Managing Food Allergies in Schools

apple and nuts Food allergies in children are on the rise. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) estimates that about 6 % of children have a diagnosed food allergy and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports food …

What to Eat in the Lunchroom: VIDEO

Teaching students about good nutrition can start right in the school cafeteria! This short educational video guides students though the components of a National School Lunch Program compliant meal that includes: vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, and milk.  


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Practice Smart Snacking in the Classroom

girl with appleMuch of the work of the Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs (BEN Center) focuses on designing environments where individuals are more likely to make healthy food choices. Their program, the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement, focuses on the …