More Kids Ditching Junk Food
Well, I guess pigs learned how to fly. Because according to the Associated Press more and more students are getting hip to healthy eating, and shunning traditional junk food like fries and hamburgers for carrots and apples. Janet Frankston Lorin has more:
As choices on the lunch line change, many children are accepting them, said Martha Conklin, an associate professor at Penn State University who conducts research about school nutrition programs and school food service.Pretty encouraging news, but you know the meat-pie-pushing mamas would have a problem with it.
"If you present these healthy offerings to children, they may turn them down the first time, but you can't give up," she said. "Children will adapt. Choice is important, but they can make those selections from healthy offerings."
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