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

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SchoolLunch,PhillyCheeseSteak

Unhealthy Choice: Philly Cheese Steak


This calorie-packed lunch is chock-full of over 40 grams of fat, more than 500 calories, and an unhealthy amount of sodium. This may be a lunchtime favorite for many children, but it certainly doesn't bring much to the table when it comes to nutrition and healthy eating.

Next: Try Instead: Cheeseburger

August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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