Food banks adopting healthy food standards

Food banks adopting healthy food standards    

Published: March 5, 2013 

By Andrea K. Walker — Baltimore Sun

Food banks across the country are adopting policies to make sure the people they serve get nutritious meals, according to Yale research.The groups that help feed the hungry are concerned about the rise in obesity and other illnesses, even among those people who cannot afford regular meals, the researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity found.The study was published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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