School meal volume stays strong in '04
- FROM THE EDITOR. Cook, Glenn // American School Board Journal;Aug2010, Vol. 197 Issue 8, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the obesity crisis in the U.S., the Let's Move! campaign to prevent obesity explosion and the important role of school districts on its regulation.
- 2011 School District Survey. // FoodService Director;2/15/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p12
The article presents the highlights of "FoodService Director's" 2011 School District Census on the K-12 school market. The average size of the district surveys is 85 schools with 47,227 students. The average of food cost for lunch among the surveyed schools is 1.62 U.S. dollars and the average...
- An in-class act. // FoodService Director;1/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the effect of the implementation of in-class service on the breakfast participation of students from the Washington Elementary School District in Phoenix, Arizona. Percentage of kids eating breakfast since the implementation of the in-class service; Foods included in the meal...
- Lindbergh district students celebrate Red Ribbon Week. // South County Journal;11/7/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 45, pB1
The article reports that students from the Lindbergh School District participated in a variety of Red Ribbon Week activities on October 23-31, 2012 to show their commitment to living a healthy, drug-free life.
- GuÃa de prÃ¡ctica clÃnica PrevenciÃ³n, diagnÃ³stico y tratamiento del sobrepeso y la obesidad exÃ³gena. Barrera-Cruz, Antonio; Ávila-Jiménez, Laura; Cano-Pérez, Evaluz; Molina-Ayala, Mario Antonio; Parrilla-Ortiz, Juan Ismael; Ramos-Hernández, Rosa Isela; Sosa-Caballero, Alejandro; del Rosario Sosa-Ruiz, María; Gutiérrez-Aguilar, Judith // Revista Medica del IMSS;2013, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p344
Excess body weight (overweight and obesity) is currently recognized as one of the most important challenges of public health in the world, due to its size, speed of growth and the negative effect on health. Currently, Mexico and United States have the highest prevalence of obesity in the adult...
- Student demands call for proactive stance. // FoodService Director;1/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p32
Discusses the challenges and demands posed by students in the U.S. on the food service industry. Characteristics of students that contribute to their higher expectation on school meals; Improvements that will be implemented by the school district in New York City.
- I'll have fries with that. Hill, Rosalind // British Journal of Nursing;11/25/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 21, p1323
The author offers opinions on public health policy in Great Britain. Cabinet officer Andrew Lansley is criticized for a plan in which the government will cooperate with food and beverage industry companies to create strategies for limiting obesity and diet-related diseases and alcohol abuse. It...
- Lansley's healthy eating policies opposed. // Community Practitioner;Sep2010, Vol. 83 Issue 9, p6
The article reports on the healthy school meals campaign of Jamie Oliver, in which Unite/Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association (CPHVA) has signed a letter for health minister Andrew Lansley to stop the extension of the said free school meals.
- Outlook 2012: Healthcare. Lawn, John // Food Management Exclusive Insight;2/7/2012, p3
The article provides an outlook on food services at healthcare facilities in the U.S. in 2012. It expects that the healthcare reforms that will happen will impact nutrition departments. Results of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) surveys on room food...