Healthy School Vending Machines?

Answer A nationwide push to get empty calories out of schools is gaining momentum, while full-calorie, sugar-sweetened sodas are blamed as a cause of childhood obesity and junk food is a source of added f... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Healthy School Vending Machines

Are snack vending machines healthy?

On One Hand: Most Filled With Junk FoodAccording to MedScape, a 2004 survey by the Center for Science in the Public Interest found that over 70 percent of the items in public-school vending machine... Read More »

The Pros & Cons of Middle School Vending Machines?

Some schools debate whether or not vending machines should be allowed in the school. Some health experts and parents argue that these machines encourage children to eat unhealthy foods, while other... Read More »

High Sugar Foods in School Vending Machines?

Some schools across the country strive hard to provide healthy lunch options in the school cafeteria, while many others have work to do in this area. However, school nutrition does not stop at the ... Read More »

What are vending machines?

A vending machine is a large coin-operated tower that stores items, dispensing them to consumers when they insert coins. The machines usually hold drinks, snacks, sandwiches and other foods in smal... Read More »