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    Schools try using psychology to get kids to eat healthy

    Federal officials are turning to psychology in a new approach to get kids to choose healthier foods in the school lunch line.

    Some of the ideas include hiding chocolate milk behind plain milk, putting the salad bar near checkout, placing fruit in pretty baskets and accepting only cash as payment for desserts.


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    School cafeterias to try psychology in lunch line - KTTC Rochester, Austin, Mason City News, Weather and Sports






    Is it just me, or wouldn't a better plan be to just not offer cookies, candy, etc? Buncha jackasses.
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    I don't recall having candy available in schools when I was a kid, and if we left campus for lunch it was considered truancy.
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    We had a lunch period and that was it. Not to mention a real PE (Physical Education) period. Add in sports and I could eat anything and be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
    I don't recall having candy available in schools when I was a kid, and if we left campus for lunch it was considered truancy.
    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    We had a lunch period and that was it. Not to mention a real PE (Physical Education) period. Add in sports and I could eat anything and be fine.
    Both of these. I remember we would get excited if they actually had tator tots. That was like junk food
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    Both of these. I remember we would get excited if they actually had tator tots. That was like junk food
    Yep, and pizza day was something that EVERYONE showed up in the cafeteria for.
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    Well do I remember the "McRib" (not actual McDonalds) days... I used to highlight it on the calendar, it was just about the only real food we got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by APB View Post
    Well do I remember the "McRib" (not actual McDonalds) days... I used to highlight it on the calendar, it was just about the only real food we got.
    Our "barbecue ribs on a bun" were NASTY and super fake. Yech.
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