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Restaurant kids meals haven't improved nutritional quality

Posted at 8:32 AM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 11:05:31-05

Researchers find that most restaurants are not improving the nutritional quality of their kids meal.

A new study looked at the menus at more than 150 chain restaurants participating in the "Kids Live Well' initiative.

They found most kids meals still exceed calories, fat and sodium recommendations, despite the voluntary pledge to offer healthier options.

The biggest culprit? Sugary drinks, like sweetened teas and flavored milks.

Those made up 80-percent of children's beverage options.