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March 29, 2013
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  • Should schools serve meals on weekends, holidays?
    Legislation introduced this week would establish a five-year pilot program in which some low-income students would receive free school meals on weekends and holidays. "This legislation will fill a gap in federal programming and provide funding for nutritious meals to ensure that vacation from school does not mean hunger for children," Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., said in a statement. The Huffington Post (3/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Social factors drive adulthood obesity among teens
    U.S. researchers found that among youths who were not overweight at baseline, 34.2% of females and 45.4% of males became overweight after 10 years. Body dissatisfaction, weight concerns, dieting and weight-related teasing were among the factors that increased the risk of becoming overweight, researchers said. (3/27) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • SNA's "One Voice for School Nutrition" membership campaign
    SNA is the voice of school nutrition. The larger our membership, the stronger our influence is on Capitol Hill, in the media and in the school communities we all support. Help recruit five or more new members as part of the annual membership campaign and you will be entered to win a trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands or a registration to the 2014 Annual National Conference in Boston. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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