Category: School Lunches

Changes to Nutrition Standards Helped Students’ BMI

February 22nd, 2023
Changes to school nutrition standards that pushed more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy products, significantly decreased kids’ and teens’ body mass index (BMI) after the standards were implemented in 2010, a new study finds. Updates… more »

New Study Shows Marketing can get Children to Eat Vegetables

July 13th, 2016
Scientists have seen that marketing junk food in commercials for children directly influences the amount of unhealthy foods those kids consume. But what happens when healthy foods are marketed the same way? Marketing is key to Getting Kids to eat More… more »

2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines are out

January 20th, 2016
Published every five years for public health professionals, each edition of the Dietary Guidelines reflects the current body of nutrition science. 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines The specific recommendations fit into five overarching guidelines: Follo… more »

Packing Healthy Back to School Lunches

September 12th, 2012
Now that kids are back in school, parents have the overwhelming task of packing lunches. It can be hard making healthy lunches knowing your children are picky eaters. Insurance Administrator of America is here to offer some advice that will make packing… more »