American children to be weaned from hot dogs to bananas

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 18 June 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1589
  1. J Roberts

    Since the second world war American children have grown up eating hamburgers, hot dogs, and chips, most of these eating habits being established by school lunches. But last week the United States Department of Agriculture announced that American schoolchildren were eating too much fat and sodium and too little fibre. It is proposing new rules for school lunches. If they are implemented schoolchildren will dine on low …

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