What’s on the Sprout staff’s plate for the week of December 13th, 2010?

culled from the Friedman Sprout’s Delicious news feed: www.delicious.com/network/thefriedmansprout

Katie Andrews is reading about fast food’s potential for not being a disaster and the positive health effects of the family dinner on the Huffington Post.

Sarah Gold is reading about Weight Watchers’ big changes to their points system.

Allison Knott is reading about the FDA’s approval of a new weight-loss drug with blood pressure risks and aspirin’s ability to fight cancer.

Meghan Johnson is reading the unsurprising news that vending machines undermine school nutrition and an interview with the president of Slow Food USA.

Jeff Hake is reading about how parents who have children in school breakfast programs are obviously criminals.

The Friedman Sprout is a monthly student run newspaper that aims to serve the student population at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, prospective students, and alumni. Our mission is to report on newsworthy information that affects the Friedman community including nutrition research, food policy, internship and volunteer opportunities, as well as school events. Our editorial slant is that of sustainability in food and nutrition.

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