Dietitian gives advice on packing school lunches

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A recent report found parents aren't packing the healthiest lunches for their children to take to school. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

The first day of school is coming up and parents are advised to think healthier when packing lunches for their children.

A recent report from the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found most parents are not packing the healthiest lunches. The report found many parents were relying on high-calorie snacks and sweetened drinks.

Dietitians say parents should opt for fruit...

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