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Why Are School Lunches Still So Unhealthy?

By Kelly Rose, Teesside University There are more than 91m school children worldwide now defined as living with obesity – and the UK is in the top 20 countries for obesity levels. In the UK, the obesity rate for children doubles during primary school years – and then increases again in secondary school. This is in part because teenagers in the UK consume […]

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School lunches found to DEPRIVE students of essential nutrition, study says

A concerning new study has found that children in Canada are being deprived of the nutrients they need when they eat lunch at school. The study, which was led by Ph.D. candidate Claire Tugault-Lafleur of the University of British Columbia’s Human Nutrition Program, was the first to examine the differences between the dietary intake patterns […]

Brown Bag Ban: Fed Gov Tells Preschool Parents No Lunch From Home Without a Doctor’s Note

Brown Bag Ban: Fed Gov Tells Preschool Parents No Lunch From Home Without a Doctor’s Note

It looks like the days of trading half of your peanut butter and jelly sandwich for half of your best friend’s ham sandwich may soon be over if the federal government has anything to do with it. A Richmond, Virginia mother received the following note, telling her not to pack a lunch for her pre-school […]