Nutrition’s Mary Beth Kavanagh discusses the fight against childhood obesity

‘Smart Snacks’ to oust junk foods from schools

The Plain DealerMary Beth Kavanagh, senior instructor of nutrition, discussed new snack standards in schools created to help combat childhood obesity. Kavanagh said the next step is to work on children’s food environment during rest of the day. “If we fix it at school and we don’t fix it at home, we’re not going to fix the problem,” she said.