Learn about the new, healthier USDA nutrition guidelines for school meals, snacks and drinks – in schools since July 2014. NEA Healthy Futures’ Bag the Junk program provides resources like this to help schools and student health advocates take the next steps in making schools a healthier place.
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Tough economic times often mean shrinking school budgets, leading many schools to sell junk foods and sugary beverages in vending machines, school stores and cafeteria à la carte lines to raise money. But selling these unhealthy products in our nation’s schools has a real cost—children’s health. This brochure shows you how to use healthy snack options… Read more »
Childhood obesity is something that threatens the health of American youth and their future potential. Today, nearly one in three young people are either obese or overweight, putting them at higher risk for serious, even life-threatening health problems. There is hope though and schools are a great place to start! Students receive up to 50… Read more »