wait a whole year before Whole Foods brings its organic kale and grass-fed beef to Schererville.

February 15, 2014 4:05 pm
Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in bowls

Red and white quinoa grain in glass bowls on white background

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
Bariatric

Bariatric

January 27, 2014 5:37 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

Twenty years ago, when our region first developed a Quality of Life Indicators Report, the founders of the report recognized the harmful impact poverty has on all who call our region home. The latest version of the report shows that since 2000, the poverty rate has increased in Lake, Porter …

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
Purdue food scientist has hopeful thoughts about the benefits of nuts

Purdue food scientist has hopeful thoughts about the benefits of nuts

Different nuts with nutcracker

December 19, 2013 5:43 pm

Lake Station library offering nutrition class, recipes Friday

LAKE STATION | There will be a family nutrition event from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Lake Station-New Chicago branch of the Lake Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.

December 11, 2013 12:05 am

Chicago announces 100 Learning Gardens at schools

CHICAGO | Chicago officials are announcing they have installed a total of 100 gardens where students can grow fruit and vegetables at their schools.

December 07, 2013 10:26 am
Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

Study: Gold star nutrition ratings appear to work

A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits.

October 30, 2013 12:00 am
blueberry pie

blueberry pie

September 05, 2013 5:43 pm

Nutrition program at local markets benefits seniors

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program provides access to fresh fruits and vegetables from local farmers. Northwest Indiana Community Action, in partnership with the Indiana State Health Department, is hosting the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program in Lake, Porter, Starke, Pulask…

August 02, 2013 12:00 am
Hammond schools staff gets a lesson in good nutrition

Hammond schools staff gets a lesson in good nutrition

HAMMOND | Hammond elementary school students enjoyed special culinary creations Friday from visiting chef Cyndie Story.

May 25, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

T.F. South senior Shannon Pollard, 17, chooses from healthy snacks and drinks Wednesday following a workout during teacher Tim Cocco's, left, "Wake Up Call" exercise and nutrition program for students that meets at 7 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the school.

April 24, 2013 3:21 pm
T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

T.F. South teacher Tim Cocco started "Wake Up Call" exercise and nutrition program for students that meets at 7 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the school's Fitness Center. Cocco says a handful of students participate in the "student-centered wellnes program" that offers a 20- to 25-minute ca…

April 24, 2013 3:20 pm
T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

T.F. South students wake up to fitness, healthy habits

Thornton Fractional South High School senior Shannon Pollard, 17, works out Wednesday morning on an elliptical cardio machine in the school's Fitness Center during teacher Tim Cocco's "Wake Up Call" exercise and nutrition program for students. The program meets at 7 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

April 24, 2013 3:20 pm
Tips for Bringing Home a Puppy

Tips for Bringing Home a Puppy

Seventeen million Americans bring home a new pet each year, according to the American Humane Association - and a lot of those pets are adorable puppies.

March 19, 2013 12:00 am

Nutrition adviser to speak at library branch in Lake Station

LAKE STATION | Belinda Stepnowski, family nutrition adviser from Purdue University, will speak at 11 a.m. Friday at the Lake Station-New Chicago branch of the Lake County Public Library, 2007 Central Ave.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am
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