Schools in California are ahead of the curve in implementing many of the new federal school nutrition standards, released last week. One district already has increased servings of vegetables, eliminated chocolate milk and cut back on starchy vegetables. "We're not messing around here. I really feel like it's our responsibility in this generation to take care of this problem of child obesity and inactivity," said Robert Lewis, a district director of nutrition services and a member of the California School Nutrition Association.
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