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School lunch prices increase

To retain qualtity, lunch prices rise When students returned from Christmas break, Taher Inc., the food service provider at Minnehaha, announced a 20 cent price rise on entrees from $3.75 to $3.95. This price increase was the result of a simple and definite factor. “We had no choice,” said Chef …

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Food facts with a grain of salt

Eating has been complicated by acronym ingredients such as GMO, BHT and MSG; understanding these and other hard-to-pronounce additives is key to making healthy choices  Making healthy choices may seem to be an intuitive process with two opposites at odds — i.e., cake or broccoli — but which is better, …

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One holiday, many celebrations

From Slovakia to Korea, Minnehaha students celebrate the holidays in unique and diverse ways   Whether the snow has fallen on the ground, or the evergreen trees are decorated in shop windows, the knowledge that Christmas is near brings joy to many people. The joy may come from future presents, …

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Nutrition and athletics

The do’s and don’ts of competition consumption Athletes spend so much of their time focusing on how to get stronger, faster and better. Everyday after school you run, you lift, you shoot and you throw, but do you ever spend time thinking of other ways to improve your athletic performance? …

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School lunch prices

Full stomach, empty wallet: Are school lunches too expensive? It’s lunch hour for sophomore Yaphet May and he picks up a sandwich, an Arizona tea and trail mix. It doesn’t seem like much, but his one lunch ends up costing $5.50. Similarly, junior Jamie Dovolis gets a classic lunch with …

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Family dinners: more than a home-cooked meal

In busy times, eating together as a family matters, research shows “In high school, I got really caught up in going from whatever sports practice I had straight to homework and often times [my family and I] would tend to eat dinner at different times.” said current University of Southern …

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