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2014-10-14 16:24:59

KIWI magazine announces National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day 2014 to celebrate what's great about school lunch and encourage parents and schools to work together to make it even better NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KIWI magazine invites parents to celebrate what's great about school lunch and learn how to work with schools to make it even better. National Take Your Parents to Lunch Day takes place on October 15, 2014, during National School Lunch Week, and is supported...

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2014-10-04 03:00:20

Katherine Baildon, Cornell Food and Brand Lab Have you ever ordered more food at a restaurant than you intended? There are elements of dining rooms that actually prime you to eat more food. One such element is the weight of those dining with or near you. This new Cornell University study found that the body type of your dining partner, or that of those dining nearby, may actually influence how much you serve yourself and how much you eat! The study investigated the impact the presence...

2014-09-22 14:05:07

Most of us remember what it was like to eat hot lunch in the school cafeteria, where day after day of “mystery meat” and soupy mashed potatoes was occasionally interrupted by Taco Tuesday or Pizza Friday. For most kids, school lunch was simply a form of sustenance, something to keep them from becoming ravenously hungry during the rest of the school day. Under the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, though, many of the staples of the school cafeteria, like Salisbury steak and chicken...

2014-08-13 23:10:38

Wild Mint, a health-oriented company, has released a “Lunch Savers” guide with research revealing how packing a reusable, waste-free lunch instead of a disposable lunch can not only save parents over $400 per child per school year but also benefit their child’s health and the environment. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Wild Mint, an eco-friendly, healthy living company, has released a “Lunch Savers” guide to help inform parents on ways they can save money, their health,...

2014-08-06 08:39:49

Free with Any New Subscription for eMeals' Weekly Meal Plans - Delivered to Your Phone or Computer BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Too frantic with back-to-school planning and shopping to think about spicing up your recipe repertoire for the new school year? Online meal planning service eMeals comes to the rescue with a Back To School Survival Guide featuring easy-to-make mom-approved recipes for three power breakfasts, two lunch boxes, two weeknight dinners, two...

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2014-07-23 03:30:32

Andrea Grossman, Tufts University, Health Sciences Campus Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines. Those are the findings of a study conducted by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. The findings are published online ahead of print in the Journal of the...

2014-06-16 23:01:04

Pediatrician and author of "The Step Up Diet" Dr. Marta Katalenas promotes a healthy lifestyle through the proper timing of dietary methods that can be applied during regularly scheduled family meals. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As part of her 12-month resolution plan Dr. Katalenas, an Austin TX pediatrician, challenges families to only eat three meals a day, with a piece of fruit as an afternoon snack. This philosophy is part of her book “The Step Up Diet: Quality,...

2014-05-19 16:23:40

Program will provide free, nutritional meals to Menasha children this summer MENASHA, Wis., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, schools across the country have taken big steps to improve nutritious meal offerings for students throughout the school year. Research suggests, however, that summer vacation often leads to unhealthy eating.(1) Additionally, according to Feeding America's Map the Meal Gap study, approximately 49 million Americans are food insecure -- lacking the...

2014-02-19 12:27:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There will be a new National Press Club President asking the questions at today's NPC Luncheon. He is Myron Belkind, a former AP Bureau Chief in London, Japan and India. Belkind, who had a 40-year career with the AP recently returned to the U.S. and now teaches journalism at The George Washington University. Belkind was elected President by his Press Club colleagues in December. His term is one year. His inauguration was in January...

2014-02-09 23:02:28

Paleo Power Lunch designed by Stormy Sweitzer is the latest program that provides people with delicious dressing recipes, snack and hydration ideas, and strategies for planning, preparing, and packing their lunch easily. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Paleo Power Lunch is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 Paleo Power Lunch is the latest program that can help people have a healthy and delicious lunch and snacks to keep them powered...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.