Latest School meal Stories

2014-01-30 12:28:04

Michigan schools encouraged to apply for comprehensive program that emphasizes physical activity, healthy eating and healthy breakfast for children DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary, middle and high schools throughout Michigan are encouraged to apply for Building Healthy Communities, a comprehensive, healthy eating and physical activity program that provides school-wide support to improve children's health, increase academic success and help stem the growing economic and...

2014-01-29 23:22:10

More Than $6 Million Invested in Transformational Solutions Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Hunger-Free Minnesota (http://www.hungerfreemn.org) announced that with partner organizations its data-driven initiatives have contributed 49 million meals to those who are hungry in Minnesota since it funded its first initiative/grant in January 2012. The coalition has invested more than $6 million in 80 innovative hunger relief projects across the state. Programs receiving support...

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...

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