STUDENTS ARE `FLUNKING HEALTHY EATING': USDA and medical groups challenge school nutrition
- Schools cut the fat out of breakfast and lunch. // Curriculum Review;Apr2001, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p2
Presents a United States Department of Agriculture report indicating that children who eat school-prepared breakfasts and lunches are enjoying much leaner meals than they used to. Increased nutritional value of the meals.
- Revising the dietary guidelines. Hunter, Beatrice Trum // Consumers' Research Magazine;May95, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p8
Discusses the 1995 revision of the US Department of Agriculture's Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Intended purpose of the guidelines; Past revisions; Evaluation of old guidelines by an advisory committee of nutritional experts in preparation for the 1995 revisions; Main focus of revised...
- Getting More Soy. Eller, Daryn // Parenting;Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p220
Announces the United States Department of Agriculture's approval of the use of soy foods for daycare center and public school lunches. Protein requirements for children; Examples of some soy products that are healthy for children.
- Administration urges review of food polices. Huffman, Mark // Food Engineering;Nov2001, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p27
Reports the plans of United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman for a review of food policies. Impact of revolutionizing the global economy on food and agriculture; Importance of trade and export markets on the food industry; Farm policy principles of the administration of...
- Pyramid power. Bass, Clarence // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar93, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p259
Describes the government dietary guidelines announced by the US Department of Agriculture. Pyramid shape chart; Message of proportionality; Restriction on fat and sugar consumption; Bread as an ideal food for weight reducing regimen; Problems with sugar and fat.
- New `food pyramid' is aimed at 2- to 6- year-olds. Portner, Jessica; Coles, Adrienne D. // Education Week;04/07/99, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p10
Reports that the United States Department of Agriculture has issued a new `food pyramid' designed to promote better eating habits for young children. Revisions made in the 1992 pyramid; Illustration of the pyramid.
- Tools to Assess Nutrition Education with Low-Income Families. Weimer, Jon; McKinney, Patricia; Benning, Linda K. // Journal of Nutrition Education;Sep/Oct2001 Supplement, Vol. 33, pS1
This article focuses on the food assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA. The programs serve as the cornerstone of the U.S. effort to ensure adequate nutrition for the disadvantaged. USDA has encouraged states to use an optional nutrition education provision contained in...
- NEW EDITION HAS 10: USDA ANNOUNCES DIETARY GUIDELINES FOR 2000. // FoodService Director;07/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p8
Presents information on the Dietary Guidelines for America for 2000 provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. Basis of the guidelines; Additions to the guidelines; Three general goals of the 2000 edition.
- My-Oh-MyPyramid. Malovany, Dan // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;May2005, Vol. 93 Issue 5, p6
Comments on the efficacy of the MyPyramid Tracker, a diet analyzer system from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. Features of the tool; Doubts on the capacity of the MyPyramid Tracker to calculate the right amount of calories a person needs according...