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Eating chocolate at least once a week is associated with a lower risk for coronary artery disease

Chocolate Tied to Lower Coronary Artery Disease Risk

Moderate consumption once a week tied to lower risk for disease
Higher intakes of vitamin C and carotenoids

Higher Vitamin C, Carotenoid Intake May Lower Risk for T2DM

And, rate of type 2 diabetes lower for participants in highest versus lowest category of whole grain intake
Dairy intake is not associated with improvements in bone mineral density or risk for fractures in women transitioning to menopause

Dairy Does Not Protect Against Bone Loss During Menopause Transition

Similarly, no association seen between dairy food intake and risk for fractures
Implementation of the 2010 Healthy

2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Tied to Drop in Childhood Obesity

The stronger nutrition standards for school meals and snacks should be maintained, the authors say
Greater adherence to healthy eating patterns is consistently associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Multiple Healthy Eating Patterns May Be Able to Lower CVD Risk

Findings seen for four different healthy eating patterns with 30+ years of follow-up
Bagged salad mixes sold at Walmart and other stores are linked with an outbreak of Cyclospora infections in eight Midwestern states

Intestinal Illness Spurs Recall of Bagged Salads Sold at Walmart, Aldi

More than 200 people have contracted cyclosporiasis; 23 people have been hospitalized
An outbreak of Cyclospora infections in the U.S. Midwest appears to be linked to bagged salad mixes

Cyclospora Outbreak Linked to Bagged Salad Mixes

19 people have been hospitalized; no deaths reported
Drinking 100 percent fruit juice during the preschool years is associated with better diet quality in adolescence

Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice in Preschool Years Tied to Healthy Diet Later

No negative association seen between fruit juice consumption and future body mass index
Nearly 43

Nearly 43,000 Pounds of Ground Beef Products Recalled

Products sold across the United States under the labels Marketside Butcher and Thomas Farms
The diet and physical activity guideline for the prevention of cancer has been updated by the American Cancer Society; the guideline was published online June 9 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Diet, Activity Guideline Updated by American Cancer Society

Recommendations include increased physical activity, following a healthy eating pattern throughout life