Fast food chains offer healthier options for kids

Nineteenᅠ fast food chains are buckling under pressure and have decided to offer healthier options for kids’ meals Chains like IHOP, Chili’s and Burger King have agreed to cooperate with the Kids Live Well program and offer a meal for children that is 600 calories or less “This is a great start to help empower consumers, kids and parents especially, with more healthier choices at restaurants,” said Robert Post, deputy director of the US Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, to McDonald’s, one of the nation’s biggest chains, has not agreed to participate in this program “We listen to our customers and continue to provide balanced menu options, including meals for our youngest guests,” McDonald’s spokeswoman Ashlee Yingling saidᅠto the