What’s in the lunchbox?

Most packed school lunches are less healthy than school meals,
according to the Food Standards Agency.

A survey of 556 home packed lunches for children from 24 primary
schools across the UK found that children were eating as much as
twice the recommended amount of sugar and nearly half their daily
recommended salt limit.

Nine out of 10 contained food too high in sugar, fat and sugar.
Fewer than half contained a portion of fruit, and only one in five
met the current national standards for school meals.

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