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School lunch overhaul led to healthier meals for U.S. kids


February 25, 2020

(Reuters Health) - An overhaul of school lunch nutrition standards seems to have driven dramatic improvements in the healthiness of meals served to millions of kids nationwide, a U.S. study suggests.

The goal of new nutrition standards implemented during the 2012-2013 academic year was to bring breakfast and lunch menus in line with dietary guidelines designed to help combat obesity and other diseases linked to diets heavy in calories, sugars and fats, and light on whole foods.


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