June 24th, 2003

New York City Cuts Back Fat and Sweets in School Meals

By Abby Goodnough
The New York Times

Acknowledging that obesity is “epidemic” among New York City schoolchildren, the city’s Education Department is reducing the fat content in the 800,000 meals it serves daily and is banning candy, soda and other saccharine snacks from school vending machines.

Read the full article here.


  1. Posted by Kathleen Dejino on February 21st, 2006

    As we observe today most of children dont want to eat meals because of junkfoods so i would like to add that parents should make an extra attention to their childran to limit tha junkfood waht they have buy just buy junkfoods that are nutritious

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