Show Links For 11/19/2011

It’s Official! Pizza is a Vegetable

We just talked about school lunches on last weeks show, and this week there was some big news in that regard. Under pressure from some lobbyists, Congress rejected a slew of recommendations to update the guidelines for our school nutritional guidelines. One of those blocked a change that basically allows the tomato paste used in school lunch pizza to continue to be counted as a serving of vegetables.

Pizza Tree

Marion Nestle, an “real food” advocate and professor in the Department of Nutrition at New York University. She posted a roundup of links to news sites covering this story on her Food Politics blog – some good reads for anyone interested in the nutrition guidelines mandated for our kids’ schools.

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Rob is a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, certified by the ISSA and is currently pursing a nutritional sciences degree with plans on becoming a Registered Dietitian. He is also a member of the Obesity Action Coalition and a volunteer for the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America. As a personal nutritional coach with Positively Healthy, Rob helps his clients make small, realistic changes to their eating and exercise habits that add up to positively healthy results.

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