Students set record with 15,000-pound fruit salad

Food & Health
Mrs. Obama: “It’s OK to splurge” Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries. "How would you appreciate vegetables if you never had chocolate?" she asked. "You couldn't live without a little chocolate, a little Fren... - Posted on April 23, 2014
Would you eat pizza that was 3 years old? What's the holy grail of ready-to-eat meals for soldiers? A pizza that can stay on the shelf for as long as three years and still remain good to eat. Soldiers have been asking for pizza since 1981. That's when lightweight individual field rations replaced canned food. ... - Posted on February 16, 2014
Eeww! School serves snail in salad Officials at a high school on Hawaii's Big Island say they're increasing the level of food inspection at its cafeteria. Why? Because a student found a snail in his lunch. The student found the snail on a salad served at the Kealakehe High School cafeteria. Principal Wilfred ... - Posted on February 7, 2014
Can pushups push up your grades? Exercise could make you a better student. A study of Kansas elementary and middle school students found a link between physical fitness and better performance on math and reading exams. The study followed the fitness of 13,000 students two years ago. It is part of the... - Posted on January 30, 2014
Use your phone to track your toothbrushing! Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how fit are your teeth? Are you lazy about brushing them? Never fear: An inventor is on the case. An electric toothbrush senses how long and how well you brush, and it lets you ... - Posted on January 9, 2014
Are you in shape? 3 out of 4 kids aren't Young teens aren't exactly embracing the government's Let's Move mantra. That's the sad truth according to a recent study. Only 1 in 4 U.S. kids aged 12 to 15 meet the recommendations — an hour or more of moderate to vigorous activity every day. Kids in the survey r... - Posted on January 8, 2014
How can city of steaks be tops with PETA? Two cities where the signature food item is essentially a great big pile of meat topped PETA's list of most vegetarian-friendly stadiums. For the fourth straight year, the Eagles' Lincoln Financial Field topped the rankings by PETA. Philadelphia is the city that invented the... - Posted on November 19, 2013
Do you want fries – or fruit – with that? Want a side salad with that Big Mac? McDonald's will offer the choice of a salad, fruit or vegetable instead of french fries in its value meals. McDonald's will roll out the change early next year in the U.S. People will be able to pick a salad instead of fries at no ... - Posted on September 27, 2013
Satis-fries: Fewer calories, but are they healthy? Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The world's No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry. It says the new fries have about 20 percent fewer calories than its regular fries. The chain says a small orde... - Posted on September 24, 2013
Students set record with 15,000-pound fruit salad In what's become an annual tradition, the University of Massachusetts celebrated the start of the new academic year with a delicious, healthy, record-breaking dish. About 500 students and staff at the Amherst campus on Monday sliced, diced, pitted and peeled 150 varieties of... - Posted on September 3, 2013