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April 20, 2012
A healthy nation starts with healthy kids, and experts and parents agree that junk food is a huge contributor to skyrocketing rates of diabetes and other chronic diseases. But the food and beverage industries spend billions of dollars promoting unhealthy foods virtually everywhere kids go--including schools. And it's working: sugary beverages and nutritionally poor snacks are more available to students than ever before. It's time to set a new academic standard by supporting school policies that put the health of kids first, and keep the junk out. Kids get up to 50% of their total caloric...