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2013-06-13 20:22:57

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Electrone Americas has announced that it is helping school systems edge further into the electronic age with keyboards and network keypads that are ideal for use in K-12 school cafeterias. Many schools now have software programs where children's parents place money in their lunch accounts and the children use PIN numbers to make purchases. This PIN follows the child no matter which school he attends as he remains in that school system. Rather...

2013-04-30 08:42:34

Experienced Food Editor Will Oversee Menu Editing Team for Online Meal Planning Service BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online meal planning service eMeals.com today announced the appointment of Julie Gunter to serve in the new position of senior menu editor, with responsibility for maintaining the quality and ongoing expansion of the menu team and recipe database used to generate more than one million meals per week for subscribers to the service's 54 different meal...

2013-04-09 13:04:06

A study suggests that states with stricter school meal nutrition standards were associated with better weight status among students who received free or reduced-price lunches compared with students who did not eat school lunches, according to a report published Online First by JAMA Pediatrics, a JAMA Network publication. The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) was started in 1946 to improve student nutrition by providing school lunches according to standards sets by the U.S. Department of...

2013-02-27 14:05:54

The term ℠libertarian paternalism´ is a peculiar phrase because it invokes feelings about two seemingly contradictory philosophies. Yet, as a principle of the behavioral sciences, this phrase actually implies gentle guidance, without force. Recently, the USDA passed regulations designed to make school lunches more nutritious. Schools participating in the National School Lunch Program are required to increase whole grain offerings, cap the fat of milk at 1% for white and non-fat...

2013-01-31 12:31:19

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 3(rd) Stone Design, creators of the PlanetBox lunchbox, released Plan-It-Box, a web based app where users can design, create and share PlanetBox lunches. Plan-It-Box is a great way to help achieve New Year's resolutions of eating healthier, and it's a fun new tool to help teach kids how to build a well-balanced meal. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130131/CG51558) Designing meals begins with "Plan-It", where users can...

2012-12-27 08:25:52

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows that sweeping self-improvement New Year's resolutions get broken faster than you can say "I'd like the cheesecake for dessert, please." Resolve to ban sugar forever, exercise every day or read every word of the New York Times seven days a week, and you'll be lucky to last a month before you fall off the wagon. The key is to start small. (As they say, a journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.) In the improve-your-diet...

2012-12-11 08:34:15

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Got the can't-serve-another-bowl-of-cereal-or-my-family-will-disown-me blues? Make everybody happy - and get every day off to the right start - with fast, healthy, kid-friendly morning recipes delivered straight to your email inbox by subscribing to the new Breakfast Plan from online meal planning service eMeals.com. Available as a $3-a-month add-on to any of eMeals' 50 dinner meal plans, the Breakfast Plan features five weekly breakfast...

2012-12-06 11:17:33

People who think they have eaten more feel less hungry hours after a meal The memory of having eaten a large meal can make people feel less hungry hours after the meal, according to research published December 5 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Jeffrey Brunstorm and colleagues from the University of Bristol. The researchers showed volunteers either a small or large portion of soup just before lunch, and then manipulated the amount of soup they actually consumed by means of a...

2012-10-22 07:26:56

BERKELEY, Ill., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced component meals, announces today that it is supporting Food Day 2012 with kick-off activities to be observed on Wednesday, October 24. Food Day is organized by the Center for Science in the Public Interest to further knowledge, understanding and dialogue about critical topics in food, agriculture and nutrition. Food Day will be celebrated across the country and promotes...

2012-10-01 23:01:26

What to have for lunch is a question one asks everyday. Ready to break the lunch routine? Kids Activities Blog takes kids lunch breaks to new levels: Fun ideas for food for kids inspired by the most creative Moms. Kids Activities Blog shows an endless list of creative and fun food creations for even the pickiest little eaters. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Fun ideas for lunch has never been that exciting. The most creative Moms have blogged about their kids-approved and most...