health and wellness

High school students encourage younger ones to eat vegetables as part of the new “got veggies?” campaign.
The lift is aimed to reduce waste, as students were rejecting plain milk and throwing away the containers.
woman surprise
After a year of chatting with FSDs, Managing Editor Dana Moral started to feel confident in her grasp of the industry. But a surprise was waiting for her.
nutrition facts label
A University of Illinois food economist shares a few guesses as to why consumers ignore nutrition information to guests via cards and labels on the food line.
recipe revamp chicken soup
Instead of cooking two versions of chicken noodle soup, The Garladnds of Barrington reworked a recipe into a flavorful lower-sodium version that appeals to all.
elderly old hands
A request for at-home meal support for a patient at Lee Memorial in Fort Myers, Fla., led System Director of Food & Nutrition Services Larry Altier to uncover a gap in care.
lucretia chancler
Lucretia Chancler’s roots lie in Louisiana’s St. Landry Parish. In October 2009, Chancler returned to Louisiana to become St. Landry’s supervisor of child nutrition.
For corporate cafeteria customers, rewards points promoted healthy choices more successfully than discounts.
Some have reported undercooked food and meat being served in vegetarian dishes.
The schools offering breakfast are seeing fewer tardies, absences, nurse visits and classroom interruptions.