health and wellness

Memphis, Tenn., was the site of the 13th annual MenuDirections conference. As you might expect, pork and barbecue played an important role in the event.
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Lauren Koff has made a difference at Houston County Schools by implementing USDA's new meal patterns, organizing a Smart Snacks Food Show and securing a grant.
Here’s an education guide to teach students, at all grade levels, how not to waste the food they take during school lunch.
The numbers of students benefitting from school breakfast is rising, and could continue to do so under the USDA's new community eligibility program...
Some hospitals even offer a “McDelivery” program, allowing patients to order McDonald’s to their room, despite a physicians group's objection to unhealthful foods in hospitals...
Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found two critical points in children’s lives when exposure to junk food is most harmful. The discovery could help prevent people’s dependence on...
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University of Connecticut’s chefs have begun whipping up gluten-free desserts in house to better meet student demand.
Healthy but unpopular lunches are costing cafeterias nationwide. One foodservice director has even vowed to write to Michelle Obama to voice her concerns.
An Alaskan school district is considering implementing a stricter nutritional policy, one that would include making healthy foods cheaper than junk foods.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.

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