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The BEN Center
The BEN Center uses principles from behavioral economics & research-based solutions to encourage children to make healthier food choices in school lunchrooms.
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The BEN Center May 23
Interested in the stories behind our research? Take a look at our Key Discoveries for
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The BEN Center May 20
Miss our most recent webinar? Listen to the recording anytime, anywhere.
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The BEN Center May 18
Ready for a school health makeover? These resources are here to help.
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The BEN Center May 18
That's what we like to see! Awesome job!
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The BEN Center May 16
School lunch for everyone!
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Kids Eat Healthy Apr 22
BreakfastFirst Campaign goal #1: In three years, all California schools will offer the School Breakfast Program.
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Kids Eat Healthy May 9
Spicing up the names of healthy items in the lunchroom increases selection- why not try it? HOW-TO WEBINAR 6/13
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TeamNutritionMI May 12
Strawberry winning Carson City Smoothie Taste test Kids loving them.
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The BEN Center May 3
Our symposium is THIS WEEK! Have you registered?
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USDA Nutrition Apr 27
Check out our fact sheet on how schools can incorporate into
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The BEN Center Apr 26
In one SLM study, after school-grown vegetables were introduced, students selecting salads increased from 2% to 10%
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The BEN Center Apr 25
While banning chocolate milk in lunchroom decreases added sugar, less students drink milk&more is wasted. Read more:
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The BEN Center Apr 20
kid-friendly graphics for your lunchroom to increase fruit and vegetable sales!
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The BEN Center Apr 20
When given large bowls, extraverted children pour themselves 33% more cereal!
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The BEN Center Apr 15
Tomorrow is ! Did you know some types have over 50% of your daily recommended intake level of Vitamin D?
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ChooseMyPlate.gov Apr 14
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USDA Team Nutrition Apr 13
Planning to use the Power Panther mascot at your event? Get activity ideas:
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The BEN Center Apr 13
Increased presence of healthy items could encourage kids to avoid sugary snacks.
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The BEN Center Apr 13
To encourage healthy options and discourage unhealthy ones, let students use debit systems for entrees but require cash for chips&desserts
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The BEN Center Apr 7
RT: Blog: Connection Between Children’s Emotions, Mental Skills & Eating Habits
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