CDC data show that 44% of U.S. school districts had bans on junk foods from vending machines in 2012, an increase from 30% in 2006. Researchers also found that the percentage of districts that allowed soda advertisements in schools decreased from about 47% in 2006 to 33.5% in 2012, while the number of school districts that disclosed nutritional and caloric information of school meals to families grew from about 35% in 2000 to about 53% last year.

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