Content tagged "fruit consumption"

Beverages Make a Difference, Choose Healthy Ones

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: March 05, 2015

Sugar sweetened beverages are often the more popular choice compared to low-fat milk and water. Because of this, many of us are unwittingly adding up the...

Chefs Move to Schools! Can it Really Change What Students Consume?

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: January 12, 2015

Chefs Move to Schools (CMTS), an initiative that is part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign, is designed to increase awareness about and...

Local Food in Schools: How to Overcome the Barriers

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: October 03, 2014

If you’ve worked in school food service for any length of time you’ve probably been approached about incorporating locally grown foods into your menus.  This...

Serving Up Sliced Apples: Wayne County, NY Schools, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Regional Food Bank Make It Happen

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Wayne County (CCE) began working with school district food service directors (FSDs) several years ago to pursue ways to...

Building in Choices for Kids in Lyons, NY

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: July 31, 2014

Over the years, food service personnel in Lyons Central School District (LCSD), located in Wayne County, NY, have worked very hard to make sure the...

How to Help Your Child Make Healthy Food Choices

Healthy Food Choices in Schools Updated: February 26, 2014

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