TITLE

Districts Taking Healthy Strides

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
FoodService Director;6/15/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the progress that school cafeterias are making in offering nutritious foods to students in the U.S. Percentage of school meals that are served a la carte; Healthy foods that are offered by the Washington County public schools; Information on the strategies implemented by some organizations to improve the nutritional profile of their students.
ACCESSION #
13602509

 

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