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School Lunches: Whole Grains, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

The USDA has announced new guidelines for school lunches (in the USA). What could be more important than the food our children eat? In an era of soaring childhood obesity rates, we all have an interest in providing healthy meals for our children. According to ABC News, the new school lunch guidelines are based on an Institute of Medicine study:

…reduce saturated fat, sugar and sodium. Increase whole grains. Serve both fruits and vegetables daily. And, for the first time, set maximum calorie counts in addition to minimum ones.

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