Quad City school districts focus on nutrition

Some districts have also changed vending machine options from pop to water, lemonade and reduced snack-size options.

QUAD CITIES, Iowa-Ill.—Schools in the Quad Cities are adding a new subject to their curriculum that’s all about what your student eats and drinks.

Now, more than ever before, school districts are focusing on nutrition.

On Thursday, March 6th, 2014, News 8 visited a school in the Illinois Quad Cities and a school in Iowa Quad Cities to see how they are adapting to new rules and regulations from the federal government.