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Mouth Hunger

There is more than one type of hunger. One type is physical hunger, where your stomach is actually growling and you feel a slight pain in your stomach. 344 more words


Child Nutrition Act

Congress will be revising the Child Nutrition Act in September. This act makes sure that children are given fruits and vegetables, real whole grains, reduced sodium, and the right amount of calories for each meal. 485 more words

Childhood Obesity

Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Still Want Bake Sales

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – As Marie Antoinette could tell you, it is dangerous to withhold the cake. And like her, the federal government is beginning to get pushback from the masses as well. 172 more words

Heard On

School Nutrition Association Proposal is Anything But Common Sense

The venerable phrase, “common sense,” has taken a beating, thanks to the School Nutrition Association (SNA), which is descending on Capitol Hill this week to convince Congress to roll back school nutrition standards. 952 more words


The Food Fight Ahead

Every five years, farmers and politicians get together for two knock-down, drag-out rumbles: the Farm Bill and Child Nutrition Reauthorization.

The former is thankfully in our rear-view mirrors. 743 more words

Farm To School

Healthier School Lunches?

So, you walk into your school’s cafeteria one day.  People are eating junk food, but instead of serving french fries, your cafeteria is serving sweet potato fries.   377 more words


First Lady Takes a Shot at Special Interests Opposing Healthier Food for Kids

Michelle Obama had some harsh words for “special interests” focused on rolling back food policy reforms, like school food standards, while speaking at a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) event in New York City on February 5. 749 more words

School Nutrition Association