August 18, 2004

What's in the bag?

A story about how to pack healthy lunches for school children includes comments by Catherine Jen of the Nutrition and Food Science Department. She points out that parents play a key role in teaching their children healthy eating habits. "If the parent at home never eats any vegetables or healthy food, the kids won't," she says. "If the parent chooses variety and does not eat those junk foods, then the kids will learn." The article included suggestions for some healthy school-lunch items.

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