junk food

school nutrition

Fewer school districts promoting junk food, soda

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials say they’ve seen a big shift in how many school districts take money from soda companies and ban junk food from vending machines. A survey found 44 percent of school […]


New York City hospitals cracking down on junk food

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City’s hospitals are ditching their deep fryers and swapping cookies for fruit as they join Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s quest for a health-conscious city. In the past few years, the […]


Disney to banish junk-food ads from kid shows

(AP) – Disney says its programming will no longer be sponsored by junk food. The Walt Disney Co. says it plans to ban such ads for its TV channels, radio stations and websites intended for […]



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