New children’s nutrition law to improve cafeteria meals

Looking at the increasing rates of Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and other health care problems in children, “President Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act on Dec. 13. Under the law, an additional $4.5 billion will be provided during the next 10 years for federal school nutrition programs — nearly 10 times the amount provided under the previous child nutrition reauthorization and the largest new investment in child nutrition programs since their inception.”

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Sources:
Washington News
American Medical News

Swati Patel, Intern, VERTICES INC

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