In Louisiana, Among adolescents in grades 9 through 12, 18.0% were overweight and 14.7% were obese. Among Louisiana's children aged 2 years to less than 5 years, 15.5% were overweight and 12.5% were obese (CDC).
We should all be concerned about this issue. That is why we say Kudos to the USDA for demanding the implementation of the new USDA Smart Snacks Program in all schools. It will, no doubt, improve the lives of our children when it is implemented in July 2014.
With all of the press covering this growing problem, schools have now begun banning the sale of high sugar and high fat beverages and snacks. The USDA has mandated the "Smart Snacks Program" to be implemented by July 2014 . At N’ Joy Healthy Vending we can help you by providing healthy alternatives to the current array of artificial and fat-filled junk food items that are offered everywhere. We specialize in providing everyone with tasty & healthy vending options..
We subscribe to the Fit Pick TM nutritional criteria that support a healthy life style.
Interested in becoming a location for one of our N’Joy Healthy Vending machines? Fill out this form and see if you qualify. Join the crusade to start turning the tide in favor of healthy food options. From Schools & Universities to Businesses, we are dedicated to making a difference.