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Are school wellness policies stuck in the Ice Age?

The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act, 2004, requires that all school districts have a Wellness Policy if they participate in federal school meal programs. As part of the Wellness Policy, schools are mandated to ...

dateJun 18, 2010 in Health
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Online games new marketing tool for unhealthy foods

UC Davis public health researchers have found that children, who are already saturated with television messages about unhealthy food choices, are the targets of a new medium used to sell high-fat, high-sugar foods: advergames.

dateJun 03, 2010 in Health
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NHLBI publishes new heart healthy cookbook

The health of your heart has a lot to do with the foods you eat. To help busy people and families shop for, prepare, and serve healthy meals, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes ...

dateNov 10, 2009 in Health
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Study: Long hours affect what family eats at home

( -- Irregular work schedules, long hours, job dissatisfaction and other such working conditions of parents in low-income families significantly impact family food choices, according to a new Cornell study.

dateSep 14, 2009 in Health
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Work conditions impact parents' food choices

Since most parents in the US are employed, there are competing demands on their time that can compromise food choices for themselves and their children. How parents cope with these demands and how work conditions are related ...

dateSep 09, 2009 in Health
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