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19 October 2022, by , in Food, Health, Nutrition, Savings, Comments off
The Case for Cutting Sugar at Breakfast It is no secret that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But what we are less well-versed in is how to make sure that breakfast is both healthy and delicious. A big part of that equation is managing the sugar content in our foods. And when it comes to sugar, kids are a special case. They are notoriously targeted for advertising that amps up their taste for sugary foods in the morning. In fact, one study published in the Journal of Community Health found that "children viewed 1.7 ads per day for ready-to-eat cereals, and 87% of those ads promoted...
27 September 2022, by , in app development, blog, Budgeting, Development, Food, Health, Nutrition, Savings, Comments off
Food & Supply Source and Child Nutrition Labels The Child Nutrition (CN) Label program was established in 1984 in order to help identify qualifying manufactured food items as being creditable for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Prior to the establishment of the CN Label program, it had become increasingly difficult for CACFP operators to determine which processed and complex food items were creditable. The CN Label program makes it easier for operators to identify creditable items, and as a result, helps to ensure that children enrolled in CACFP are receiving nutritious meals. The CN Label program is an important part of the overall effort to improve the...