Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 2:48pm
Not everyone loves the policies — or the commercials — but Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s emphasis on healthier living habits seems to have had some impact on New Yorkers, who now have a life expectancy of 80.6 years compared with 78.2 years for the United States as a whole.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Tue, 01/31/2012 - 4:15pm
Ohio education and food program officials want to increase the number of children in low-income areas who participate in a program that offers them free breakfasts or lunches during the summer, when they're not getting meals at school.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 4:25pm
The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.