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Large districts will team up to improve nutrition of school lunch


From The Los Angeles Times: School districts in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Miami and Orlando, Fla., plan to use their collective influence — 2.5 million daily meals served and $530 million annually spent — to make wholesome food a national standard. The districts are also aiming for more eco-friendly practices — replacing polystyrene and plastic with biodegradable trays and flatware, for instance. As such diet-related maladies as diabetes and obesity increase among children, the quest to reduce fat, sugar and sodium in school meals has gained new urgency among districts.

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on May 22, 2013

Healthy eating is now encouraged in schools and they are adopting various programs so that the students will be inspired to eat healthy food. If the nutrition at school lunch will be improved then the kids and teenagers will be healthy and also have a habit to eat good food.

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