Study: CT School Cafs Now Have Less Unhealthy Snacks

Students and teachers in Connecticut’s public schools have fewer unhealthy snack food options in their cafeterias, according to a study by Yale researchers just published in the Journal of School Health.

Researchers from Yale’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity found that on average, all Connecticut school districts participating in the National School Lunch Program reduced the availability of unhealthy snack foods during the 2006-2007 school year, when the study was conducted.

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