Some schools in Alabama are expanding nutrition education to school stores by offering healthier options, such as pure fruit juices, water and baked chips. However, for schools that depend on income from the stores, it can be difficult to find healthy foods that students will buy. "For years kids bought cookies, candy, all that tasty stuff and loved it," said Susan Angel, who operates a school store. "Our store turned a much larger profit back than it does now that we sell cereal bars, juice and baked chips. Diet Mountain Dew is our big seller."

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