We celebrated International Pancake Day this week, followed by Mardi Gras, followed by the beginning of Lent, and many of us have sugar consumption (or lack of it) on our minds. Did you know, for instance, that even though soft drinks are banned in the L.A. schools, kids can still choose a breakfast that contains […]
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Lots of kids’ nutrition news pouring in this week. Without further ado: Hope for Nutrition Bill: Food Safety News reports that the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill that stalled last month still has a chance, according to White House Assistant Chef Sam Kass. Kass says he is hopeful it will move forward during the lame duck […]
Just in case you were thinking that this week’s kids’ nutrition news was all about Happy Meals that still haven’t rotted six months later, think again. It is National School Lunch week, after all. Plus, there are plenty of other good stories you should know about: Chefs at Schools: Chefs arrived at 67 Chicago public […]
Labor Day is over, and for most of the kids who haven’t started already, this week means back to school. It’s a time of excitement, anxiety, and (we hope) good nutrition for kids. If you need some new ideas, or just some food for thought, there’s probably a blog or a resource to help you […]
Chocolate milk: We just can’t seem to leave it alone. In case you can’t get enough either, here’s the Jolly Tomato on The Great Chocolate Milk Debate in today’s Huffington Post. Enjoy.
We’ve been out of the loop this week because we spent a few days unplugged in Amish farm country. After hearing and reading about so many dairy mega-businesses, it’s a treat to see some simple, old-style family farms with cows grazing happily in the pastures. Those cows sure make some good milk, not to mention […]