Study: Healthy A la Carte Improves Diets

A recent study finds that when schools offer healthier snacks in vending machines and a la carte lines, students’ overall diets improve.

When schools offer healthier snacks in vending machines and a la carte lines, students’ overall diets improve, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from Michigan State University, Oakland University, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Department of Education. It found that students in schools that offered healthier snacks consumed more fruits, vegetables and whole

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