Study: K-8 schools show progress in serving healthier meals

Study: K-8 schools show progress in serving healthier meals

However, disparities associated with region, district ethnicity and socioeconomic status remain.

The percentage of elementary schools regularly offering healthful items such as vegetables (other than potatoes), fresh fruit, salad bars, whole grains and more healthful pizzas increased significantly between the 2006–2007 school year and the 2013–2014 school year, while the percentage of schools offering less healthful items such as fried potatoes, regular pizza and high-fat milks decreased significantly.

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