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A typical day39s lunch at El Monte includes at least two fruits and two vegetables

A typical day's lunch at El Monte includes at least two fruits and two vegetables.

K-12 Innovator of the Year: El Monte City Schools

From Fear Factor to live cows, El Monte City Schools finds innovative ways to teach nutrition and wellness.

GO AHEAD AND HAVE A COW, MAN!
At El Monte City School District, in California, nutrition doesn’t just mean a healthy meal conforming to USDA standards. It means trotting out a host of extra activities designed to engage youngsters about healthy lifestyles.

And, yes, if that means hauling a live Jersey cow onto school grounds to offer a demonstration of where milk comes from as part of a larger session on the healthfulness and variability of dairy products,

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