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Students feed school with greenhouse-grown produce, herbs

Students feed school with greenhouse-grown produce, herbs

original source:http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/story/28997278/students-feed-school-with-greenhouse-grown-produce-herbs by: Amanda Roberts and Austin Vance MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY -Schools face a common battle: making sure they offer kids healthy meals they will actually eat. And the guidelines they follow are strict, from food preparation to balancing fruits and vegetables to monitoring salt levels, but one local school found an innovative way to […]

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Food companies marketing to kids in most schools

Original Source: http://www.preventobesity.net/inside-track-jan-16-a There’s challenging news on the school food front. While the nutritional quality of the food served in schools is improving, food and beverage companies are still able to market unhealthy items such as fast food, soft drinks and candy in most schools, according to new research released Monday. In fact, food and beverage […]

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Pre-ordering school lunches steer kids to healthier meal choices

May 6, 2013, TIME By Alexandra Sifferlin Along the lines of advice to avoid grocery shopping when you’re hungry, new research concludes that children who electronically pre-order their lunch are more likely to make healthier meal choices than students who pick and choose as they make their way through the cafeteria line. The four-week study […]

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Longer Gym Class Periods Reduce Childhood Obesity

Article from Medical Daily Requiring more time in physical education in schools is a good way to fight the childhood obesity epidemic, says a new study. More time in gym class actually does reduce the likelihood that young children will become obese, according to a new study published in the Journal of Health Economics. The […]

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