10 healthiest school lunch plans

Published On: Aug 29 2012 10:21:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 12:02:24 PM CDT

Some schools around the country are now dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that too many students don't want healthy meals and that the cafeterias were losing money. But some schools remain healthy. Check out a list of 10 of the healthiest school lunch plans in the country.

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Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia. Registered dieticians plan all school meals to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The school system also plans to eliminate all trans fat from its lunch menus. In addition to offering several vegetarian entrees each day, students also have a daily vegan option. Students can choose from fare like hummus, whole grain breadsticks, veggie burgers and salad. A daily selection of fresh fruits and vegetables with dip are also available to students. Nondairy beverages like soymilk are offered as well.

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