health and wellness

Seventy-seven of Kansas’s hospitals have pledged to review their food and beverage policies as part of the Healthy Kansas Initiative, which aims to serve better, healthier foods to patients, staff...
Americans care less about waste and costs to operators than they do about the feel-good nature of what the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act promises.
The measure aims to improve access to the National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs, starting Jan. 1.
Although a change in the status quo hadn’t been expected in recent weeks, school foodservice managers had reasons to hope for a surprise. Here are three major ones.
The Smart Choices program at Texas Tech includes flagging grab-and-go foods with under 400 calories, and a website with fitness planners and guides for students with food allergies or special diets.
The restaurant chain is trying to silence calls for rescinding its contracts, a criticism fueled by a union with interest in organizing the stores.
Aida Samaniego, executive chef for Sodexo at New Mexico State University, offers sugar-free gelatin desserts and fresh fruits as a part of her efforts to provide healthy meals and hinder quick weight...
A long list of menu additions for Gilroy Unified School District was developed in response to changing palates and student requests for more vegetarian and ethnic cuisines.
UVM Medical Center’s Atrium Garden will also serve as a patient and family waiting space and a lending library for cookbooks and gardening guides.
Sugarland Elementary School Principal Gail Brady says breakfast in the classroom has fostered a sense of community and has virtually eliminated “tardies.”

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