Snack foods are often categorized as junk food. However they don’t have to be. To keep a snack healthy, be sure to review its nutrition facts. If those are woeful, there is always a healthful alternative that can easily be substituted. The key is to replicate shapes and textures, […]
First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack laid out new restrictions on Tuesday, limiting junk food and sugary drink marketing in schools.
The new rules prohibit advertisements for unhealthy foods on school campuses. Also included are bans on sugary drinks ads, the bulk of what is marketed to […]
Most students attend schools where they are exposed to fast food and beverages through meals, advertising and promotions, according to a study released Monday.
Ten percent of elementary school and 30 percent of high school cafeterias serve branded fast food weekly, while 19 percent of high schools served these foods […]
Schools across the country are taking several steps to fight obesity by providing healthier foods, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The CDC’s 2012 School Health Policies and Practices Study surveyed more than 800 school districts in all 50 states and the District […]