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New Food Pyramid and Sugar in U.S. Schools

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New Food Pyramid and Sugar in U.S. Schools

New Food Pyramid and Sugar in U.S. Schools

New Food Pyramid and Sugar in U.S. Schools

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's new food pyramids aim to help Americans make better eating choices. Commentator Kristal Brent Zook agrees it's time to re-evaluate what we eat, starting with the offerings in our public schools. Zook is a professor at Columbia University and a contributing writer for Essence magazine.