School-lunch study shows students toss out fruits, veggies

07/20/2011 | KUSA-TV (Denver)

A study by registered dietitian Stephanie Smith found that students in the Thompson School District in Colorado threw out up to 50% of fruits and vegetables on their lunch plates. The district used the study data to consider ways to get children to eat healthy foods, such as having the items placed more prominently in the lunch line and better marketing.

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