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Kids eat more fruit and vegetables with longer seated lunch time

When kids sit down to eat lunch at school, fruits and vegetables may not be their first choice. But with more time at the lunch table, they are more likely to pick up those healthy foods. If we want to improve children’s nutrition and health, ensuring longer school lunch breaks can help achieve those goals, according to research from the University of Illinois Continua la lettura

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Study finds Americans eat food of mostly poor nutritional quality – except at school

Whether eating out or buying food from the grocery store, Americans of all ages are, for the most part, eating poorly everywhere — except at school. The information comes from a new dietary trends study, which also reveals persistent or worsening disparities in meal quality from restaurants, grocery stores, and other sources — but not school — by race, ethnicity, and income Continua la lettura

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