Study Documents Benefits of Salad Bars in Schools

Among results noted are increased student participation in the school lunch program and reduced plate waste.

Access to fresh fruits and vegetables is growing nationwide among school-age children, thanks in part to the rising number of salad bars in school cafeterias. A recent study of the Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools (LMSB2S) campaign found that salad bars increased students' access to fresh fruits and vegetables, increased student participation in the school lunch program, reduced plate waste and are complemented by other health promotion activities in school.

The aim of LMSB2S

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