Short Lunch Periods Undermine Schools’ Healthy Eating Initiatives

School districts nationwide are revamping menus to include healthier food, but short lunch periods are undercutting these efforts, according to USA Today.

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Editor’s Insight: School foodservice directors have long complained about insufficient meal time. This is an important part of improving kids’ eating habits. It’s also a fairly inexpensive one to introduce.

Vending operators can play an important role in helping address this problem. Vending machines help reduce lunch lines, giving kids more time to eat. 08-19-11 by Elliot Maras

 

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