Study looks at elementary-school beverages

11/1/2010 | USA Today

Whole milk and sweetened beverages were available on school property to about half of the elementary schoolchildren in the U.S. in 2008 and 2009, a study found. Since then, bottlers have reduced shipments of high-calorie drinks to schools, an American Beverage Association consultant said. An official with the Center for Science in the Public Interest agrees there has been improvement, but notes: "No school should have sugary drinks and high-fat milk."

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