Why the School Day Just Got Healthier

[fa icon="calendar"] Nov 21, 2016 6:17:26 PM / by Franke

In August, the USDA announced additional measures to reduce student exposure to junk food. In addition to healthier food standards, students likely noticed the elimination of junk food advertisements in schools as well.

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How Can the Dietary Guidelines for Americans Influence School Nutrition?

[fa icon="calendar"] Jun 27, 2016 4:30:00 PM / by Franke

Created by the Department of Agriculture's Health and Human Services division, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are the nation's go-to source for nutritional advice. Published every five years, the latest edition, recently put forth through 2020 uses an up-to-date body of nutrition science. These suggestions are intended to help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices, but they also have impacts in school nutrition settings.

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