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National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs - The State of Obesity

stateofobesity.org/policy/schools-and-healthy-weight/national-school-breakfast-and-lunch-programs-and-related-school-nutrition-initiatives

Nearly 31 million children receive nutritionally-balanced, free or low-cost lunches through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) each school day ...

Lessons from the Lunchroom: Childhood Obesity, School Lunch ...

www.ucsusa.org/food-agriculture/expand-healthy-food-access/lessons-lunchroom-childhood-obesity-school-lunch

Children need healthy food. This should go without saying, but the current U.S. food system makes it hard to ensure that kids get the kinds of foods they need to ...

Obesity and School Lunches - The New York Times

www.nytimes.com/2011/02/08/health/research/08childhood.html

Feb 4, 2011 ... Researchers say they have identified another risk factor for childhood obesity: school lunch. A study of more than 1,000 sixth graders in several ...

Childhood Obesity & Elementary School Cafeteria Food ...

www.livestrong.com/article/519859-childhood-obesity-elementary-school-cafeteria-food/

Oct 23, 2015 ... Being educated in childhood obesity will assure your child gets the most nutrients out of his elementary school cafeteria food.

Protecting Progress against Childhood Obesity — The National ...

www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1409353

Oct 29, 2014 ... Nutrition science has advanced greatly since the inception of the National School Lunch Program in 1946. Yet when a 2008 Institute of ...

USDA Economic Research Service-National School Lunch Program

www.ers.usda.gov/topics/food-nutrition-assistance/child-nutrition-programs/national-school-lunch-program.aspx

Apr 15, 2015 ... ... Nutrition Assistance / Child Nutrition Programs / National School Lunch Program ... Food & Nutrition Assistance Research · Diet Quality & Nutrition · Obesity ... Ratio, and the Cost of USDA School Breakfasts and Lunches.

Stricter School Lunch Standards Lead To Lighter Kids | TIME.com

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Apr 11, 2013 ... Stricter School Lunch Standards Lead To Lighter Kids ... Childhood Obesity: Most U.S. Schools Don't Require P.E. Class or Recess · School ...

Most Schools Still Don't Meet Federal Nutrition Standards | TIME

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Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... self- reported overweight and obesity among middle school students, ...

Is School Lunch Making Your Kids Fat? | TIME.com

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Feb 7, 2011 ... In addition to the usual contributors to child obesity — excessive TV watching and indulging in sugary sodas, for instance — a new study finds ...

Obesity Prevention | Healthy Schools | CDC

www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/obesity/facts.htm

Aug 27, 2015 ... Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and ... the media, and the food and beverage industries and entertainment industries.

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Childhood Obesity and School Lunches - DrAxe.com

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School lunches have also grown in size and calories, and have decreased in nutrition. Is there a link between childhood obesity and school lunches? Find out.

Can School Lunches Cause Obesity? | Reader's Digest

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A recent study found that children who regularly ate school lunches were 29 percent more likely to be obese than their peers who brought lunch from home.

Healthy School Lunches Can Reduce Childhood Obesity and ...

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Apr 5, 2016 ... Parents across the world over want their children to grow up healthy. Type 2 diabetes used to be unheard of in children, but rates have been ...