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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.

Obesity and School Lunches - The New York Times

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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.

USDA Economic Research Service-National School Lunch Program

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Apr 15, 2015 ... ... Child Nutrition Programs / National School Lunch Program ... Food & Nutrition Assistance Research · Diet Quality & Nutrition · Obesity ...

Protecting Progress against Childhood Obesity — The National ...

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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 ...

Unhealthy School Lunches Not Making the Grade | The Art Institutes

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A movement is afoot to bring change to school lunch programs across the country , eliminating processed foods that are contributing to the childhood obesity ...

School Lunch: More Schools Need to Use USDA Healthy Food ...

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Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... researchers saw positive trends for obesity rates, suggesting wider ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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.

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

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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 ...

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 ...