‘Breakfast After the Bell’ program helps feed kids in Paterson

Source: Kids in Paterson are able to get meals because of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s School Breakfast Program. More than 300,000 students in New Jersey received breakfast in the 2017-2018 school year. The state is 19th in the nation for feeding breakfast to...

Featured Video: Nutrition Awareness Month 2018

Nutrition Awareness: · Dietary Guidelines · Food Security · N.J. Registered Dieticians And Nutritionists 10 Light and Healthy Afternoon Snacks Source: Whether it’s starting the day off...

Maplewood: Free Health Screenings at the Hilton Library and City Hall; Nutritional Month Kickoff

Source: Essex News The Overlook Van will visit the Maplewood library’s Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Ave., throughout the year to provide free health screenings, educational materials and individual counseling: Body mass index and blood glucose screenings and sleep...

Holmdel: Turning a Food Allergy Into an Online Business

Source: Asbury Park Press When Olivia “Liv” Moglino of Holmdel was 16 months old, her mother unknowingly cut her food with a knife she’d just used to cut her older sister’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich. “I almost died from cross-contamination with peanuts...

Princeton University: Donating Food From Campus Dining Halls

Source: Princeton University News If you step into a dining hall any day on Princeton’s campus, you’re presented with a vast array of cuisines from around the world. Though portions are carefully calculated, some food goes untouched at the end of meal periods. While Campus Dining...