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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Back to School: Meals that Support

By Jacquie Donohue, dietetic intern — University of Minnesota – The Emily Program.
Reviewed by Hannah Jastram, registered dietitian — Center for Family Development. 



As a teenager, I thought lunch was about laughing with my friends and taking a break from school. I really didn't know how important the food in my lunch was for my body and how it could help me do well in school. Had I known this, I may have made smarter choices when it came to what I packed or which hot lunch line I chose. This information from choosemyplate.gov can help you be sure your children are starting their school year off right.
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