Health Beat blog: School lunch and the vegetable strategy
Offer fruit and vegetables on the school lunch menu and kids will be inspired to try them, like them and maybe even start eating them on a regular basis -- or so the theory goes.
But a new study has found this isn't necessarily the case. Although bringing raspberries, asparagus, sweet potatoes and the like into the school cafeteria did seem to have an impact, the effect wasn't particularly strong, researchers learned after scrutinizing the food choices of more than 26,000 children.
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