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Updates to School Nutrition Standards will raise costs, Congressional Research Service report shows

The report says that the changes will cost school nutrition programs an estimated additional 3 cents per meal on average.

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A look at which states have the healthiest school lunches

School-based therapy company, ProCare Therapy, ranked which states have the healthiest school meals based on five different factors, including NSLP participation and participation in farm-to-school.

A study looked at the dietary intake of 13,041 students before and after the implementation of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kid’s Act.

A study measured changes in childhood obesity prevalence from 2013 to 2019 at low-income schools in California who were eligible to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision.

A new USDA report analyzed food insecurity among nine different racial and ethnic groups from 2016 to 2021.

A new report by the Food Research and Action Center shows a decrease in school meal participation when comparing the 2022-23 school year to the 2021-22 school year.

A new study reveals that California school nutrition programs are experiencing vacancy rates that are three times higher than that of U.S. public school teachers.

Size matters when it comes to listing calorie counts, as customers may be more likely to choose a menu item when nutrition info is printed in a larger typeface.

The research projects will allow the grocery delivery company to further analyze the impact food as medicine programs have on various population groups.

A study by researchers at George Washington University found that students who participated in a food education program had a greater interest in trying new foods and were more confident in their ability to make informed food choices compared to their peers.

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