health and wellness

Third graders attending Kelsey Pharr Elementary have turned a grass field into several thousand square feet of all kinds of fruit and vegetables.
The Backpack Program gives 500-children that are chronically hungry a backpack full of food for a weekend.
Gail Simmons is raising awareness about child nutrition issues in New York City, as Congress prepares to reauthorize the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
One Massachusetts principal ladled out servings of her mother’s homemade Portuguese Kale Soup in an effort to teach students to expand their palate and about using healthy, fresh ingredients as part...
The new practices will extend to operations and growers outside of the United States.
Some former top-ranked military officials say prioritizing healthy school meals and fitness is a matter of national security, citing 69% of young adults in Minnesota cannot serve due to poor health.
A chef at a South Dakota-area hospital is growing his own herbs and flowers to spice up the cafeteria.
One parent received a note with healthy lunch regulations after a teacher prevented her 5-year-old daughter from eating the Oreos in her packed lunch.
Students at one New York elementary school have taken sustainability to heart, enjoying healthful, local food and only taking as much as they’ll eat.
Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln set a goal five years ago to reduce childhood obesity rates in Lincoln Public Schools by 10 percent by 2020—LPS has reached that goal six years ahead of schedule...

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