Kids Food Archive

Healthy school dinners pushing kids to burgers

A draconian approach to healthy eating within the secondary schools of Scotland may be actually teaching pupils to eat junk food, according to claims. Since national policies were introduced that determine the amount of vitamins and fat in school lunches their uptake has reduced.  In the country’s largest area, Glasgow, uptake of school lunches has

Are mums tricked by clever food labelling?

A survey from the British Heart Foundation found that nine out of ten mothers did not properly understand the nutritional information regarding children’s foods. BHF found that most mothers think if a product is labelled as a source of ‘iron, six vitamins, and calcium’ then it is most likely healthy.  Additionally the organization found that