Kids LiveWell program now rolled out to 50,000 restaurants
By Elaine Watson
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To be fair, many restaurants are already working harder to provide better options, especially for kids, said National Restaurant Association senior director, nutrition, Dr Joy Dubost, who developed the fast-growing Kids LiveWell initiative.
The standard - to which more than 150 brands and 50,000 outlets from Applebee’s to Arby’s now adhere - sets standards for kids’ meals that encourage firms to provide more whole grains, lean protein, fruits and veggies; and less sugar, sodium and unhealthy fats.