Obama Administration Officials and Nutrition Advocates Reaffirm Commitment to Improve the Health and Nutrition of Kids …
“Secretary Vilsack has been a champion for providing children with nutritional meals they need to learn and grow. Under his leadership, USDA is fighting childhood obesity by moving quickly to ensure that every school cafeteria offers healthy choices.”
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Agriculture Department Tells Schools To Give Food A Healthy Makeover
New school nutrition rules aim to boost fruits, veggies and whole grains, while cutting back on salt and fat. And USDA’s Tom Vilsack is encouraging schools to try novel approaches to stretch their purchasing power.
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Students learn the importance of a bond with nature
Physical and emotional benefits are emphasized How to like insects. Honeybees. Trout in the classroom. These were just some of the topics addressed Saturday morning at a conference designed to introduce youngsters to the natural world — and to the physical and emotional benefits that a strong connection with nature brings.
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