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Boise State Study Targets Unhealthy Food Choices In Schools

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As adults, we know how eating unhealthy makes us feel compared to healthier options. Sugar crashes, impacted sleep patterns, decreased focus at work are feelings many of us can relate to. 

So why doesn’t that logic extend to the food we feed our children in schools? And what happens when healthy standards are put in place? Boise State University Researcher Lindsey Turner joins Idaho Matters to talk more about a new study that looks at use of federal standards these questions.


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Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and podcast. She's always interested in hearing surprising and enlightening stories about life in the West. Have an idea for Idaho Matters? Drop her a line!