Nearly 31 million children receive nutritionally-balanced, free or low-cost lunches
through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) each school day ...
Nov 13, 2014 ... Nutrition science has advanced greatly since the inception of the National School
Lunch Program in 1946. Yet when a 2008 Institute of ...
Feb 4, 2011 ... A study of more than 1000 sixth graders in Michigan found that those who
regularly had the school lunch were 29 percent more likely to be ...
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.
Strong School Meal Standards May Help Reduce Obesity Among Kids From
Lower-Income Families ... We found that those lunches impact kids' risk for
Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... self-
reported overweight and obesity among middle school students, ...
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.
Apr 15, 2015 ... ... of Ground Beef Suppliers to the National School Lunch Program .... Food
Assistance Research Brief—Childhood Obesity and the Role of ...
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 ...
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).