A record number of Americans can’t afford to put enough food on the table to feed their families. And a surprising number of them are suburban, middle class, and employed. It’s what’s known as the “new hungry,” and it’s become a disturbing trend in the Bay Area.
It’s being called an aggressive step in fighting the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic: new federal guidelines that will cut the “junk” out of our school cafeterias.
A federal child nutrition bill, that’s designed to remove greasy foods and sugary drinks from school cafeterias, is expected to help Bay Area school districts in adopting stricter lunch programs.
San Francisco is the first major American city to prohibit fast-food restaurants from including toys with children’s meals that don’t meet nutritional guidelines.
Condiments, the ingredients that give a flavor boost to your foods, may also give your body a boost.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ Students at San Francisco schools are showing marked improvements when it comes to eating healthy, thanks to the district’s nutritional program.