Breakfast Bites Are Climbing The Food Pyramid One Macronutrient At A Time

Danielle Lee Breakfast Bites, FCE, National Breakfast Program, Students

Cereal is the most popular breakfast option among children. It is a quick and easy way for students to get the nutrients they need to start their day. But why are children consuming the day’s necessary sugar intake before school even starts? On average, children’s cereals have 40 percent more sugars than adult cereals and twice the sugar of oatmeal. …
Teachers Use Fed 40 to Feed Hungry Students

Teachers: There’s Something You Can Do to Help Students Going Hungry Over the Summer

Robert Andrescik Fed 40, Schools, Students

If you’re a teacher, you know all too well that for millions of children, summer is the hungriest time of year. More than 21 million American kids get free or reduced-price lunch at school. And when those meals disappear, they find themselves hungry and with few options. The team at Feeding Children Everywhere has the answer to help at no …

Caring Teachers Use Fed 40 App to Help Students Going Hungry When School’s Out

Lesley Crews Fed 40, Students

When most kids think of summer, they’re generally looking forward to having no school and spending extra free time with their friends. But for the millions of children facing food insecurity, summer is spent wondering where their next meal is coming from. Hunger Heroes at the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) College of Education and Human Performance are working to …

Lazy Sunday? Not for These UCF Students

Alvaro Martinez News, Students

For most Americans, the end of daylight saving time means an extra hour of shut-eye. But this Sunday, rather than sleeping in, hundreds of students at the University of Central (UCF) used the time to package healthy meals for hungry people at Pack to Attack. Started in 2011 and hosted by UCF’s Panhellenic Council, Pack to Attack brings together students …