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USDA Unveils New Effort To Cut Junk Food In Schools

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 04.04.2013 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Most candy, high-calorie drinks and greasy meals could soon be on a food blacklist in the nation's schools. For the first time, the gov...

A Wealthy Student Is a Healthy Student

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

Providing nutrition education and an understanding about proper nutrition is the only way to change what is becoming a self-inflicted and historic crisis for Americans.

Note to Parents: Get Pissed!

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Annie Spiegelman

At Marin Academy, a high school in San Rafael, California, the county's private school kids were eating what we all should be eating: organic, locally grown, whole foods with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in their school lunches.

7 Reasons Why Congress Should Pass Child Nutrition Now

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael F. Jacobson

Child nutrition may not have the political cachet of some of the big ticket items on Congress' plate, but here are seven reasons why this bill should be a top priority for congressional action.