School concession stands offer nutritious alternatives

Healthy foods are helping improve sales at high school sports events.

Healthy foods made up almost 10% of total sales.

(NBC) - School concession stands are offering nutritious choices that can benefit your health.......and make money, too!

An Iowa high school booster club took a chance by adding apples, pickles, granola bars, and trail mix to their concession stand offerings. They also switched to healthier versions of their popcorn and nachos.

The gamble paid off.

Healthy foods made up almost 10% of total sales, and overall profits rose by 4%.

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