The Guam Education Board has set prices for a program to allow school faculty and staff, the public and exchange students to eat at school cafeterias. All students at 36 of 41 public schools on Guam get free meals, and schools will monitor demand to ensure there is sufficient food for students.
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A program that provided weekly boxes of fresh produce and healthy foods to low-income families with children at risk of diabetes found that children developed a greater interest in eating fresh, local and unfamiliar foods. The program, part of the Food as Medicine initiative in Alameda County, Calif., also improved the health of some parents.
Registered dietitian Leslie Belfanti says consuming enough water is not as simple as following the long-held rule of eight 8-ounce glasses per day because people have different water needs depending on climate, activity levels and health. While research suggests using thirst as a way to determine the need for drinking more water, Belfanti says that may not work for older people who tend to lose their ability to recognize thirst.
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In a survey of children age 8 and younger, those from lower-income families spent more than three hours per day watching TV and using electronic devices, while those from higher-income homes spent less than two hours per day on those activities, according to a report from Common Sense Media. The survey looked at the habits of over 1,400 children across the country.
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation plans to invest $1.7 billion in partnering with networks of schools. The initiative, announced Thursday, will invest in schools that are developing and testing new approaches to teaching and learning.
SNA's 2017 School Nutrition Trends Report reveals school nutrition professionals have enhanced menus with more international flavors, made-to-order entrees and cleaner label options. The survey highlights ways schools promote healthier choices and mirror restaurant trends to boost school meal participation. Responding districts also report utilizing a wide range of tactics to meet sodium and whole grain regulations, but a majority still report challenges with these rules.