FRAC REACHES OUT TO PARENTS
- Rise in free school meals uptake blamed on recession. Learner, Sue // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);8/20/2009, Vol. 109 Issue 4183, p4
The article reports on the rise in the number of nursery and primary school pupils eligible for free meals which has been blamed on the job redundancies during the recession, based on the 2009 school census in Great Britain. Free meals are given to children whose families have an income below...
- Â¿QUÃ‰ OFRECEN LAS TIENDAS ESCOLARES Y QUÃ‰ CONSUMEN LOS ESTUDIANTES DURANTE EL DESCANSO? ESTUDIO EN LA CIUDAD DE TUNJA, 2009. Velandia Castro, Nelcy Yolanda; Cárdenas Cárdenas, Luz Mery; Agudelo Cely, Nancy Aurora // Hacia la PromociÃ³n de la Salud;ene-jun2011, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p99
Objective: to characterize the availability of products in the school snack bars and students' food consumption during recess in Public Elementary Schools in the city of Tunja, in order to generate recommendations to promote healthy food among the school population. Materials and methods:...
- A War of nutrition? Harmer, Janet // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;2/5/2009, Vol. 198 Issue 4563, p28
The article examines the efficacy of the nutritional standards in improving the quality of nutrition in secondary schools in Great Britain in 2009. The establishment and implementation of these standards in September 2009 is one of the initiatives of the government in making children's eating...
- Wellness Matters. Arteaga, Brenda // Principal;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses efforts to create healthier schools. The author describes negative effects of poor nutrition and inactive lifestyles in students and suggests that healthy students learn better. The author discusses her experiences of trying to create a healthier school at Tinsley...
- Children's physical activity levels during school recess: a quasi-experimental intervention study. Ridgers, Nicola D.; Stratton, Gareth; Fairclough, Stuart J.; Twisk, Jos W. R. // International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activit;2007, Vol. 4, p19
Background: Recess provides a daily opportunity for children to engage in moderate-to-vigorous (MVPA) and vigorous physical activity (VPA). Limited research has investigated the effects of recess-based interventions on physical activity using large sample sizes whilst investigating variables...
- FRESH PRODUCE FOR 188 ILLINOIS SCHOOLS. // American School & University;Oct2010, Vol. 83 Issue 2, Special section p10
The article offers information on Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to the students of 188 schools throughout the regular school day, in Illinois.
- Low-sodium school meals. // FDA Consumer;Apr85, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p28
Experiments in two school lunch programs in different parts of the US test the palatability and therapeutic benefit of reduced-salt diet menus. The students found no appreciable taste difference.
- Out to lunch. // Nutrition Action Health Letter;Mar93, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p3
Reports on the results of the survey conducted by the US Department of Agriculture regarding the fat content of school lunches. Saturated fat content; Sodium content.
- Voice Box. // New Moon;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p31
The article offers insights of several teenagers about school lunch.