Topic: School Nutrition Association
School lunch: Complaints from kids about portion size and taste of federally approved lunch offerings are causing some schools to abandoned the federal healthy lunch program.
With one-fifth of Americans between the ages of 6 and 19 overweight, schools are central in the campaign to fight obesity. Educators, nutritionists hope healthier school lunches, daily recess, and PE requirements can help reverse the trend.
Michelle Obama started Let's Move to tackle childhood obesity two years ago. Now, she's finishing up a four-state tour to promote the effort – all with a dash of fun thrown in.
School nutrition has advanced for the 2010-11 school year as parents, children, and government programs push healthy menu options.
08/18/2010 03:07 pm
Slashed funding and rising costs are forcing school districts to cut back, even close down.
06/25/2008 01:00 am