School-Based Healthy Eating Programs Really Do Work

According to this study, children who eat lunch in schools that promote healthy eating are:

  • 2 times more likely to eat fruit for lunch
  • 1.5 times more likely to eat fruit or vegetables on a daily basis
  • Half as likely to eat sweets for lunch

And how much do you want to bet that kids who are 2x as likely to eat fruit for lunch end up being 1/2 as obese as kids who eat candy with lunch?

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