Wednesday, February 01, 2006

NYC banning whole milk

NY news:
But children today are fat, or at least too many of them are, and to cut the risks of obesity, diabetes and other health problems, New York City -- the nation's largest school district -- has decided to cut whole milk from the menu. ...

One percent and skim milk, though historically less popular, will still be served, and, to the great relief of many young palates, chocolate skim milk will remain an option in most schools, ...
This is more proof that a lot of people have kooky ideas about nutrition. My local school only serves 1% milk. Claiming that chocolate skim milk is healthier for kids than whole milk is a little strange.

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