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Schools and hospitals in North America are taking proactive steps to help fight diseases like diabetes and obesity by installing "healthy vending machines" that only dispense healthy foods and drinks. In Tennessee, healthy vending was implemented at the Vanderbilt Medical Center. Nearby, MLK High School also joined the healthy vending movement.
According to Katherine Hobson, a health writer for U.S. News, many items that people consider a ‘snack’ can actually pack as many calories as a meal. People who are watching their weight need to look at calorie content as well as nutritional value. Calorie per calorie, it is best to choice healthy snacks that provide essential nutrien