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.
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 27, 2015 ... Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and ... the media, and the
food and beverage industries and entertainment industries.
result, if school lunches play a contributing role in the child obesity epidemic, mak
- ing them ... sell foods a la carte (compared to 69 percent of high schools).
Oct 23, 2015 ... Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. According to the ...
Eating an unhealthy lunch at school can lead to obesity.
Apr 8, 2013 ... Children residing in states with stringent nutritional standards for school meals
had lower rates of obesity than those living in states with more ...
A movement is afoot to bring change to school lunch programs across the country
, eliminating processed foods that are contributing to the childhood obesity ...
Mar 15, 2010 ... More than one in three middle school students who regularly eat school lunches
are obese or overweight, a study shows.
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 ...