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Lunch Brought From Home is Unhealthier Than Cafeteria Food

Most lunches brought from home don’t meet the nutritional guidelines set by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), finds a new study.

Over the last few years, school lunches have undergone a makeover in hopes of curbing adolescent obesity and helping kids get healthier. 370 more words

The Good Food Force 2014

Last week I attended a PTA meeting at my daughters charter school. On the agenda was FOOD. The principal was concerned because the students were wasting more food than eating and it was costing them too much money to continue to pay for the current outside caterer.We came up with many options that included… 519 more words

What's for Lunch?

What’s on your child’s lunch tray? It depends on whether your child packs lunch or buys the full meal deal available under the National School Lunch Program. 442 more words


Breadsticks, Pizza, Fries, Oh My: Should Public Schools Serve Junk Food?

It’s no secret: Many people like junk food.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity in the United States has doubled in children aged 6 to 11 and almost quadrupled in adolescents aged 12 to 19 in the past 30 years. 643 more words


Texas Parents slam paltry ‘rabbit food’ school lunches promoted by Michelle Obama

More parents are sounding the alarm over the paltry school lunches their children are receiving.

Take a good hard look at this photo. If I had a kid, and THIS is what he/she was fed at school, I’d pull that kid out of that program immediately. 104 more words