Click here for information related to Early Childhood nutrition.
BPA Bombshell: Industry Database Reveals 16,000 Foods with Toxic
Chemical in Packaging - EWG has
created the first easily, searchable database of nearly 16,000
processed food and drinks packaged in materials that may contain the
hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol A, or BPA.
Now is Time to Fight for
Better School Food - "If you are what you eat, then I'm fast,
cheap and easy." When Alice Waters, of Chez Panisse fame, saw that
line on a bumper sticker, she wondered, "Is this really what we want
the destiny of our nation to be?"
Free Lunch Isn't Cool, So Some Students Go Hungry
- Although Francisco Velazquez, a 14-year-old freshman
with spiky hair and sunglasses, qualifies for a free lunch at Balboa
High School here, he was not eating. The stigma of accepting a
government lunch, while others are paying for food from a different
menu, is a problem many school districts across the country have
been quietly confronting with mixed results, education and school
nutrition officials said. San Francisco school officials are looking
at ways to encourage more poor students to accept
government-financed meals, including the possibility of introducing
cashless cafeterias where all students are offered the same food
choices and use debit cards or punch in codes on a keypad so that
all students check out at the cashier in the same manner.
Williamston, Fowlerville Schools Giving Kids Healthy Snack Options
- Justin Dartt, 16, a junior at Fowlerville High School, is
not happy about the new healthy snack machines at his school.
Fowlerville and Williamston high schools are piloting a state program
this year aimed at getting students to eat and drink healthier.
http://www.NutraSanus.com is a non-commercial natural health
website that offers a wealth of useful information on herbs and