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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Montgomery Public Schools, Maryland. This district encourages students to make the right choices by offering a wide variety of healthy foods. The school offers no less than four low-fat vegetable side dishes each day, as well as low-fat salad dressings and baby carrots. Students can choose from several healthy vegetarian options each day, like black bean burgers. The district also worked closely with the United Soybean Board to incorporate these vegetable-based protein items into their menu.

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