In this recap of the most popular K-12 stories at Food Management, the top story was about a study that suggested school meal reforms helped decrease child BMI. Changes to school nutrition standards that pushed more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy products significantly decreased kids’ and teens’ body mass index after the standards were implemented in 2010, according to a new study that came out as the United States again considered updates that would put more limits on added sugars and sodium in school meals.
Other top stories included:
- Three questions about Tucson USD’s new breakfast grab and go carts;
- Aramark US Food & Support Service unit saw 20% Q1 revenue increase;
- The 2023 K-12 Power Players; and
- USDA proposed more stringent new school nutrition standards.