Bad Cereal Choices

bad-cereal-chicago-tribuneIs it a candy bar or cereal?

The least healthy cereals are the ones most marketed to children, according to this report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University.

The scores, which range from 0 to 100, are based on a nutrient profiling system that's used in the United Kingdom to determine whether products can be advertised to children on television. Australia also uses the scores to determine whether health claims can be made. A score of 62 or greater is a "healthy" product.

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Breakfast Brigade Members in the News

Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association Announces Breakfast Brigade Winners

PHILADELPHIA (November 20, 2008) – Two Pennsylvania schools recently earned Expanding Breakfast Awards for their innovative breakfast service. Ben Franklin Elementary School in Harrisburg earned the first place Expanding Breakfast Award and a $5,000 grant and Homer-Center High School in Homer City received the second place Pennsylvania Expanding Breakfast Award and a $3,000 grant.

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