Miami-Dade: Wellness Policy

Dr. Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, explains the wellness policy deals with what they serve in the cafeterias and the lineup of food and what is available in vending machines. "We have eliminated high sugar, carbonated drinks from vending machines, because it would be cynical if we don't offer in our cafeterias but in for-profit entities would be selling it to vending machines". The wellness policy is also about physical education, health and nutrition literacy, and preventive healthcare.

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