Nutrition

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. Tue, 08/19/2014 - 11:41am
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. Tue, 06/10/2014 - 2:40pm
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. Thu, 12/05/2013 - 1:05am
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. Tue, 11/19/2013 - 3:32am
FIT MINUTE: Preschoolers learn exercises for now and later
Stretch-n-Grow is a program in Wilmington that teaches children exercises that not only get them moving, but also help them live up to their potential. Mon, 09/23/2013 - 11:42pm
FIT MINUTE: Seated Zumba gives you great workout while sitting down
Zumba can be intimidating to those who are older or have physical issues. So, that's why instructors created a modified class known as seated Zumba. Mon, 09/16/2013 - 11:31pm
EFitsite.com founder: Wilmington is great place to start business
If you're short on time but stil want to eat right, you can now do it on a new, Wilmington-based website called 'Efitsite.com.' Fri, 06/14/2013 - 4:40pm
New nutrition labels could come at high price for stores
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing a rule requiring stores to label prepared, unpackaged foods with nutritional information, and if they don't follow the rules, they could face jail time. But the software to test these foods could be pricy. Even so, some businesses are on board. Thu, 02/07/2013 - 9:37pm
Schools turn their noses up at ‘pink slime’
The nation's school districts are turning up their noses at "pink slime," the beef product that caused a public uproar earlier this year. The US Department of Agriculture says the vast majority of states participating in its National School Lunch Program have opted to order ground beef that doesn't contain the product known as lean finely textured beef. Tue, 06/05/2012 - 5:52pm
Subway’s Jared talks to students about healthy living
Jared Fogle, the man made famous by losing weight on "The Subway Diet" visited Wilmington today to talk to kids about eating right and exercising. Tue, 12/06/2011 - 9:49pm