Soda Restrictions Undermine California School Budgets

Aug. 13, 2012

A state-imposed ban on soda sales at high school campuses may have been a healthy choice in the battle against obesity, but the ban has exacerbated budget problems for school districts in lean economic times, according to The Daily Breeze in Torrance, Calif. For the full story, click here

Editor’s Insight: This story indicates there has been some change in kids' consumption habits, thanks to measures to improve the quality of the healthier options and to educate kids about nutrition.

The nutrition rules have been a very expensive proposition for schools. Unhealthy eating habits and sedentary lifestyles have been many years in the making and it will take years to change them for the better. 08-13-12 By Elliot Maras