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Do Stricter Meal Standards Lead to Better Health Outcomes?
April 2014 - (Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics podcast)
Drinking Water is Widely Available in U.S. Public School Cafeterias
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Few Schools Adhered to USDA Nutrition Standards Before 2013
7/21/14 - (New York Times)
Research Suggests Students Adjusting to New School Lunches
7/28/14 - (HealthDay)
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students
05/08/12 - (New York Times)
Bans on School Junk Food Pay Off in California
02/06/12 - (USA Today)
Junk Foods Widely Available at Elementary Schools
11/01/10 - (Wall Street Journal Health Blog)
Study: Elementary Schoolers Have Access to High-Fat, Sugary Drinks at School
07/22/10 - (New York Times)
Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes
05/31/10 - (The Washington Post)
Your Neighborhood May Affect Your Teen's Weight
04/01/10 - (CNN Health Beat)
Soda Tax Isn't Curbing Obesity in Kids
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