College students who are food insecure those who go without nutritious food or face hunger on a regular basis miss meals, can do poorly in class and even face dropping out to go to work and feed their families. In spring 2018, more than 22,000 Dallas County Community College District students were identified as food insecure.
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DCCCD Mobile Food Pantry To Visit CampusesCollege students who are food insecure those who go without nutritious food or face hunger on a regular basis miss meals, can do poorly in class and even face dropping out to go to work and feed their families. In spring 2018, more than 22,000 Dallas County Community College District students were identified as food insecure.
A New Study Says Recalls Of Hazardous Meat And Poultry Up 83 PercentRecalls of hazardous meat and poultry have gone up by more than 80 percent in the last six years, according to a new report.
Blue Zones Project – Plant-Based FoodsBlue Zones Project offers some delicious plant-based recipes that will make it easy to keep your resolutions in 2019.
With The Start Of School DISD Prepares To Feed 150,000Four days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals.
Focus On Nutrition As Students In The DISD Head Back To ClassFour days from now thousands of students in Dallas head back to school and preparations are already underway to make sure they're served healthy, tasty meals. CBS 11 News went to the Marisa Luna kitchen for Dallas Independent School District Food and Child Nutrition Services to get a look at how the district is preparing to feed some 150,000 students.
Skyline High School's Culinary Students Cook Up ChangeYou might think that school lunches are not the most craveable meals, but a group of students in Skyline High School's culinary arts program are cooking up lunches that are anything but boring.
Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Meal HealthierThe average American will take in more than 4500 calories and 200 grams of fat on Thanksgiving. But there are ways to make your holiday meal healthier.
Teal Pumpkins Welcome Kids With Food AllergiesIf you see a teal pumpkin on Halloween night, it means that the home is handing out non-food treats. This is particularly important for children with food allergies.
Study Says Diet Soda Could Raise Dementia RiskA new study is raising concerns about diet soda after it found that the drinks can increase a person's risk of dementia.
Top 5 Things You Should Know About ProteinWhether you want to lose weight or build muscle, the answer always seems to be "eat more protein."
FWISD Hoping Apples Lead To Healthy EatingThousands of students in the FWISD on Wednesday were given a special treat at lunch to encourage healthy eating habits.
FWISD Hoping Apples Lead To Healthy EatingThousands of students in the FWISD will be handed a special treat at lunch on Wednesday to encourage healthy eating habits.
Teal Pumpkins Raising Food Allergy AwarenessMany children look forward to Halloween candy, but nearly two kids in every classroom have food allergies that leave them unable to enjoy the fun. A growing campaign is trying to change that.
Top 5 School Lunch TipsOne of parents' biggest assignments of the school year is packing kids a lunch they will eat!
Fresh Grocer: Baby Heirloom TomatoesThey're tasty, colorful and can really liven up a salad!
Tony's Tips: Green PeppersFood contributor Tony Tantillo offers tips for picking out the best green peppers at the supermarket.
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Fort Worth Rescinds Boil Water NoticeOfficials said, of the 46 samples sent to a lab for testing, all were negative for bacteria.
Bottled Water Being Distributed After Fort Worth Water AdvisoryOperational error led to low pressure in some water lines, and thousands of north Fort Worth residents being told to boil their water.
Equal Heart Non-Profit Delivers Healthy Food For Families In NeedWith help from the United Way, Equal Heart works to end childhood hunger by increasing access to healthy food sources.