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Cornell’s Chocolate Milk Fills Refueling Gap

Cornell’s Chocolate Milk Fills Refueling Gap | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
At Cornell, the benefits of having an on-campus dairy extend beyond a diverse dining hall menu to helping change workout recovery habits.
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Michelle Obama launches interactive 'Let's Move' map

Michelle Obama launches interactive 'Let's Move' map | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans who want to eat right and stay fit like Michelle Obama can now find how and where to get 'moving' in their own neighborhoods. The first lady has launched an interactive online map to encourage…
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A School Lunch Tray Redesign That Makes Healthy Eating a No-Brainer

A School Lunch Tray Redesign That Makes Healthy Eating a No-Brainer | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Brian Wansink is a nutritionist, behavioral economist, professor at Cornell University, and the Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab. He is the lead author of over 200 academic articles and books on eating behavior, including the best-selling Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think (2006). In...
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5 Ways You Can Help An Overweight Child

5 Ways You Can Help An Overweight Child | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
While scrolling through my timeline on Facebook last week, I came across a post about a child who had been put on a "cleanse" to lose weight. I cannot tell you how that made my blood boil!!...
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The Importance of Low-Fat and Fat-Free Dairy - eXtension

The Importance of Low-Fat and Fat-Free Dairy - eXtension | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Dairy products are an essential part of our daily diet, especially for kids who are currently at, or reaching the peak of bone formation....
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Top Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market | Let's Move!

Top Reasons to Shop at a Farmers Market | Let's Move! | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
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Study: Home-Packed Lunches Are Nutritionally Subpar - The Lunch Tray

Study: Home-Packed Lunches Are Nutritionally Subpar - The Lunch Tray | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
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 of 626 third and fourth graders from 12 public elementary schools in Eastern Massachusetts, and found that only 34% …
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King County's Wellness Plan Beats the Odds

King County's Wellness Plan Beats the Odds | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Most employee wellness plans have few participants and little effect on health care costs. A program in King County, Washington, is an exception.
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Want Your Children to Eat their Vegetables? Don't Reveal the Health Benefits

Want Your Children to Eat their Vegetables? Don't Reveal the Health Benefits | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found that children might be more likely to eat their fruits and vegetables if they didn't know about the added health benefits.
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Introduce produce at early age, make it part of routine

Introduce produce at early age, make it part of routine | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Healthy choices can be fun, family-friendly
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Carrots and Sticks: Compliance Provisions in State Competitive Food Laws

Carrots and Sticks: Compliance Provisions in State Competitive Food Laws | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
This article examines different approaches U.S. states are taking to improve compliance at the district and school levels with competitive food laws. A total of 18 states have laws addressing compliance.
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Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity — Rudd Radar

Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity — Rudd Radar | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world’s diet, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma.
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Things to Know: More Schools Offer Breakfast in Classroom

When the school bell rings, children file into classrooms and open their textbooks. Increasingly, they're also eating a bowl of cereal. In an effort to increase the number of children eating breakfast, more schools are serving it in the classroom. In a national survey by the Food...
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Physical activity scientist suggests strategies to keep children on the move

Physical activity scientist suggests strategies to keep children on the move | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Send the children outdoors to play.
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Product placement paramount at city school cafeterias - Tulare Voice

Product placement paramount at city school cafeterias - Tulare Voice | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
By Donna-Marie Sonnichsen Tulare Voice Tulare City School District is using the psychology of food color and presentation to help keep students engaged in the classroom. The district kicked off the 2014-15 school year by launching their pilot Smarter Lunchrooms program at Kohn Elementary School and plans to eventually spread the program to all 15 district schools, TCSD Nutrition Services [...]
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Kids’ food cravings are stronger than adults, but easier to control

Kids’ food cravings are stronger than adults, but easier to control | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Children have stronger baseline food cravings than adolescents and adults, but are also able to better manage these cravings, according to new research.
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What School Lunches Look Like Around the World

What School Lunches Look Like Around the World | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
From pickled kimchi in Korea to lentils in Kenya, this is what a school lunch may look like in 18 countries around the world
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How to Gain Unwanted Weight - US News

How to Gain Unwanted Weight - US News | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Let's say you want to get fat. Here's how it will happen.
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Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say
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Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias

Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
This year, another Colorado school district will join the growing national movement to bring fresh vegetables from school gardens into the school cafeter
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A Dietitian Who Won't Oversell Nutrition to Her Kids

A Dietitian Who Won't Oversell Nutrition to Her Kids | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
I learned long ago that nutrition information alone doesn’t motivate people to eat healthy, and I know telling my children that “broccoli will make them big and strong” could backfire.
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Parents of Children with Weight-Issues See Them as 'Perfectly Healthy'

Parents of Children with Weight-Issues See Them as 'Perfectly Healthy' | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Parents are more likely to see their child/children through rose-colored glasses. However, for those with children who are obese or overweight, this can pose a serious risk to their future health.
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5 ways to build healthy eating habits

5 ways to build healthy eating habits | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Take a family approach to fighting obesity
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Adventurous Eating: A New Approach to Weight Loss? - eXtension

Adventurous Eating: A New Approach to Weight Loss? - eXtension | Nutrition News | Scoop.it
Given the current state of obesity rates in the U.S., researchers and practitioners are still searching for viable solutions to help...
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