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Kids Eat More Fruits, Vegetables When Schools Offer Salad Bar

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A new study has found that elementary schools can significantly increase the frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption among low-income students by providing a lunch salad bar.

The findings, published in the December issue of the international peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutrition, show that the frequency of students' fruit and vegetable consumption increased significantly -- from 2.97 to 4.09 times daily