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Half Measures

University study finds that many school wellness policies still have more bark than bite CHICAGO—Three years after a federal rule was enacted ordering school districts to develop wellness policie...

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School Breakfast Gets a Boost

ONALASKA, Wis.—When Kerry Johnson was the supervisor at Onalaska High School, breakfast participation was poor. In a school with approximately 900 students, only between seven and 12 students were eat...

With upscale fillings, artisanal breads and ethnic influences, delis are making grab-and-go more fun and healthful. In today’s time-pressured world, speed is of the essence. In noncommerci...

The ubiquitous onion is a star in recipes both savory and sweet. Once regarded as a vegetable for commoners, the onion has become ubiquitous as a recipe ingredient everywhere. Whether fried...

Aztec Lime Tuna Salad Chicken of the Sea International Yield: 8 servings 1 12-oz. can Genova Tonno Solid Yellowfin Tuna in olive oil2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped3 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lime juic...

The U.S. House Education and Labor Committee has introduced the Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act of 2010, a Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill that includes funds to make more healthfu...

In an effort to increase Summer Meals participation in New York City, the NYC Department of Education and Share Our Strength, a national anti-hunger organization, have teamed up to bring lunches to ch...

Whether it’s for better health or less waste, smaller portions are getting bigger play in non-commercial foodservice. Small plates are popping up on menus in a variety of foodservice settings a...

Whether boiled, baked, fried, steamed, roasted or mashed, potatoes are a useful vegetable. And although chefs are continually creating new recipes and ways to use this starchy tuber, foodservice o...

Eggs have many uses in the kitchen. They can thicken, bind, leaven, glaze or garnish. They can be center of the plate or they can blend into the background. They are versatile and quick cooking, but...

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