Fried foods and soda on way out at Indiana hospitals

Healthy options are the focus as part of nationwide Hospital Healthy Food Initiative.

Feb. 22—Sugary drinks and fried food will soon be a thing of the past in IU Health hospitals across Indiana.

The hospitals are eliminating sugary soda and other drinks as well as fried food from their menu options as part of the “Hospital Healthy Food Initiative”—a nationwide effort organized by the Partnership for a Healthier America to promote better health.

Across the country, 155 hospitals are taking part.