When students return to school, the biggest changes they see may be in the food they eat: It will be healthier and served in smaller portions, with more fruit, vegetables, and whole grains, and less trans fat and sodium. The US Department of Agriculture has issued its first major rewriting of nutritional guidelines for government-subsidized school meals in more than 15 years. And the state has created its first set of nutritional standards for other school food products.
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