Shining a Light on Health
- FOCUS ON FOOD, HISTORY, CULTURE: Alexandria schools garner Glickman diversity award. // FoodService Director;05/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p5
Announces that Alexandria City Public Schools in Alexandria, Virginia has received the Dan Glickman Pyramid of Excellence Award for their diversity foods program. Information on the award; Competition in the school district; Prices of foods served at the city school.
- METZ MEETS THEIR NEEDS: PENNSYLVANIA STUDENTS LEARN NUTRITION. // FoodService Director;7/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p8
Reports on how registered dietitians employed by Metz & Associates help school children in Pennsylvania districts learn about nutrition and form good eating habits at an early age. Remarks from Kathy Gonzalez, director of nutrition education services at Metz; Goal of 'The Forum for...
- Taking Back School Lunch. Shalfi, Marissa // FoodService Director;8/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p24
The article focuses on the challenges of the increased costs of healthier foods to foodservice operators in the U.S. It states that school districts with federally funded programs were required to meet a rigid set of nutrition standards by the start of the 2006 school year. In addition to being...
- MODELS NEEDED: Produce pilots steer way to higher FFV consumption. // FoodService Director;10/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p10
Reports on an increase in fruit and vegetable consumption by school children in Florida due to the Eat Your Colors Every Day Salad Options Pilot Project launched by several school districts in the state. Plans for the expansion of the project to several states; Statistical data on the average...
- Making the Most of Long-Term Renovation Dollars. Rowe, Megan // Food Management;Apr2003, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p26
Despite challenges typical of a big-city school system, a dedicated team is making sure that children in Cleveland, Ohio are served. And now, with new funding on the horizon, the district is looking to finally upgrade many of its food service facilities to make doing that job easier. Over much...
- (CHILDREN'S HEALTH) MI Works to Amp Up Nutrition Programs. // Community Health Funding Week;8/7/2009, p27
The article presents information on the prediction of the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) about the children's summer nutrition program in the U.S. According to the FRAC, Michigan officials are hopeful that participation in the children's summer nutrition program will grow in 2009 as more...
- Healthy Kids and Learning. Duran, Mikki // Connect Magazine;May/Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p13
The article provides information about the Education for Healthy Kids program conducted by Appleton Area School District to promote fitness and nutrition in Wisconsin. The program caters children in kindergarten through 6th grade in order to determine whether children engaging in physical...
- Virtual cafeteria designed to teach students and their parents about nutrition in schools. Barrier, Brooke // Nation's Restaurant News;10/3/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 40, p22
Reports on the launch of a virtual cafeteria in the Web site of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District in Texas. Design of the cafeteria to encourage children to eat better; Feature of Cathy the cafeteria worker in the online program; Description of how the site works.
- 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.