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Back to School: Sandra Lee's Healthy Lunches
The TV chef is live in Times Square with several nutritious - and delicious - lunch ideas.
New USDA Rules Eliminate Junk Food in Schools
Students might notice some changes in the cafeteria when they go back to school in a few weeks. The USDA will announce rules today that require schools to get rid of unhealthy snacks and eliminate students’ exposure to junk food, ABC News has exclusively learned. The biggest difference this year
Student Chefs Reinventing School Lunches
High school students from around the country to offer their new ideas for school lunches.
A Pediatrician's Tips on the Best Foods for Your Baby
Parents today are bombarded with confusing, and sometimes even harmful, information when it comes to nutrition for their children. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing, and parents don't know who to trust for medically-sound advice that works. Dr. Tanya Altmann, a practicing pediatrician,
The White House Easter Egg Roll: Everything You Need to Know
It's an image not typically seen: the president and the Easter Bunny standing side by side. Once every spring, however, the fluffy donor of chocolate and gifts joins the leader of the United States for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year's annual rite of spring is today. Here's
First Lady Pushes Back Against Those Who 'Mock' Healthy Food, Exercise Efforts
First Lady Michelle Obama took a swipe today at critics of her healthy eating and exercise initiatives that she launched more than six years ago. "When folks mock our efforts, it’s parents who need to be out there saying, 'Excuse me, but our children’s health isn’t a joke. One third of kids being
The Note: Cruz Takes On Trump
NOTABLES --CRUZ SAYS TRUMP IS ‘RATTLED’ AND ‘TESTY’: Ted Cruz responded to Trump calling him "nasty" yesterday by first tweeting a Janet Jackson music video and then telling reporters Trump is "rattled" and "testy,” ABC’s JESSICA HOPPER reports. "Listen, Donald seems to be a little rattled. For
Chris Christie's Beef With Michelle Obama's Healthy Eating Initiative
In a move sure to appeal to 11-year-old voters across the country, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie promised to do away with First Lady Michelle Obama ’s healthy school lunch initiative to a boy who bemoaned that the pizza and crispitos once served at his school cafeteria have gone away under the
Should Moms Drink on Playdates?
ABC News' Genevieve Brown discusses the latest 'Mom'-troversy with Lyss Stern, co-author of "If You Give a Mom a Martini."
5 Diet Fails You're Probably Making
If the pounds won't come off, you're not alone. According to a survey by Marketdata Enterprises, the average American dieter makes four or five attempts to lose weight each year. It's a vicious cycle: "After a while, you feel discouraged when you don't get results, and that can wear away at your