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2009-11-18 12:05:00

Preliminary report from the Harvard School of Public Health reveals students prefer healthy school meals BOSTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Think your kids won't eat healthy foods? Think again. A preliminary report of the Chefs in Schools Initiative by the Harvard School of Public Health, funded by Project Bread, proves that kids not only like healthy school meals, but actually eat more of the healthy foods than they would if they were eating a traditional school meal. The study...

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2009-10-20 13:40:00

A report released Tuesday warned that improving nutritional value of U.S. school food programs by increasing servings of fruits, vegetables and whole grains could increase the cost of breakfast by as much as 25 percent and lunch by 9 percent, Reuters reported. Updating school meal programs would meet nutritional needs and foster better eating habits, but healthier, fresher ingredients would boost costs, especially at breakfast where fruit servings would increase, according to the report from...

2009-10-13 12:10:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leading natural and organic grocer, extends thanks to customers at its 273 U.S. locations for donating $660,065 -- to help transform school lunches across the country. Over the past eight weeks, customers surpassed the Company's goal of $400,000 to fund the development of "The Lunch Box Project," an online resource created by "Renegade Lunch Lady" Chef Ann Cooper's nonprofit, F3: Food Family Farming...

2009-10-08 06:35:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin always wants dessert first - for breakfast, lunch and dinner - and who doesn't? Recognizing the need for a children's book on nutrition, registered dietitian and devoted mother Shari Bilt Boockvar wrote "How Austin Got His Muscles" (published by AuthorHouse), the new full-color illustrated book that shows young readers who are more interested in eating junk food that eating balanced, colorful meals can be fun too! Meet Austin, an active...

2009-09-10 09:32:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "renegade lunch lady," are working to help transform lunch in schools across the country by kicking off the "School Lunch Revolution" awareness tour today in Washington, D.C. Cooper and Whole Foods Market Co-President and Chief Operating Officer Walter Robb will speak to key influencers about the "School Lunch Revolution" program,...

2009-08-31 07:00:00

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Time is money, and food is both. If you're like many consumers faced with creating fast, inexpensive, and healthy meals, there's a new Web site that might just be your recipe for savings. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090831/DC66650) In fact, Nancy McKelvey and her family of six in Western New York State use the Web site to make simple one-dish meals that keep their food expenditures at about $200-a-week, including...

2009-08-25 07:00:00

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 8.5 million Americans brown-bagging it to work , Tyson Foods has teamed up with Food Network host Robin Miller to help families get creative with their brown bag lunches by providing quick and easy lunchtime solutions. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/tyson/39731/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090825/NY65635 ) "Bringing lunch to work is a great way to save money and eat...

2009-08-21 08:41:00

VICTORIA, BC, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Neverblue, a premier global lead generation network, announced today that it has signed an exclusive agency agreement with the largest offline dating service in the world, It's Just Lunch. The agreement appoints Neverblue as the exclusive agent in Australia, where It's Just Lunch has over a half dozen offices. It's Just Lunch has taken a unique spin on dating for busy professionals by starting to blend on and off-line dating services. "What is exciting to...

2009-08-12 11:45:00

RACINE, Wis., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With childhood obesity on the rise in America(1), it's important to give children healthy food options that they actually want to eat. So, as kids head back to school this fall, parents will have some "homework" of their own--preparing fresh, wholesome and appealing lunches. To help parents please even the pickiest eaters, Ziploc(R) Brand, the food and home storage solution families trust, has teamed up with Taste of Home, the world's No. 1 cooking...

2009-08-10 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), a leader in natural and organic foods, and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces to transform lunch in schools across the country with the "School Lunch Revolution" campaign. This national effort, which launches during the back-to-school season, aims to enable schools to revolutionize and improve the way children eat. The free, first-of-its-kind Lunch Box Web site -...


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