10 healthiest school lunch plans

Published On: Aug 29 2012 11:21:59 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 28 2013 01:02:24 PM EDT

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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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, North Carolina. The school district consistently keeps things healthy for its students. Vegetarian choices appear on the menu daily, including entrees like black-eyed peas with rice or spaghetti with marinara sauce. The district puts nutrition education into action with gardens in several of the schools. Students help maintain the gardens and are also encouraged to take home some of the crops.

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