Posts Tagged: nutrition

3 Months of “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles

3 Months of “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles

Posted July 6, 2015 by Casey Hinds

It’s now been more than three months since the “Kids Eat Right” Kraft Singles hit the grocery shelves.  In March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) angered both parents and health professionals when they announced the cheese product would
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School Nutrition Assn Defies Common Sense

School Nutrition Assn Defies Common Sense

Posted February 17, 2015 by

The School Nutrition Association says their mission is “advancing the quality of school meal programs through education and advocacy”, but some of their recent advocacy efforts defy common sense. How can an organization dedicated to advancing the quality of school
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Are Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious?

Are Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious?

Posted July 30, 2014 by Bettina Elias Siegel

A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (subscription only) finds that home-packed lunches are nutritionally lacking, as compared to school food. As summarized by Reuters, the study’s researchers peered into the lunch boxes
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