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The Pennsylvania Farm Bill that Gov. Tom Wolf signed this week includes funding, for the first time, to support urban agriculture, which is booming in Philadelphia.
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Paul Kurtz
July 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Farm Bill that Gov. Tom Wolf signed this week includes funding, for the first time, to support urban agriculture, which is booming in Philadelphia. "Right now, we've got growing collards and cabbage, lettuce and spinach, we've got Swiss chard,...
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July 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have very well publicized guidelines for the proper foods to eat and the amount of these foods we should consume. However, studies on identical...
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June 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There is no doubt that we eat way too much junk food in our country. Our poor diet is having a devastating effect on our nation's health...
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KFC will release four new Cheetos-flavored menu items on July 1, the company announced.
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June 21, 2019 - 7:28 pm
By Scottie Andrew and Brian Ries (CNN) — It's a match made in finger-lickin' heaven. For four weeks starting July 1, KFC and Cheetos will marry their signature fare in a new collaboration that sprinkles magical, orange Cheeto dust on a chicken sandwich. In a win for advocates of chips on sandwiches...
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This undated photo provided by the National Institutes of Health in June 2019 shows an "ultra-processed" lunch including brand name macaroni and cheese, chicken tenders, canned green beans and diet lemonade.
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June 14, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Candice Choi, AP Food & Health Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if there's something else about such processed foods that might be bad for us. Already, the spread of cheap, packaged foods...
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Fresh Food Fight
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Hadas Kuznits
June 12, 2019 - 4:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Nothing brings vendors together like a very public food fight. Reading Terminal Market hosted the semifinal round of its Fresh Food Fight Wednesday — a creative, competitive effort to bring in different merchants to the terminal. The market hosted the contest because...
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Diner En Blanc
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Hadas Kuznits
June 12, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 2019 date of Philadelphia's biggest annual pop-up dinner has been revealed. At a preview party on Tuesday at the Bourse Food Hall, officials announced the eighth annual Diner en Blanc will take place on Aug. 22. "The date is the big reveal," said co-host Natanya...
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Darlene Star Jones from Star Fusion Restaurant
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Hadas Kuznits
June 07, 2019 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Black Restaurant Week is about more than just food. The second annual culinary fest takes over Philly this Sunday through June 23, celebrating the flavors of African-American, African and Caribbean cuisines. Darlene Star Jones from Star Fusion Restaurant in Overbrook...
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Pat Loeb
June 06, 2019 - 2:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — No more food trucks in Northeast Philadelphia. City Council Thursday passed a bill banning sidewalk sales in Councilman Brian O'Neill's district. They're already prohibited in Bobby Henon's district, which covers the rest of the northeast. O'Neill says he gets a lot...
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The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates.
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June 04, 2019 - 4:30 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) - - The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates. The long-held belief that eating white meat is less harmful for your heart may still...
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