‘Get Healthy Philly’ Targets Sugary Beverages; Krispy Kreme Zeroes In On a South Jersey Site

• Get Healthy Philly, a new initiative from Philadelphia’s Department of Public Health takes aim at sugary beverages and childhood obesity. [Newsworks]

• Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is seeking approval from Collingswood to open a shop in the shuttered KFC at Haddon Avenue and Cuthbert Boulevard. [Courier-Post]

• In the face of a global food crisis, one Dutch scientist recommends we all develop a taste for nutritious green bugs. Meanwhile, American children are preparing to go on strike. [BBC]

• It seems the 20-ounce “venti” just isn’t big enough for some Starbucks customers; today, the chain is rolling out its 30-ounce “trenta” size, beginning in thirteen Southern states. [USAT]

• Sluggishness and memory problems might be related to a deficiency of vitamin B-12, found in fish, beef, and dairy products. [WSJ]

• Gluten-free diets are increasingly touted as weight-loss regimens, but that’s actually not such a hot idea. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

• With skyrocketing food prices, the U.N.’s World Food Programme has found itself $3 billion short. [AP]

‘Get Healthy Philly’ Targets Sugary Beverages; Krispy Kreme Zeroes