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GCPS to offer salad bars, healthier snack options
www.gwinnettdailypost.com

Under new national guidelines that kicked in July 1, schools that are part of the national school lunch program can no longer sell such treats, and Gwinnett County Public Schools has worked with vendors to make sure the new rules are being followed.

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Vending machine choices that won't kill you
www.desmoinesregister.com

Ideally, Janette Batts would have liked to have seen you plan ahead and bring your own healthy snacks. But if the vending machine is your last resort, there are ways to make the best of the choices you've got. Batts, a registered dietitian and licensed …

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Desire for healthier food leads couple with 7 kids to farming
www.goupstate.com

Had it eaten food free of genetically modified organisms, soy or other chemicals? When the answer to those questions was no, Jason and Chris, who admitted that when they first married, they ate Hamburger Helper, began looking for healthy alternatives.

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Montana succeeds in covering needy kids
mtstandard.com

The Montana Children's Health Insurance Program covered children from birth to 18, but funding was limited by biennial legislative appropriation. At one time, more than 1,300 children were on the waiting list. – Montana's income limit for CHIP …

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Cepeda: Eat it. It's good for you.
www.roanoke.com

News reports throughout the 2012-13 school year — when lunch standards mandated by the 2010 Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act went into effect — told of wrinkled noses, discarded lunch trays, solemn vows to brown-bag kids' lunches and a glut of …

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Chicken (Nugget) Littles wrong about healthier lunch
www.abqjournal.com

News reports throughout the 2012-13 school year — when lunch standards mandated by the 2010 Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act went into effect — told of wrinkled noses, discarded lunch trays, solemn vows to brown-bag kids' lunches and a glut of …

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Cepeda: We are what we eat
tdn.com

News reports throughout the 2012-13 school year — when lunch standards mandated by the 2010 Healthy and Hunger-Free Kids Act went into effect — told of wrinkled noses, discarded lunch trays, solemn vows to brown-bag kids' lunches and a glut of wasted …

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