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Cathal Armstrong on school meals


Slimming down in America's schools is a goal which has gained new urgency as childhood obesity continues to rise. This week, Washington, DC passed one of strictest nutrition and physical education standards in the country, mandating low calorie meals and tripling the amount of time spent exercising.

Cathal Armstrong, chef and co-owner of the restaurant Eve in Alexandria, Virginia, talks to Katty Kay.


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