Dartmouth study verifies fruit and vegetable consumption is better when kids eat at school, fries don’t count. The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents.
SentinelSource.com: A recently released study by the N.H. Department of Health and Human Services shows that rates of childhood obesity have declined in the Monadnock Region and that Cheshire County has one of the lowest rates of childhood obesity in the state.
The HEAL “ED”ies recognizes an outstanding school in New Hampshire that is creating a healthier environment that supports healthy eating and physical activity and is achieving positive results for students and staff. Applications are due January 9, 2015.
Beverage companies spent $866 million to advertise unhealthy drinks in 2013, and children and teens remained key target audiences for that advertising, according to a new report released Nov. 19 by the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.