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August 30, 2013

Changing The Rules 

Children serving themselves local food for school lunch

Revised Regs Help School Lunches Get Farm Fresh

Revisions to federal school lunch guidelines are helping schools bring more local food into their cafeterias.

February 6, 2013

No Whey! 

Chobani Greek Yogurt Cups

U.S. Schools May Add Greek Yogurt To Lunches

As early as April, Greek yogurt could be offered in your child's cafeteria.

August 15, 2012

 

solitary coke can under fairly dramatic lighting

Strict School Snack Laws Linked to Healthier Weight in Kids

A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.

December 19, 2011

Not Buying It 

fried lunch

L.A. Students Snub Healthy School Lunches

You can lead the students to healthy food, but you can't make them eat.

December 14, 2011

Revenue Loss 

granola bar

Junk Food Ban Gone Too Far? Seattle Schools Think So

Students are buying Seattle school's healthy vending options, leading to a significant loss in funds that support school activities like clubs and sports.

August 24, 2011

Cold Beverages 

Watermelon Chunks In A Blender

Watermelon Lemonade, An After-School Treat

I will welcome my kids home from school with a frosty glass of watermelon lemonade, a sweet and refreshing drink I can feel good about serving.

August 19, 2011

Kids In The Kitchen 

precut veggies

After-School Snacking: Be Safe, Be Healthy

School is out for the day and the kids are hungry! Keep them reaching for healthy options while keeping them safe.

August 18, 2011

Back To School 

Father & Daughter giggling together

Healthy Meals For Your Family During The School Year

It is that time of the year again – back to school! As parents, we know what this means for our schedules.

June 9, 2011

Hot Potato 

box of white potatoes

New Guidelines Might Cut Spuds From School Lunches

In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.

February 16, 2011

School Lunch 

school-lunch

Childhood Obesity Linked To School Lunches

A new study conducted in Michigan schools has found that school lunches are a risk factor for childhood obesity.

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