Chain Restaurants Slim Down Their Kids Menus

Staff Writer
At least 19 national chains are adding healthier menu options for children
Fast Food Kids Menus
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Fast Food Kids Menus

This morning more than 19 restaurant chains across the country announced that they will be adding new healthy meal options to their kids menus. Major national brands such as Burger King, IHOP, and Friendly's are taking part in this initiative spearheaded by the National Restaurant Association in an attempt to make ordering healthy choices easier for parents. 

The chains participating in the efforts are being asked to design at least one menu item that is 600 calories or less and includes a side dish that has less than 200 calories. The NRA is also