health and wellness

The government report found that one in five foodservice and hotel employees had used illicit substances in the prior month.
Although free lunches are available to all students in Wilkes County, more students are not taking advantage due to their dissatisfaction with food served under the new federal nutrition guidelines—...
A school in Pennsylvania will serve as a Smarter Lunchrooms pilot site—a low-cost research-based initiative from Cornell University encouraging students to eat healthier at school.
Tennessee has passed a bill opponents are calling ‘starve the children’, which allows school boards to opt out of the National Food Lunch Program without penalty from the state.
nurse hospital food
Nurses are using the term “snack-u-check” to remind them to take a snack to patients when they do their blood sugar checks. ...
Patients at a new Georgia medical center campus are able to get fresh, cooked-to-order food with the tap of a finger on an iPad.
The pro-vegan Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is asking the public to pressure a pediatrics facility into dropping McDonald’s.
The schoolhouse is becoming the new cookhouse. In the U.S., 1 in 5 households with children are considered food insecure.
More than 1,000 applications were received for the USDA’s Farm to School Grant Program, which would have totaled more than $78M in grant funding. The problem was, the USDA only had $5M to give.
Is saturated fat as bad as we thought? Will nutrition benchmarks change? Does the quality or quantity of protein we eat matter? These answers and more.

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