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School Lunch Nutrition

Are Kids Going to Eat Less Junk at School?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The days of snacking on candy, soda and chips in schools may soon be over. Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new proposed standards for snacks sold at schools.

Healthier School Meals Despite Agribiz Lobbying

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Back to school can be a time of adjustment. Just as students might need time to adjust to new teachers and subjects, the school lunch program might need time before it is fully accepted by students or financially successful.

QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About School Lunch Regulations?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

School lunches have been a hotly contested subject for a long time. With more and more attention on childhood obesity, all eyes are on the nutritional...

Jamie Oliver Has 'Lost Faith' In UK Government

Posted 06.21.2012 | Food

British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has "lost faith" in the UK government when it comes to improving nutrition in schools. The revelation comes ami...

Targeting Junk-Food-Filled Vending Machines In Schools

Oz Garcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Oz Garcia

Children will adapt to what they are given. Put a junk food-filled vending machine in front of a child and more than likely he will dial for Doritos.

CPS To Ditch Nachos, Doughnuts, Pop-Tarts In Major Nutritional Overhaul

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago public schools plan to ditch their daily nacho service in high school and get rid of doughnuts and Pop-Tarts for breakfast as part of a major ...