No To Starch – USDA Changing School Nutrition Guidelines

It’s getting harder to find white potatoes in your child’s school cafeteria these days. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reducing the amount that can be served and changing other nutrition guidelines.


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More DISD Students Getting ‘Breakfast In The Classroom’

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and now, thanks to a new program, more children in the Dallas Independent School District will have access to it.


Plums and rapes ae displayed at a market. (credit: hristopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Local Students Cooking Up Edible Arts & Crafts

The Kids Teaching Kids program in North Texas schools is helping elementary and high school students understand the importance of being healthy.


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Taco Bell Has Beef With Claims About Its Beef

Fast food giant Taco Bell says it will take legal action against parties who filed a class-action lawsuit claiming the chain’s beef isn’t really beef.


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Will Eating A Big Breakfast Make You Skinny Or Fat?

Of recent years, common advice has been to eat a big breakfast because it helps to jump start your metabolism and eat fewer calories. According to a new study, at least half that equation may be toast.


Students line up to receive food during lunch in a Texas school cafeteria. (credit: Jana Birchum/Getty Images)

Gov’t Moves To Make School Lunches Healthier

Nearly three decades after the Reagan Administration USDA proposed that school lunch programs count ketchup as a vegetable, the government is suggesting a major nutritional overhaul of student meals.


Brad Richards of the Dallas Stars skates on the ice on October 8, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Stars Player Keeps His Team Eating Healthy

The Dallas Stars have an unofficial nutrition sheriff that keeps the team in check – one of their own players.


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Study: Kids OK With Less Breakfast Cereal Sugar

Kids eat cereal only if it’s loaded with sugar, right? Don’t be so sure. A new study shows children actually like low-sugar cereals.


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Runners Taking New Steps To Marathons

Kathy Luedke is part of a growing number of women taking their exercise to the next level. This year, after months of training, the mother of two is entering the White Rock Marathon for the first time.


Looks Like a Junk Food Crackdown is Coming (Audio)

In case you missed our discussion about new rules the government may impose on companies that market “food” to children, here it is.