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2011-08-08 11:01:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From innovative models like allowing students to eat at their desks at the start of the school day to alternatives like packaged "grab-n-go" meals, educators are hungry for ways to increase breakfast participation on campus. Research shows that students who routinely eat a nutritious breakfast perform better on tests, have lower rates of tardiness and absences, and have overall better eating habits. That's why 10 high school districts...

2011-03-03 11:01:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When kids rush home from school in the afternoon, it is often easy for them to reach for potato chips and soda. Unfortunately, with snacks constituting up to one third of calories in children's diet, these "convenient options" do not provide the adequate vitamins and nutrients kids need. That's why the National Institutes of Health reports that more than 90 percent of girls and 75 percent of boys ages nine to 13 have inadequate calcium...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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