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Nutritionist Offers Tips For Healthy But Fun School Lunches

Among Robin Kaiden’s suggestions, Kaiden said it’s important to involve children in choosing what foods are in their lunches

08/31/2014

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a plate of food while walking down the school lunchline in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School- Alexandria, VA - Jan 25, 2012 (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYU Professor Reacts To New School Lunches

Even when pizza is on the menu, school lunches are going to be healthier.

01/26/2012

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New Menu Options Seek To Serve Up Improved Classroom Performance, Reduced Obesity In Schools

A healthier menu is coming to school cafeterias across the country. The government has announced new rules for school lunches, including more fruits and vegetables and less fat.

01/25/2012

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Back to School: Then and Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.

07/15/2011

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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box

Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.

07/14/2011

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Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.

07/13/2011

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Government Calls For Stricter Guidelines For School Lunches

Hold the French fries — for the first time in 15 years the government is proposing new, healthier guidelines for school lunches.

01/13/2011

According to a new fatwa bananas may be among some foods that are off limits to Muslim women. (Credit:CBS)

New Conn. Law Combats ‘Silent’ Hunger Crisis

For the first time in decades, schools in Connecticut will be getting more federal funds to provide nutritional lunches for students.

12/14/2010

According to a new fatwa bananas may be among some foods that are off limits to Muslim women. (Credit:CBS)

Best School Lunch Ideas For Kids

CBS New York consults with nutritionist Latham Thomas to make sure your child has a healthy, happy school lunch.

CBS New York–10/07/2010