Tag: "lunches" at medical news
Kids Near Airports Don't Read As Well
...percentage of children receiving subsidized school lunches
and speaking English as a second language, was in the same urban area but in a quiet neighborhood. Only children for whom English was their first language were included in the study. Each child was first given an auditory screening test. They were...
Study shows flavored milk gives kids more calcium but not fat & calories
When kids devour their lunches
at day camp, school or home, if they don't end up with that tell-tale "milk moustache," they may not be getting their daily requirement of calcium. But a "milk moustache" of pink or brown is also a good indicator of a healthy child. Flavored milk, it...
Students eat excessive amounts of fat at school
Despite a government mandate that school lunches
and breakfasts meet federal dietary guidelines, so...ches, according to a recent study. School-provided lunches
had the highest fat content of the school food offerings examined in the study. But school breakfast...
School changes could help kids be more active, eat better
...l stores and encouraging students to bring low-fat lunches
from home. No classroom health education was offered so that the effects of environmental changes could be clearly seen. Baseline information was gathered in the spring of 1997 and changes were made during the following two school years. To analyze t...
School lunch options crowd out fruits and vegetables
...looked at whether serving fried potatoes in school lunches
would affect students' fruit and vegetable intake. They concluded that fried potatoes at lunch did increase the students' average fruit and vegetable intake. But they also noted that fried potatoes represented more than half of all vegetable servings...
Internet program and videos net nutritional benefits for kids
...tudents were either receiving free or reduced-cost lunches
at school, indicating they were from low-income families. Forty-eight percent of the students were Hispanic, 24 percent black, 6 percent Caucasian and 3 percent Native American. "In the transition from middle school to high school, students' diets ...
Study shows soy is well accepted in school lunches
...off Board and Archer Daniels Midland. "Many school lunches
currently exceed the recommended fat and calorie content given in federal and state regulations," said Barbara Klein, co-director of the center and professor emeritus in the department of food science and human nutrition at Illinois. "The goal of the...