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Guide: What To Put In Your Child’s School Lunch, And What To Avoid

“There was one study that said 73 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD who eliminated the food dyes saw an improvement in symptoms.”


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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.



Help Needed To Feed Hungry Kids This Summer

A lot of Metro Detroit kids are looking forward to the end of the school year — but for some, summer means hunger.



Detroit School Cuts Served Lunch After Food Fights

A Detroit school stopped serving lunch to sixth- through eighth-graders following food fights, attracting complaints that led officials to reverse the decision.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2012


Students Can Eat For Free Under New Federal Plan

Grand Rapids Public Schools students can eat free breakfast, lunch and snacks starting this fall under a four-year federal pilot program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012


President Obama’s School Lunch Plan In Jeopardy

A spending bill released this week would strip school lunch standards that had earlier been proposed by the Agriculture Department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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DPS Shows Off Healthy School Lunches

At Detroit Public Schools, fried foods have disappeared and fresh fruits and vegetables are part of the daily menu.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011


Back to School: Then and Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.


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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box

Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.


European Union Promotes Child Nutrition

Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.