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2014-01-09 12:25:16

Designed for Food Service Directors, Let's Cook Healthy School Meals is a Free, Downloadable Cookbook Containing 100+ School Meal Options That Meet Latest USDA Standards BOSTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent report on household food security by the United States Department of Agriculture found 20% of American children to be food insecure. For more than 30 million children across the country, this means relying on school meals for the nutrition they need to become...

Pay Kids To Eat Fruits And Veggies With School Lunch
2013-12-18 07:42:59

Small rewards bring less waste, better results than new school lunch rule The good news: Research suggests that a new federal rule has prompted the nation’s schools to serve an extra $5.4 million worth of fruits and vegetables each day. The bad news: The nation’s children throw about $3.8 million of that in the garbage each day. Researchers from Brigham Young University and Cornell observed three schools adjust to new school lunch standards that require a serving of fruits or...

Student Diets Improve With Better School Nutrition Policies: Study
2013-11-14 06:09:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Michigan State University researchers are claiming, in a study published in the current issue of Childhood Obesity, that schools that adopt more healthy nutrition policies for their students will see an improvement in the diets of those students. “When healthful food options are offered, students will select them, eat them and improve their diet,” Katherine Alaimo, MSU associate professor of food, science and human nutrition...

2013-10-09 23:32:51

A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 A new report and video from Health News Wires titled McDonald’s To Shut Down Promotion of Soda with Happy Meals describes how the fast-food will stop promoting soda as an option with Happy Meals. According to an article published in the September 27, 2013...

2013-10-08 23:30:02

Recognizing that it can be tough for moms to come up with fresh new ideas for their child’s school lunches, Coupons.com is proud to announce the release of a new infographic entitled, ‘One Month of School Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love’ – a free resource including shopping lists and printable menus to help moms (and their kids) pack tasty lunches each day. Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Recognizing that it can be tough for moms to come up with fresh new ideas for...


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