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5 Solutions for Healthy School Lunches

September 1st, 2011 | by Danielle Nierenberg

As summer comes to an end, school is just around the corner for children across the United States. For children enrolled in state schools, this typically means the return of unhealthy lunches that are best described as fast food: hamburgers, chicken nuggets, fried snacks, and sugary soft drinks. Yet school lunch programs can play a key role in reinforcing healthy eating behaviors by integrating such measures as school gardens, nutrition education, locally sourced organic food, and efforts that affirm the value of mealtimes


Jamie Oliver on The Daily Show

April 8th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

In the interview last night, Oliver talks about how he was banned from all of LA's schools before his plane landed at LAX and how he's handling this season without direct access to their cafeterias



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