SubwaySandwich
6 months ago
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Subway posting calories nationally as regulation lags

Subway is moving ahead and posting calorie counts on its menu boards nationally despite another delay in a federal rule requiring the information.
A restaurant menu shows the calorie count of items. (Photo: Jason Lander/Flickr/MGN)
6 months ago
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Looking for calorie labels on menus? Not until 2017

Wondering how many calories are in that hamburger? Chain restaurants still don't have to tell you, despite a 6-year-old law requiring calorie labels on menus.
Local 3rd graders toured the UNCW food truck and cooked a healthy snack made from locally sourced ingredients. (Photo: Helen Holt/WWAY)
7 months ago
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3rd graders cook up healthy snack on UNCW food truck

Local 3rd graders toured the UNCW food truck and cooked a healthy snack made from locally sourced ingredients.
(Photo: Donna Schichler/MGN)
11 months ago
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Sugar, corn industries settle sweetener spat

The sugar and corn industries have reached a secret settlement in their billion-dollar battle over sweeteners.
A restaurant menu shows the calorie count of items. (Photo: Jason Lander/Flickr/MGN)
11 months ago
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Studies raise questions about impact of menu calorie counts

Tracking calories at chain restaurants is supposed to become easier next year, but new studies raise questions about whether the counts actually make a difference for diners and eateries.
SchoolLunch
1 year ago
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Another food fight? Congress mulls school meal standards

Congress will have to decide soon whether it wants another food fight with first lady Michelle Obama and the administration over what's served in the school lunch line.
Back to School: Packing healthy lunches
2 years ago
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Back to School: Packing healthy lunches

As students head back to school over the coming weeks, parents are often faced with the challenge of preparing a healthy lunch that is also delicious. Liz from thisisgrub.com has tips that kids will love and parents can feel good about.
FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood
2 years ago
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FDA: Pregnant women should eat low-mercury seafood

The Food and Drug Administration is reminding pregnant women to stay away from certain fish that can be high in mercury. But the agency won't require package labeling on mercury content, which is what consumer groups had sought.
Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need
3 years ago
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Nourish NC packs boxes with food for families in need

Two Wilmington Rotary Clubs helped Nourish NC pack boxes full of food for families in need in the Cape Fear Wednesday. Friday afternoon, the boxes will be delivered to families across the Port City to ensure they have food to eat this weekend.
Fit Minute – Weight training that’s fun and fast
3 years ago
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Fit Minute – Weight training that’s fun and fast

Weight training can be difficult if you don't know exactly what you're doing or don't have a set routine. If you've always wanted to build muscle but don't know where to start, there is a class for that.