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January 5, 2011

Flipping School Lunches with Recess

There’s generally less junk food available in schools these days. Vending machines offer healthier snacks, and lunchrooms are being encouraged to cook more nutritious meals. But research is showing that getting kids to eat healthier at school isn’t just about what they eat, but when. KCFR Health Reporter Eric Whitney has more.

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Filed under: Children & Youth,Education,Eric Whitney,Health — andrea @ 5:44 pm

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