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What's on the Menu? Healthy Choices for Your Child's Hot Lunch

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Try Instead: Chicken Nuggets


Although this still isn't the healthiest of meal choices, chicken nuggets are a favorite among school children and are a little more diet-friendly than patties. Five chicken nuggets, the typical serving size at most schools, are around 250 calories. And with less than half of the sodium found in a chicken patty, your child won't be loaded up on salt either.

Get the recipe for your own healthy version of chicken nuggets to make at home.

Next: Unhealthy Choice: Chili Cheese Dog

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