Pediatrics

School routes swimming in junk food ads

Perth children are being exposed to thousands of junk food ads every year on their way to and from school, a study led by the Telethon Kids Institute has found.

Health

Schools should strive to improve students' food literacy

An article published in the Journal of School Health stresses that food literacy—understanding the impact of food choices on our health, environment, and economy—should be a priority for K-12 schools during the COVID-19 ...

Oncology & Cancer

She's beating leukemia with a healthy change to her diet

(HealthDay)—Angie Gaytan never cared much for beets, but beets sure do love her—doctors say that veggie shakes, fruits, beet juice and other healthy foods likely helped the 16-year-old defeat her life-threatening leukemia.

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