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Health & wellness

Improving fast food meals for kids

With all the pressure on the restaurant industry to improve the nutritional value of kids’ meals, some progress has been made over the past few years. Well, sort of.

A new analysis from the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity found that fewer than 1 percent of all kids’ meals—33 out of 5,427—met the recommended nutrition standards set by the Institute of Medicine. (Only 3 percent met the standards set by the food industry itself.)

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