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Feb 27, 2013

Healthy snacks for kids in school - facts and USDA guidelines

We all need to let our voices be heard about changing the snacks offered to children in school from low nutrition to nutritious snack foods. Even Rachael Ray has joined in to support us. If you have not contacted the USDA, you hav...
Feb 25, 2013

Fresh Fruit Tops The List For Healthy Snacks

Great News! As we head into National Nutrition Month, which begins this Friday, a new report shows that Americans are choosing healthier snacks! According to a report from NPD Group, fresh fruit is now the most popular snack. Chocolate and ...
Feb 04, 2013

New Snack Standards Proposed For Schools by the USDA

National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program: Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School as Required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
Jan 28, 2013

FDA proposed new rules to prevent food contaminated illness

Earlier this month, the FDA proposed new rules regarding food safety. These rules are key to the preventive food safety approach established by the 2011 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. It has been almost 2 years since our President Obama ha...
Jan 09, 2013

School lunches from around the world

Wondering what kids eat for lunch around the world. Find out what our neighbors in Russia, Japan and other countries are serving their children for school lunch.
Nov 07, 2012

Looking forward to four more years with Michelle Obama

I just wanted to extend my congratulations to our re-elected President Obama. I also wanted to say how excited I am to have our First Lady, Michelle Obama for another four years. She has been so instrumental in bringing much needed attention to...
Oct 15, 2012

Presidential Proclamation--National School Lunch Week

NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH WEEK, 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Children are America's greatest treasure, and ensuring their health is one of our most important duties as parents, families, and commu...
Oct 12, 2012

National Food Day - healthy affordable and sustainable

You might find this very surprising. With holidays upon us, how much advertising is headed your child's way. Just how much money will be spent to get you to buy more treats for your children starting this Halloween. Below this infographics, fi...
Oct 10, 2012

Jolly Green Giants makes fruits and vegetables fun for kids!

I love this video and thought I would share it with you. What I love about is are the key message: Make vegetables and fruits fun! That is what we need to do. We need to join together in a FUN FIGHT against the fast food and high fat/high ...
Sep 28, 2012

New study shows fast food is embedded your child's brain

New study shows fast food is in kids' brains!
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