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Mom bloggers create healthy and kid friendly back-to-school lunches
Two homecooks and mommy bloggers battle it out to make a healthy and fun lunch for kids to take to school and present their dishes to be judged by celebrity Chef Alex Guarnaschelli.
Trump administration relaxing Obama-era school lunch standards
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is easing school lunch regulations spearheaded by the Obama administration. Newly minted Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue unveiled a new interim rule on Monday to suspend sodium reduction requirements and whole-grain requirements as well as allow 1 percent fat
10 of Michelle Obama's Memorable Moments as First Lady
On Friday, America will say goodbye to Michelle Obama as first lady. “Michelle never asked to be first lady,” President Barack Obama told Vogue magazine. “Like a lot of political spouses, the role was thrust upon her. But I always knew she’d be incredible at it and put her own unique stamp on the
Teachers Start Lunch Swap Club to Save Money and Eat Healthy
Lunchtime at the office often means unhealthy and expensive meals, but a new idea called has helped one group of New York City teachers save money and shed some weight at the same time. Alivia Nuzzo, Sierra Strattner and Cait Farrell are part of a group of co-workers at the Brooklyn school where
SPECIAL REPORT: President Obama Delivers Final News Conference of 2016
This is an ABC news special. George Stephanopoulos. Good afternoon we're coming on the air now because trust Obama is about to hold what may be the final press conference at his presidency. It has been an annual tradition about an hour of sparring with a reporters before heading to why with his
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,
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