A colored sticker on the food tray identifies the vegetable entreacutee on the menu for the day

A colored sticker on the food tray identifies the vegetable entrée on the menu for the day.

New study examines relationship between plate waste and pairing

Reducing plate waste and encouraging students to eat their veggies might come down to the right pairing of food.

Plate waste is a well-known and documented problem in school cafeterias. Ensuring students eat the vegetables served during school meals is another struggle for school operators and nutritionists. A new study looking at how school lunch entrées and vegetables are paired might help tackle both issues.

Food pairing often brings to mind wine recommendations on the menu at upscale restaurants, but re

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