As parents, we know that good nutrition will help our children grow-up healthy, but what foods comprise a healthy meal? Here are some "good nutrition" guidelines for you to follow when your kids BYOL.
Though I am a chef, I humbly had to learn that my daughter was throwing away her sandwiches at lunchtime when she was in kindergarten -- and as a busy mom, I had to come up with easy, healthy, delicious solutions.
What can you do to help your child and what can we do as a nation to raise a smarter, fitter, happier generation of children? It is a two-part solution.
Our children's health and our nation's school food did not change for the worse overnight, but we can't put the brakes on the damage it is doing fast enough. Read on for my Recipe for Success for school lunches.
As summer comes to an end, school is just around the corner for children across the United States. For children enrolled in state schools, this typically means the return of unhealthy lunches.
by guest blogger Anne Cooper Not a day goes by without the media addressing America's growing obesity crisis, and lately the discussion has settled o...
Most congressional Republicans consider the new school lunch standards a symptom of a spendthrift "Nanny State." They've got it wrong. The standards are indicative of a cost-effective humanitarian state.
Bad food is making us and our kids sick. Our food supplies are privately owned by giant corporations, with the profits taking precedence over the very health of our children. It's time to take control.
One out of every six children in the U.S. is at risk of hunger -- that's 12.4 million children. BlessingsinaBackpack.org is trying to change these numbers.
Students are overwhelmed with the complexities of global warming, environmental degradation, and social injustices. Through their food choices students felt that they could make a difference.
Kellogg and other industry giants should do something about the hunger problem, but they shouldn't be filling already undernourished children with food that is nutritionally void at best.
The food mega-giant Chartwells Thompson just won a ginormous contract from the federal government contract to provide a free breakfast to every single Chicago Public School student.
Food and agriculture policy always comes down to money: how federal dollars will be prioritized and spent. If anyone needed reminders of this dynamic, the last year provided at least two.
Boulder's social engineers apparently never heard the old adage about leading horses to water.
When it comes to health and wellness initiatives, Nettelhorst, my neighborhood's public elementary school, has moved mountains.
Making school meals universally available and free for every child would not only offer a great moral good but would also offer a very smart, economical and efficient investment.