nutrition

Eat, play, live

Eat, play, live

Fund afterschool programs for healthy lifestyles

OVER THE NEXT several weeks, funding for afterschool care will be among hundreds of line items considered as the Massachusetts Legislature hammers out the FY 2019 state budget. With the House recently completing debate on the budget, all eyes turn toward the Senate as it starts its own budget review and debate process. This is(...)

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Missed meals

Missed meals

Early ed centers with thousands of Mass. children not taking advantage of food program

IN 2009, FIRST Lady Michelle Obama famously took a shovel to a plot on the White House lawn and turned it into a garden, announcing her intention that schoolchildren should eat healthier food and exercise more in order to combat obesity. Even in the wake of the enactment of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, there(...)

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