nutrition http://kbia.org en Study: Poor Gut Health Persists In Malnourished Children, Even After Treatment http://kbia.org/post/study-poor-gut-health-persists-malnourished-children-even-after-treatment New research out of Washington University could help explain why malnourished children suffer long-term health effects, even after medical treatment.<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="A Bangladeshi mother holds her malnourished child." data-attribution="Credit Rabiul Hasan, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201406/dhaka_2.jpg" alt="" /><p>As young children develop, the community of bacteria and other microbes in their intestines develops with them. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 13:13:33 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 54081 at http://kbia.org Study: Poor Gut Health Persists In Malnourished Children, Even After Treatment WIC remains open despite government shutdown http://kbia.org/post/wic-remains-open-despite-government-shutdown <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri Women, Infants and Children Program, or WIC, remains open despite government shutdown.</span></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:53:57 +0000 Romain Cluzel 41555 at http://kbia.org WIC remains open despite government shutdown USDA announces new school nutrition standards http://kbia.org/post/usda-announces-new-school-nutrition-standards <p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced new federal nutrition standards for schools Thursday. The new rule targets food sold in vending machines, snack bars and school stores. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:47:29 +0000 Anders Aarhus 36162 at http://kbia.org USDA announces new school nutrition standards Kids' summer lunch program begins http://kbia.org/post/kids-summer-lunch-program-begins <p>The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will start a summer food program from Monday, June 10, at Douglass Park in Columbia.</p><p>This is the 13th year of providing nutritional summertime lunches in Columbia. Because the program is federally subsidized, the U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates that every meal contain a serving of milk, protein, grains, fruit and vegetables. Meals will be prepared by Columbia Public Schools and served by volunteers. There will be five volunteers serving pre-wrapped food and drink as cafeteria line.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:21:43 +0000 Haoyang Zhang 35176 at http://kbia.org Kids' summer lunch program begins Getting kids to eat their broccoli: interview with Marion Nestle http://kbia.org/post/getting-kids-eat-their-broccoli-interview-marion-nestle <p>In this extended interview with food and nutrition writer Marion Nestle, we discuss Michelle Obama&#39;s anti-childhood obesity campaign, what food companies are doing to fight it, and how to get kids to eat their broccoli.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 14:36:04 +0000 Jacob Fenston 7494 at http://kbia.org Getting kids to eat their broccoli: interview with Marion Nestle Nutrition facts: What do those labels mean? http://kbia.org/post/nutrition-facts-what-do-those-labels-mean <p><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">If you&#39;ve been to a&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hy-vee.com/" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); " target="_blank">Hy-Vee</a><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">&nbsp;grocery store recently, chances are you&#39;ve seen some numbers right next to the price of an item of food.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">It&#39;s a&nbsp;<strong>&quot;NuVal&quot;</strong>&nbsp;- a&nbsp;<strong>nutritional value</strong>&nbsp;placed on each and every food product.&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 21:44:46 +0000 KCUR 6780 at http://kbia.org Nutrition facts: What do those labels mean?