Kids put healthy lunch products to the test


 
 

Chicago Parent Staff

 

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Let's face it, when it comes to kids and food, looks matter. No matter how nutritious something is, kids will turn their nose up if the food looks "gross." Soupy peanut butter with no trans fat? They won't touch it. Blue chips? Can't talk the younger kids into it.

Knowing how tough kids can be when it comes to food, we decided to round up the healthy food choices out there and put them to the test with the toughest critics of all-kids.

Ten kids, age 3-13, chomped their way through wheat bread, organic jelly, chips with no trans fat. If it was out there, we found it and tested it. Here's how the lunch foods stacked up. Four stars rated top thumbs up from the testers-one star, take a pass.

Click here to view a slideshow of all the lunch products we tested.

 
 







 
 
 
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