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High Schooler Says 'No One Should Have to Eat Alone"

Steve Hartman CBS News
Denis Estimon spreads the message of "We Dine Together." When Denis Estimon, a Haitian immigrant, came here in first grade, he felt isolated -- especially at lunch. In high school, he started a club called "We Dine Together" and is now opening chapters in schools around the country.

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U.S. Government Eases Sodium and Whole Grain Standards for School Meals

Harvard Chan Editors Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
A new proclamation by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture partially rolls back the stronger school nutrition standards in place since 2012, allowing states to grant exemptions for serving whole-grain rich products, and delaying any of the upcoming requirements to lower sodium levels until after 2020.

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Short Lunch Periods, Less Healthy Eating

Todd Datz Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Many students have lunch periods that are 20 minutes or less, which can be an insufficient amount of time to eat.
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