VIDEO: Reasons to Love School Meals

Many children, especially those from families of lower income, depend on school meals for the majority of their nutrition. Fortunately, schools are meeting high nutrition standards. Plus, schools are getting really creative to get kids excited about healthy foods.

Patty Keane, a dietitian who specializes in improving child nutrition through research and advocating for public policy, talks about it here:

Read more about why you can feel great about choosing school meals:

By Patty Keane, M.S., RDN

When this blog was written, Patty Keane was principal or co-investigator for research and programs related to early childhood nutrition, mostly in rural and underserved communities throughout New Mexico. In 2017, Patty was appointed to the Institute of Child Nutrition’s Child and Adult Care Food Program National Advisory Committee. Learn more about Patty.

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