School Food Program Successes
108 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Obesity down in Chula Vista schools

Obesity down in Chula Vista schools | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
The number of overweight students has decreased 5 percent overall since 2010.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Meet Bobby: Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador and NFL Play 60 Super Kid! | Fuel Up To Play

Meet Bobby: Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador and NFL Play 60 Super Kid! | Fuel Up To Play | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

New Report Debunks Notion That Kids Are Running From Healthy School Food - The Lunch Tray

New Report Debunks Notion That Kids Are Running From Healthy School Food - The Lunch Tray | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
For the last year or so, the School Nutrition Association has been intent on creating the impression that school children are running away in droves from the new, healthier school food mandated by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.  This characterization, if true, would provide the food-industry-backed SNA with a strong justification for rolling back several key nutritional standards in Congress …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Chefs Move to Schools! Can it Really Change What Students Consume? - eXtension

Chefs Move to Schools! Can it Really Change What Students Consume?  - eXtension | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Chefs Move to Schools (CMTS), an initiative that is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign, is designed to increase...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

GROWING THEIR OWN FOOD

GROWING THEIR OWN FOOD | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Students at Sierra High School’s five feeder schools enjoyed fresh home-grown vegetables for lunch on Thursday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Smart Snacks Resources to Help Schools with Implementation and Environmental Change - eXtension

Smart Snacks Resources to Help Schools with Implementation and Environmental Change - eXtension | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
The Smart Snacks in School standards went into effect on July 1, 2014 in an effort to improve the nutritional quality of snack foods and...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Schools Use Creative Approaches to Serve Local Foods (And to Get Kids to Eat Them)

Schools Use Creative Approaches to Serve Local Foods (And to Get Kids to Eat Them) | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Here's a peek at some strategies schools are using to buy, prepare, and serve locally grown foods through farm-to-school programs.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Peter Rabbit Encourages Kids to Eat Healthy and Be Active through New Special Edition Book and Education Campaign

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study

School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Working with Schools to Address Special Dietary Needs - eXtension

Working with Schools to Address Special Dietary Needs - eXtension | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
It can be difficult to control what foods your children have access to at school, but proactive measures can be taken to ensure your...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

A New Schoolyard Means Big Transformation for Local Community

A New Schoolyard Means Big Transformation for Local Community | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Space to Grow is an innovative partnership led by Healthy Schools Campaign and Openlands to
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Back-to-school: School lunches are packing a healthier punch

It’s a tired old cliche: From lunch ladies with blue tresses and hairnets to references to “mystery meat” or a squirt of ketchup counting as a vegetable serving, we’ve all heard the jokes a thousand t...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

How to make students eat salad

How to make students eat salad | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Change up the way school lunchrooms are designed, and students will surprise you with their healthful food choices, writes columnist Thanh Tan.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Smoothies lure students to eat breakfast

Smoothies lure students to eat breakfast | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
It is a never-ending quest. Now, officials at Rochester Public School's Alternative Learning Center have hit on a can't-miss solution to an age-old riddle: How to get students to eat breakfast.
Healthy Food Choices in Schools's insight:

What a great idea! #SmoothieStation 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning.

Letting kids move in class isn’t a break from learning. It IS learning. | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
How to authentically incorporate movement into lessons.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

A Delectable and Academically Integrated School Lunch?

A Delectable and Academically Integrated School Lunch? | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
NYC's Calhoun School serves healthy lunches that are educational, affordable, and eagerly anticipated by students. Their lead chef also describes how the program is scalable.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Obese Preschoolers May Slim Down With Head Start, Study Says

Obese Preschoolers May Slim Down With Head Start, Study Says | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests. During a year of Head Start preschool, obese and overweight children were much more likely to slim down than comparison groups of kids. The study...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Empowerment Yields Happy Workers and Healthy Kids - eXtension

Empowerment Yields Happy Workers and Healthy Kids - eXtension | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Allison Johnson, MS, SNS, Food Service Director, Foxborough, MA Allison Johnson has been the food service director at Foxborough...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

No debate: Area schools’ cafeterias offering nutritional lunches - The Spokesman-Review

No debate: Area schools’ cafeterias offering nutritional lunches - The Spokesman-Review | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
While Spokane students are piling roasted chicken and homemade red potato fries onto their plates, other students around the country will still be eating canned vegetables packed with sodium and previously frozen meat. Congress on Thursday approved a spending plan that allows schools more time to comply with new federal standards requiring that they cut down on sodium and boost the amount of whole grains in school lunches. Nutrition directors nationally have complained that they’re losing mone
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Schools work to get students to eat healthier items

Schools work to get students to eat healthier items | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
School district officials at Creekview Intermediate Middle School in Marysville have engaged a new strategy in the age old battle of getting kids to eat all their vegetables.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Kids Not Eating Vegetables? Is It the Texture? - Stone Soup - November 2014

Kids Not Eating Vegetables? Is It the Texture? - Stone Soup - November 2014 | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
I’ve heard complaints from kids that their foods are too cold, creamy, soggy, crunchy, mushy or gritty.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Pa. ag secretary touts locally grown food for schools

Pa. ag secretary touts locally grown food for schools | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary George Greig gave Elco Middle School eighth graders a homework assignment when he visited them at lunch Thursday.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Under Cover: The Thinking Behind Our Food and Kids Issue

Under Cover: The Thinking Behind Our Food and Kids Issue | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Children are seen by all the world’s cultures as a blessing; food is universally recognized as the staff of life. Put them together, however, and you have the stuff of deepest conflict.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

President Bill Clinton and Alliance for a Healthier Generation Honor 250 Schools for Exceeding Federal Nutrition Standards

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Healthy Food Choices in Schools
Scoop.it!

Can Concession Stands Profit from a Healthy Makeover? - eXtension

Can Concession Stands Profit from a Healthy Makeover? - eXtension | School Food Program Successes | Scoop.it
Nachos, hot-dogs, and buttered popcorn: what do these foods have in common? They are all American sporting event concession stand...
more...
No comment yet.