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  • USDA rules would increase food stamp access to healthy foods

    February 16, 2016 5:23 AM

    WASHINGTON- Retailers that accept food stamps would have to start stocking a wider variety of healthy foods or face the loss of consumers under proposed rules expected to be announced by the Agriculture Department on Tuesday. The rules are designed to ensure people who use food stamps have better access... more »
  • More than 1,100 places deemed 'WellSpots' in Louisiana

    November 6, 2015 10:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana has given more than 1,100 small businesses, schools and higher education institutions a special designation designed to show they're making healthy choices. The state health department announced this week that a little more than a year after launching the initiative, 1,166 places have been named "WellSpots" across... more »
  • Mayor Holden's Healthy BR Initiative wins national AHA award

    July 14, 2015 12:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE -The American Hospital Association announced Tuesday that Mayor-President Kip Holden's Healthy BR Initiative is one of five programs nationwide to receive the NOVA award for improving community health. "This award is really honoring a collaborative effort, and shows what can be accomplished when health-care providers put aside their... more »
  • Half year's resolutions Play Video

    June 16, 2015 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE- This year is already halfway over, and some people have started slacking on their new year's resolutions. Terri Johnson and Jheri Corb from Baton Rouge General stopped by 2une In this morning to talk to News 2's John Pastorek about sticking with healthy habits for the whole year.... more »
  • Kids in the Kitchen: Blueberry Smoothies Play Video

    June 1, 2015 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- We are starting a new summer segment called "Kids in the Kitchen." News 2's Kylie Dixon visited Pennington Biomedical and learned how to make a delicious and healthy blueberry smoothie. The recipe is below and make sure you check out the video and keep watching 2une In for... more »
  • Big Buddy: Get Moving Play Video

    May 11, 2015 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- When she was a basketball player at LSU, Shanece McKinney volunteered extensively with Big Buddy. She even chose the organization for her 400 hour internship during her senior year. Now, she's in her second season in the WNBA, and is continuing to visit with youth in Big Buddy's... more »
  • LSU Science Cafe Play Video

    March 30, 2015 9:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Everyone knows exercise is healthy, but for some people that's not enough motivation. This morning, Dr. Neil Johannsen from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center stopped by 2une In to talk about the importance of physical activity. "In 2008 the first set of guidelines came out from the... more »
  • Diabetes Alert Day Play Video

    March 24, 2015 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Today is National Diabetes Alert Day. One in 10 people are diabetic and one in every three people are pre-diabetic. Courtney Brock and Renee Puyau from the Pennington Biomedical Research Center stopped by 2une In to talk about healthy food choices for diabetics. A lot of... more »
  • Social media campaign to promote healthy eating Play Video

    November 4, 2014 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday is National Eating Healthy Day. The American Heart Association and Our Lady of the Lake are teaming up to promote a social media campaign to promote eating healthy. Kristen Gradney, a dietician at OLOL stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. She... more »
  • Baton Rouge Food Week to promote healthy eating Play Video

    October 15, 2014 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Copper Alvarez visited with Anchor Brittney Weiss during our 4 p.m. broadcast on Wednesday to talk about the upcoming Baton Rouge Food Week, which is a week-long community event to highlight food access issues and promote healthy, affordable food choices in the Capital City. The schedule... more »
  • Get the kids involved with blueberry smoothies Play Video

    September 23, 2014 5:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Kate Blumberg and Melissa Lupo from Pennington Biomedical Research Center visited the set of News 2 at 4 today to show us some quick and easy recipes for smoothies that the kids are sure to enjoy. Smoothies are a great way to introduce healthy foods into... more »
  • Southwestern-inspired quinoa Play Video

    August 20, 2014 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Health-conscious twins and LSU grads, Christina and Catherine Mahtook, visited our first evening broadcast on Wednesday with recipes from a cookbook of healthy recipes that was inspired by their mother's battle with breast cancer. Thanks to modern medicine, plenty of support and a plant-based diet, their mother... more »
  • Tips to get kids to eat healthy Play Video

    August 7, 2014 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Pediatrician Dr. Mindy Calandro visited News 2 at 4 this afternoon to provide some advice on the often troublesome task of getting kids to eat healthy. The doctor said the real challenge here is to make healthy choices more appealing than the junk food we want... more »

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