Did you know 1 in 3 public school children will be Latino in a few years?
Yet Latino students are more exposed to unhealthy food in and out of school than their peers.
Stronger school food standards and culturally relevant physical activity programs are needed to improve nutrition and activity in school, as well as before and after, for Latino and all kids.
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Kids spend most of their day at school. Here are ways you can help make their time, healthy time.
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Latino-majority schools often lack access to healthy food. But new strategies are rising to reduce sugary drink consumption and promote healthier food in school and afterschool programs!
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