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Florida lawmakers consider low-cost grocery store loans to promote healthy eating

This article was originally shared in the SunSentinel. Please click here to watch the video. Concerned with the growing number of Floridians struggling to put nutritious yet affordable food on their tables, state lawmakers are weighing a proposal that would bring full-service stores to their neighborhoods. Florida’s Healthy Food Financing Initiative would give low-cost loans to […]

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Go, Slow, Whoa Helps Local Stores Identify Healthy Foods

This article was originally published by South Florida Caribbean News.  BROWARD COUNTY – Florida Department of Health in Broward County asks, “Kids at convenience stores – what could possibly go wrong”? For starters, how about cigarettes, mini-cigars, candy, junk food and sodas. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County, Broward Regional Health Planning Council […]

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Good Neighbor Store Initiative Encourages Healthy Eating Choices In Broward County Communities

This article was originally written by Arun Sivasankaran and published at A program that encourages neighborhood stores near schools to promote healthy foods is being expanded in Broward County to counter the growing incidence of diabetes and obesity among children in low-income areas. Spearheading the project will be students from schools that have after-school projects run by […]