National Academy of Sciences
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Institute of Medicine
National Research Council
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October 20, 2009

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The National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program should adopt a new set of nutrient targets and standards, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine, to meet children's nutritional needs better and foster healthy eating habits. The recommended targets and standards would bring the programs in line with the latest information on nutrition and child health and with current dietary guidelines.


Speakers:
Harvey Fineberg, Virginia Stallings