News tagged with school food

Obama: Nutrition bill vital to children's future

(AP) -- Thousands more children would get into school-based meal programs and those lunches and dinners would become more nutritious under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Monday, part of an administration-wide ...

Dec 13, 2010
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Schools that ban junk food are 18% lighter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Here's some simple math for school officials and parents in the fight against childhood obesity: School lunchtimes minus snack food equals a much lighter student body. Literally.

Oct 28, 2010
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Study shows parents back junk-food ban in schools

(PhysOrg.com) -- The issues surrounding children being overweight or obese plague society. In fact, the prevalence of these rates has tripled in the past three decades. But the University of Alberta's Paul ...

Sep 28, 2009
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