We covered the San Francisco Happy Meal toy ban from beginning to end and then some, delving into a couple of different angles and topics. But one thing we didn’t spend a lot of time looking at was the strictly legal precedence for the ban, the legal details. Well, we aren’t lawyers, so it’s not a big surprise, but I recently read a cool, interesting, easy-to-read post on this topic (written by a lawyer) and thought it not only warranted but required a quick share.
A British study showed that kids can be satisfied with lower sugar cereals, provided they are offered a choice in cereals and other options such as fruit and fruit juice.
WorldLink and the Center for Ecoliteracy have teamed up to produce Nourish, a middle school curriculum that teaches food literacy. Through a series of videos, guides, learning activities, and action projects, Nourish seeks to answer the questions “What’s the story of my food? Where did it come from and how did it get to me?”
The OrganWise Guys are a unique school nutrition and physical activity program. The bunch of cute, plush puppets teach pre-school and elementary aged children about basic health and nutrition.
Starved for Attention spotlights the problem of child malnutrition all over the world. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has put together a multimedia campaign to show what is happening in the areas where children need the most help.
In a time when more Americans come up short on fruit and vegetable intake than ever, I think everyone needs to see this video!
The average American uses 2000 gallons of water each day. What’s surprising is how much of that is hidden in our lifestyle.
This urgent alert just came out from Slow Food USA about the Child Nutrition Act: The version that passed in the Senate included a bunch of our priorities – more [ … ]
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Um. Look I don’t want to be an alarmist or anything. But. Um. See, I’ve got kids? And, see…they’re kind of…energetic enough? I mean really, truly. Spend five seconds in [ … ]