Health Dec 15

The many mixed messages schools send students on healthy eating

In schools, where companies enjoy a captive audience, food marketing is widespread -- on pizza packaging, football game scoreboards and vending machines, for example. But the messages on healthy eating in the classroom often conflict with both that marketing and…

Dec 10

Congress eases whole grain standards for school lunches

WASHINGTON — Congress is taking some whole grains off the school lunch line. A massive year-end spending bill released Tuesday doesn't allow schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards championed by first lady Michelle Obama, as House Republicans…

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