US News & World Report (4/6, Esposito) reports a new study found that kids meals at fast food and full-service restaurants have reduced the meals’ calorie counts, but that they are often still high in fat and sodium. The study was published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. The researchers analyzed the menus at the top 20 US restaurant chains.
        HealthDay (4/6, Dotinga) reports the study found that 72% of the fast food meals and 63% of the sit-down restaurant meals studied met calorie guidelines, but only 32% of fast food meals and 22% of sit-down meals met guidelines regarding fat and sodium.