Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet

Good News Notes: “Frank Hu and Kentucky Fried Chicken arrived in Beijing around the same time. Hu, a recent graduate of Tongji Medical University, in Wuhan, had never seen a restaurant like it. Three-floored, gleaming, and distinctly Western in atmosphere, KFC proved irresistible to a country unfamiliar with the greasy efficiency of American fast food….

Maplewood school lunch lady’s fruit and vegetable displays go viral

Good News Notes: “The salad bar at John Glenn Middle School comes with instructions. A sign in the Maplewood school’s cafeteria explains that the salad bar as a meal choice includes fruit, vegetables, grains/pasta, meat or meat alternatives and milk — emphasizing in bold type that students ‘Must take 3 of the 5 offerings including…

Surprise baby born prematurely home for the holidays

 Good News Notes: “A Delaware woman who thought she couldn’t have children unexpectedly gave birth in the bathroom without showing any symptoms before delivering in September. Fast forward a few months later and the baby is home from the hospital right in time for the holidays.” “Collazo suffers from a gynecological condition that she says…

Stradbroke mum sees diabetes go into remission, thanks to losing five stone

Good News Notes: “A Stradbroke mum, who lost five stone walking her dog, has seen her diabetes go into remission.” “Gemma Murton, 36, was recently named Woman of the Year 2019 through her Slimming World group in Harleston.” “So effective has her programme been, that even her dog Jill, a Jack Russell, has lost weight.”…