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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...

2014-07-22 08:32:49

Parents prefer to serve natural and organic foods (1) BERKELEY, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the second Rock the Lunchbox Survey of more than 2,000 kids and parents, 72 percent of kids say it's "cool" to have healthy food in their lunchboxes(2). The survey also showed that snack swapping is common - 64 percent of kids say they regularly trade items from their lunch with friends. To help parents find "better for you" ideas that kids are excited to eat, five leading natural and...

2013-08-06 23:18:18

Brightandbold.com, an online eco boutique, now sells Lunchskins, an environmentally conscious alternative to plastic sandwich bags Sussex, WI (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Known for its wide selection of eco alternatives, brightandbold.com is encouraging its customers to ditch Ziploc and go with Lunchskins, a collection of reusable sandwich and lunch bags. Made from cotton coated with a nontoxic, water resistant lining, Lunchskins keep food fresh in a stylish, environmentally-savvy pouch. With...

2011-06-08 16:46:00

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In keeping with First Lady Michelle Obama's Lets Move Campaign, the USDA just released "MyPlate", a new icon developed to replace the food pyramid. Recognizing that people need simple visual cues for healthy eating, the plate encourages a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy while discouraging overeating. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110608/CG16797) Caroline and Robert Miros of 3rd Stone...

2010-01-26 11:38:00

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- February 1 marks the beginning of "Brown Bag It For Haiti" week, when teenagers nationwide pledge to pack a school lunch instead of buying one, and to donate their lunch money to feed hungry kids in Haiti or closer to home. The teen Web site Cooking Teens (www.CookingTeens.com) created the campaign as a way to unify teenagers who want to help Haiti in a big way, albeit a little at a time, following the earthquake that leveled parts of Haiti on...

Word of the Day
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.