National School Lunch Program improves health of children in low-income households, study suggests

National School Lunch Program improves health of children in low-income households, study suggests
A recent study confirmed that the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) improves the health outcomes of children who reside in low-income households. The study of nearly 2,700 NSLP children found that the NSLP reduces the prevalence of food insecurity by 3.8 percent, poor general health by 29 percent, and the rate of obesity by at least 17 percent in its participants.

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