School Lunch Standards To Get Major Overhaul

[WCCO-TV, January 13, 2011] The U.S. Department of Agriculture is raising nutrition standards for the first time in more than a decade in hopes of getting kids to eat healthier, cutting down on the amount of starchy vegetables, things like potatoes, corn and peas, and counting calories, too.

“It’s age appropriate so when they’re smaller, their stomachs are smaller and they would be eating more often, so the calories would be lower to meet the needs that they need at that time,” said Lisa Thompson, clinical dietitian at United Hospital.

Posted on January 14, 2011 in TV NewsUnited HospitalWCCO

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