Chefs Promote Healthy Eating At Little Rock, Ark. School

Two chefs at a restaurant attached to the William J. Clinton Presidential Center at Forest Park Elementary School in Little Rock, Ark. are promoting healthy eating habits to children, according to Reuters News. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: The success of this program demonstrates that school districts everywhere can improve nutrition education by working with existing programs such as the one described in this article. While the program in Arkansas affiliated with the Clinton Center is unique to Arkansas, there are numerous other programs dedicated to nutrition education that are supported by the foodservice industry.

Today’s VendingMarketWatch once again reports on a situation in Seattle, Wash., where the school board is contemplating relaxing vending nutrition standards. School districts should focus  their attention on nutrition education. In most areas, there are resources available to assist with nutrition education. 12-13-11 By Elliot Maras