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2010-10-19 07:30:00

DALLAS, Texas, October 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - ReportsandReports Announces it Will Carry Lunch Trends in the U.S. Foodservice Market Research Report in its Store Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/reports/36589-lunch-trends-in-the-us-foodser vice-market.html Browse All Foodservice Reports: http://www.reportsandreports.com/tags/foodservice-market-research.html Search More Then 50000 Market Research Reports at ReportsandReports...

2010-10-13 13:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is pleased to announce that its shoppers donated more than $1.4 million after a seven-week fundraising campaign to improve school lunches through the Salad Bar Project. As the nation celebrates National School Lunch Week (Oct. 10-16), it is clear that parents and advocates are ready for healthy items to be added to the menu. Whole Foods Market joined forces with Chef Ann Cooper's non-profit, Food Family Farming...

2010-10-05 07:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, millions of school children across the United States grab a lunch tray and get in line. Few, if any, know the history behind the line or that they have the power to change what gets placed on the tray. The new documentary, Lunch Line, which is presented by Applegate Farms and premieres October 6 at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema, 143 East Houston St., in New York City, uses the current vampire craze to educate viewers about the National School...

2010-09-15 09:25:00

WOODBURY, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the got breakfast?® Foundation announced its third round of Silent Hero Grants to award up to $50,000 in grants to public schools, non-profit private schools and non-profit organizations participating in the national School Breakfast Program. The grant program recognizes, encourages and rewards those silent heroes who help children start their day off right by serving breakfast. The grant monies can be used for such needs as...

2010-09-08 17:36:00

HOCKESSIN, Del., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Produce for Better Health Foundation applauds the launch of the Lunchbox Winners produce program by Safeway Inc., one of the nation's largest supermarket chains. The program will be featured in 1,523 stores across the nation. The goal of the new program is to offer parents an easy solution for school lunches and snack ideas that are better for kids and easy for parents. The inspiration for the program came from Safeway's desire to support the...

2010-09-01 08:00:00

BOULDER, Colo. and AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With an ambitious vision to place a healthy salad bar in every public school in America, Chef Ann Cooper's Food, Family, Farming Foundation (F3) and America's leading natural and organic foods supermarket, Whole Foods Market®, announced today that the Great American Salad Bar Project's grant application is now open for schools to apply for a free salad bar kit. The window to apply for the grant at...

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2010-08-25 10:30:00

Possible factors: Tight budgets, lack of compliance, a la carte items With children going back to school, parents are concerned that their youngsters are staying fit and eating right, especially those who dine in a school cafeteria. New research funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture finds that children who eat school lunches that are part of the federal government's National School Lunch Program are more likely to become overweight. The same research study found, however, that children...

2010-08-12 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, its shoppers and Chef Ann Cooper, the nation's "Renegade Lunch Lady," have joined forces for a second year to help bring fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and healthy proteins to school lunch programs and raise awareness around healthier school food through a project that will fund salad bars for public schools across the country. "With childhood obesity...

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2010-08-08 21:18:38

Popeye cartoons, tasting parties and junior cooking classes can help increase vegetable intake in kindergarten children, according to new research published in the journal Nutrition & Dietetics.Researchers at Mahidol University in Bangkok found the type and amount of vegetables children ate improved after they took part in a program using multimedia and role models to promote healthy food.Twenty six kindergarten children aged four to five participated in the eight week study. The...

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2010-07-08 14:20:41

A new study has found that children who regularly sit down to family meals and get plenty of vegetables in their diet tend to be thinner than their peers. Greek researchers interviewed 1,138 children between the ages 9 and 13 about their diets and physical activities.  The team used information to identify five general diet and lifestyle patterns across the group.  One pattern was labeled the "dinner, cooked meals and vegetables" pattern.  Children who followed this pattern...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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