Connect & Explore SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Q&A

October 11, 2016

As part of the popular Connect & Explore webinar series, NCCOR hosted a two-part feature on the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework. On August 18, the webinar titled “SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework: Measuring […]

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Kids eat more healthful foods during longer, quieter school lunch

December 12, 2014

It’s hard to get kids to eat healthful foods, especially at school. But a new study suggests that, by changing the lunch environment, schools can encourage kids to make better […]

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Access to healthy food improves health, brings economic benefits

March 21, 2014

Access to healthy food can bring triple bottom-line benefits to communities — better health, new jobs, and a revitalized economy. But nearly 30 million Americans still live in low-income areas […]

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Parents may want to limit electronic media at mealtime

February 5, 2014

Parents who let their teens use electronic devices or watch TV during family meals tend to serve less nutritious food and have poorer family communication, a new study suggests. Experts […]

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Healthy food rarely convenient for urban minorities

November 6, 2013

By Valerie Debenedette Despite the prevalence of corner and convenience stores in urban neighborhoods, many residents have to travel farther to find supermarkets that offer a wide variety of healthful […]

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Income, not ‘food deserts,’ more to blame for U.S. obesity

September 30, 2013

By Kyley McGeeney and Elizabeth Mendes In the United States, obesity in “food deserts” is above average. However, it is not solely — or even primarily — access to grocery […]

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NYC school lunch menus serve up healthy eats

September 9, 2013

By Kevin Zimmerman When New York City children shuffle into the cafeteria on Sept. 9 most probably won’t notice any changes at that first back-to-school lunch until they roll their […]

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Minneapolis Public Schools food truck promotes healthy lunch for all kids

July 30, 2013

By Margo Ashmore “My son ate broccoli and carrots for the first time, seeing his peers do it. And the ranch dressing helped,” said Andrea Worsfeld, picnicking at Jackson Square Park […]

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National parks dishing up healthier fare this summer

June 7, 2013

By Nanci Hellmich Visitors to the national parks this summer will not only get a taste of nature, they’ll get a taste of healthier fare at the parks’ restaurants, snack […]

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Helping kids make healthier food choices

February 26, 2013

Feb. 25, 2013, The Boston Globe By Lara Salahi Want a way to get kids to choose healthier food? Make it look good and easy to grab, say researchers at […]

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