Students selecting items from a salad bar In addition to providing financial support to serve healthier items the foundation also provides training for school nutrition staff

Students selecting items from a salad bar. In addition to providing financial support to serve healthier items, the foundation also provides training for school nutrition staff.

By eliminating seven ingredients, a foundation aims to change school nutrition

The Life Time Foundation provides grants to districts to help produce and serve healthier foods.

Like many things in schools, the Life Time Foundation was inspired by a concerned parent. When Bahram Akradi sent his eldest child to school, he found the lunch options lacking. But as Life Time Fitness' CEO, he had the right connections and know-how to do something about it.

“School foodservice operators already know that a nutritious school lunch program provides significant benefits to students. In fact, many have taken positive steps in the right direction. However, strained

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