Tag: Michelle Obama

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, April 3, 2014

In this week’s news: Vegetables save lives (seven-a-day is the new five-a-day); baseball stadiums cater to the Whole Foods set; and scientists keep putting monkeys on wacky diets. For a Longer Life, Pass the Salad Tongs Given all the nutrition studies out there, you might think researchers have tested every hypothetical in the book. TurnsRead more

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, February 27, 2014

In this week’s news: Michelle Obama stumps for kale and more, while the dairy industry shelves its Got Milk campaign; obesity rates for young kids nosedive; and researchers show why Tetris might be good for your waistline. Kale in the Green Room Kale — the nation’s perpetually trendy produce item — took its vegetal celebrityRead more

Food News: National Parks to Offer Healthier Grub

by in Food News, June 20, 2013

The National Park Service announced a new nationwide “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” plan, issuing food guidelines and standards for healthy options at over 250 national parks.

Talking With the First Lady: How to Eat Better As a Family

by in Food News, MyPlate, February 26, 2013

First Lady Michelle Obama talked with us about the challenges of getting a healthy meal on the table each night, how to keep recipes simple and full of veggies.

The First Lady + MyPlate + FoodNetwork.com + Pinterest = Healthier Options

by in Food News, February 26, 2013

Food Network is partnering with the First Lady, MyPlate and several media organizations to share healthy, family-friendly recipes on Pinterest.

Food News: Darden Restaurants and Michelle Obama Team to Revamp Menus

by in Food News, September 20, 2011

Darden Restaurants, the company who owns Red Lobster and Olive Garden recently pledged its commitment to revamp menus in an attempt to reduce calories.

What’s the Best School Lunch Program?

by in Back to School, Food News, September 16, 2011

With Michelle Obama’s push to promote healthy eating, some schools are taking action. We looked at schools around the country to see what they’re doing to make lunches healthier.