Schools selling less candy, salty snacks

October 5, 2009 9:59:44 AM PDT
Fewer U.S. high schools and middle schools are selling candy and salty snacks to their students.

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the proportion of high school and middle schools that sell sugary and salty snacks dropped from 54 percent to 36 percent from 2006 to 2008.

The drop in schools selling soda was even more dramatic, dropping from 62 percent to 37 percent over the same two years.

The report is based on a survey of schools in 34 states.

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