Children's menus still laden with fat, sodium, and calories despite industry pledges

Via Scienmag | January 19, 2017

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"Some restaurant chains in the U.S. have added healthier menu options, but at the end of the day, what we're seeing is that little progress has been made to improve the nutritional quality of kid's menu offerings despite industry pledges," says senior author Christina Roberto, PhD, an assistant professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. "Moving forward, stronger partnerships between restaurants and public health experts will be needed to make more meaningful change and restaurants will need to be held accountable to their pledges."