Student Well-Being

Laws Limiting Schools’ Junk Food Linked to Lower Student BMIs

By Bryan Toporek — August 15, 2012 1 min read

Students living in states with laws that limit high-calorie food and drinks in school were found to have smaller increases in body mass index (BMI) than students in states with weaker or no such laws, according to a study published online Monday in the journal .

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A version of this news article first appeared in the Schooled in Sports blog.