Hospital Develops Snack Rating System for Schools

Everyone knows red is for "stop," yellow for "caution" and green for "go." Even kids. That simplicity is one reason the Snackwise nutrition rating system developed by researchers at Columbus (OH) Children's Hospital's Borden Center for Nutrition & Wellness has already drawn more than a hundred users despite only being on the market for a couple of months. Introduced in January, Snackwise is a computer program that rates packaged snack foods based on 10 components taken from the nutrition

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