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Sophomore Megan Lee purchases school breakfast in the morning. Although she said she brings her food from home when she wants to eat healthy, Lee also believes school food can be a good option sometimes.

Balancing Lunch: With schools suing Trump Administration over cafeteria menu, students, staff re-evaluate health, taste of school lunch

Calina He May 23, 2019

While lunch is a part of day to relax and eat with friends, it is also a time to supply students’ bodies with the right nutrition. But what can and can’t be served has been the subject of controversy...

Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference has been scheduled for Nov. 8 to 10

Andrew Caito November 5, 2018

The Indiana School Nutrition Association Conference is scheduled to be held Nov. 8 to 10.  Held at Marriott Indianapolis East, the Indiana School Nutrition Conference is a chance for new menu changes...

CHS students, staff consider health implications of sugar in ones diet

Sugar Struggles: CHS students, teachers discuss health effects of sugar in the American diet

Carson TerBush August 14, 2018

A s a lacto-ovo vegetarian, senior Maecey Niksch said she works hard every day trying to find foods that fit her diet. According to Niksch, this specific type of vegetarianism means while she does not...

Senior Kyra Krall (right) and her sister, sophomore Olivia Krall (left), carry a carton from Green Bean Delivery. Green Bean Delivery is an organic food delivery servcie that provides fresh fruits and vegetables. Krall said her family receives organic food from this delivery service each Wednesday.

Got Organic? Despite the rise in food-buying consciousness in the 21st century, some obstacles make that lifestyle difficult

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter May 18, 2017

According to senior Kyra Krall, her family often orders plentiful organic produce, ranging from Indiana pasture-raised eggs to organic lacinato kale from Green Bean Delivery, a company that makes local,...

Summer training leads chs students  and athletes to a healthy lifestyle

Summer training leads chs students and athletes to a healthy lifestyle

Contributor May 21, 2015

Summer training leads CHS  students and athletes to a healthy lifestyle. As school is coming to an end, Ethan Lee, soccer player and freshman, prepares himself for a summer filled with fun, friends and...

Cafeteria worker prepares food that adheres to new nutrition requirements. SARAH LIU / PHOTO

New nutrition standards limit bake sales, fund-raisers

News September 11, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ruled that all foods sold during the school day must meet certain nutrient standards. The rule also states food sold at bake sales must meet these standards...

Students should take a more active role in asking for changes in school policy, inform themselves

perspectives April 26, 2013

As far as policy is concerned, the microcosm of our school functions as a trickle-down dictatorship. We, the students, have virtually no power in state and federal regulations, and we often don’t hear...

Friends, not food. The effects of animal  product production are vast and horrifying.

Friends, not food. The effects of animal product production are vast and horrifying.

perspectives April 26, 2013

From Feb. 13 to March 24, I did not consume any meat, dairy, eggs, butter, gelatin, whey or honey. After deciding to try going vegan for 40 days, I embarked on this venture with my heart full of love for...

Letter about a la carte menu changes

perspectives April 25, 2013

Speak Up Carmel! On Sunday, Feb. 3, the Indianapolis Star reported a story about changes to school lunch. The story referenced the new proposed changes to the regulations that allow what schools may...

XTREME EATER: The Cheesecake Factory is one of sophomore Ari Brown’s  favorite restaurants. The Crispy Chicken Costoletta is his favorite dish, which contains 2,610 calories. ANNI ZHANG / PHOTO

Xtreme foods, restaurant edition

entertainment February 22, 2013

After the release of the “Xtreme Eating Awards” list by the Nutrition Action Healthletter, CHS responds both positively and negatively to the extreme foods. At first glance, the The Cheesecake Factory’s...

Drink responsibly. Consumers should fully realize what they’re drinking and not just jump on the bandwagon.

Drink responsibly. Consumers should fully realize what they’re drinking and not just jump on the bandwagon.

perspectives February 23, 2012

With the recent rise of energy drinks and increased reliance on the more traditional coffee and tea, it’s important to take a step back and look at what they really do for us. Sure, drinks like these...

Food beyond the numbers. Forget about the statistics on the nutrition label and choose food that’s actually good for you.

perspectives December 12, 2011

This month I had my first Odwalla juice, complete with a picture of brightly colored fruit and environmentally-friendly plastic. The nutrition label both stunned and somewhat disgusted me. It wasn’t...

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