Tag Archives: school lunch

Back-to-school lunches

August 10, 2015

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Back-to-school lunches by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  It is time for school to start, and healthy lunches are a top priority for children and adults, alike. Always pack lunches in a cooler or insulated container and include freezer packs, a sealed bag of ice or a frozen beverage to keep the food cold. If possible, […]

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National campaign aims to change school foods

August 7, 2015

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National campaign aims to change school foods by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Parents across the country are becoming more aware and alarmed by the quality of food being served to their children at school. Until recently, many felt like they had little say or power to make a change in the system. A new national […]

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Keeping kids fit and healthy

February 17, 2014

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Keeping kids fit and healthy by Dr. Linda Khoshaba — Preventative health in children is an important topic to focus on, as this can set the foundation for optimal lifelong health. Teaching kids to eat right and stay active can implement lasting values and help prevent disease. Here are some simple tips to help keep […]

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Factors contributing to the teen weight epidemic

September 16, 2012

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Factors contributing to the teen weight epidemic  by Dr. James McClernan —  On a daily basis, the media remind us of the continual increase in the number of adults and children who are overweight and obese. In the United States, 65 percent of adults are overweight and 30 percent are obese, while 30 percent of […]

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Peanut butter and jelly and … E. coli?

February 25, 2012

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Peanut butter and jelly and … E. coli? by Bill Marler —  With school already in swing, how can parents be assured that they are sending their kids back to the classroom with lunches that consistently earn the grade A+? Parents can take steps on a daily basis to keep school lunches safe and bacteria-free […]

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