McDonald’s recently reassured investors during a conference call that it’s going to address its declining sales by boosting efforts to attract parents, teachers and school children despite national efforts to keep fast food away from children.
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This weeks food news features amazing things, appalling things, and things to make you go hmm. Read on, for the week’s top news in food! Real Food For the Win! Plant Based Diet Reverses Heart Disease — New research adds to the body of data supporting plant-based yum as a means of dealing with heart […]
On Tuesday Michelle Obama addressed an enthusiastic audience about health concerns facing Hispanic families in the U.S. The First Lady spoke eloquently about the importance of healthy choices in fighting debilitating lifestyle diseases, now distressingly prevalent even among our children — especially among Hispanic (and other minority) children. But framing childhood obesity as a choice-driven issue sells parents and kids way short, especially within economically marginalized communities. If we fail to address the underlying problems, we can’t begin to hope for actual progress.
On August 20, 2012, the fifty-four junior chef winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge were treated to a Kids’ State Dinner, hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama. More than 1200 healthy lunchtime recipes were submitted by kids between the ages of eight and twelve.
To read the internet the past two days, you’d think Michelle Obama was stealing lunches from four-year-olds. Breathless news anchors are outraged over this. What’s really going on?
Last September, First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA launched the Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge with the aim to find new healthy, delicious recipes to serve in the National School Lunch Program. Now the Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge is moving into the final judging stage. Teams Teams composed of at least one student […]
I spend a little time and a little money in my garden. I do it for fun and to have fresh veggies around, but does it make sense financially, too?
Want more out of your garden this season? By “more,” think beyond increasing tomato yield of zucchini size. Drawing inspiration from the Victory Garden era of WW II, plant your seeds with a deeper mission this season. Strengthen your growing your efforts on a personal level by giving your garden a purpose, a symbolic calling […]