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Most Schools Meet New USDA Drinking Water Mandate; More Steps Needed to Encourage Consumption

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Caption: By making clean drinking water easily accessible to the over 30 million children participating in the National School Lunch Program, schools are taking the first steps towards decreasing the amount of sugar-sweetened beverages children are likely to consume; however, there is still a long way to go before kids are getting their daily recommended amount of water.

Credit: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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