School lunch: Is cafeteria food healthier than packed lunches?

School lunch: Is cafeteria food healthier?

With a reputations for serving "mystery meat" and other less-than-appetizing fare, the school cafeteria has gotten quite the bad rap over the years. Recently, though, cafeterias have changed their act--in part because they now must adhere to a strict set of health guidelines. In fact, believe it or not, school cafeteria lunches are now healthier than packed lunches. At least, that's the conclusion of a recent study conducted in the UK. According to the study, only 1% of packed lunches meet the required nutritional standards.

Would your kid's lunch be part of the 1% that meets nutritional standards? Find out more about school lunches in the below infographic.

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Is your kid's school lunch healthy?
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