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Tips for Eating Healthy When Out

Tips for Eating Healthy When Out

original source: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/eating-foods-away-home As a beverage choice, ask for water or order fat-free or low-fat milk, unsweetened tea, or other drinks without added sugars. Ask for whole-wheat bread for sandwiches. In a restaurant, start your meal with a salad packed with veggies, to help control hunger and feel satisfied sooner. Ask for salad dressing to be […]

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Study links school breakfast program to better academic achievement

original source: http://psychcentral.com/news/2015/03/18/good-breakfast-may-hike-low-income-kids-grades/82469.html From an energy and dietary perspective breakfast has often been touted as the most important meal of the day. New research suggests the benefits of a good breakfast extend to the cognitive arena as investigators find a strong connection between good nutrition and good grades. In the study, University of Iowa investigators discovered […]

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Parents Support Healthier School Food Policies by 3-to-1 Margin

Original Source: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2014/09/parents-support-healthier-school-food-policies.html Washington D.C.—The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). The findings come as school districts […]

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