Study links strict lunch standards, lower obesity risk in students

04/8/2013 | Reuters

A study in JAMA Pediatrics showed that students who received free or subsidized meals through the U.S. Agriculture Department's National School Lunch Program were more obese than those who did not, but the difference was smaller in states with stricter meal standards. Researchers also found that students whose schools had strict lunch measures and healthier meals did not tend to compensate with less-healthy items from vending machines and other establishments.

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