January 2015

JAMA Pediatrics Editorials: breakfasts improving academic performance; school-based and home lunches

Posted 2015-01-23
Category Research

January's edition of JAMA Pediatrics includes two editorials on breakfasts improving academic performance and comparative qualities of school-based and home lunches.

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Food + giving = enthused students in Waterloo Region

Posted 2015-01-13
Category News Article

Nutrition for Learning supports nutritious food programs for 14,000 students in 145 elementary and secondary schools in Waterloo Region. A new pilot project, a bulk-buying program, will buy and deliver food to 26 schools. By doing so, the organization shoulders some of the labour that can exhaust busy volunteers and staff at schools, and it gets a better price by buying in bulk.

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Toronto Star: Muslim charities look to give back locally

Posted 2015-01-06
Category Nutrition

Toronto’s Muslim Welfare Centre has led the trend of donating locally, after years of Islamic charities focusing on international aid. The Muslime Welfare Centre has donated $30,000 to the Toronto Foundation for Student Success to help support Student Nutrition Programs across Toronto.

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