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Pizza topping its way into the news

By on November 18th, 2011

According to an agriculture website called agday.org, Americans consume around 350 slices of pizza per second.  Pizza has become a staple in many school lunchrooms around the nation. It’s clear pizza is making its way into many stomachs, but now it’s also making its way into the news. Congress is fighting against some of the USDA’s proposals to make school lunches healthier, wanting to keep pizza on the menu. But at the end of the day, how nutritious is pizza really? Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Joanna Wise spoke with University of Florida Food Sciences and Human Nutrition Assistant Professor, Wendy Dahl, and she says the important factors are the “where” and the “how.”

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