Children whose schools teach about making healthy eating choices tend to show a reduced trend toward obesity, more so than physical activity.
The CDC has ranked the nation’s high and middle schools in terms of how many of them in each state have salad bars.
A study out of the U. of IL suggests that encouraging students to drink water during lunch at school could cut their risks of becoming overweight.
Eating disorders affect about 30 million in the US, mostly young adults. There’s a stigma that goes with them, but biology (genetics) may be at the root.
New research suggests that exposing kids to appropriate marketing can lead more of them to choose healthy options in the lunch line.
Students at a Md. high school will have tastier lunches to choose from, thanks to efforts by the school district’s food service workers.
Although parents know about healthy diets, many of them don’t promote healthy eating in their kids, according to a new survey from U.Mich.
Any time a company or restaurant reduces the portion size, we complain loudly, but not about supersizing. In fact, we don’t even notice itl as much.
Watching too much TV has been linked to health problems like obesity and poor diet, but more and more, those screens are on smartphones. Same issues.
A standard measure for how healthy a diet is showed researchers from Brown U. and U.Mass. that kids are eating better but need improvement still.