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Good Morning America highlights The Food Trust's school programs

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From Good Morning America

ABC News's Chief Health and Medical editor Dr. Richard Besser visits The Food Trust. "I went to Philadelphia where an innovative new program -- low cost. It's changing the way thousands of kids eat," Besser said. "They are switching from junk food to fruits and vegetables and at the same time making it seem very cool."

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Time Magazine: The Food Trust's programs are a remarkable success

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From Time Magazine

"The [Food Trust's] program has been a remarkable success: one part of it, increasing the availability of fresh fruits and vegetables in elementary schools, along with nutrition education, is credited with helping reduce the incidence of overweight students by 50 percent."

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First Lady Michelle Obama: The Food Trust works toward solutions

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First Lady Michelle Obama, July 20, 2011: “It’s about organizations like The Food Trust who have been studying this issue [access to healthy, affordable food], and creating models for how to solve it.”

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: The Food Trust is transforming the food landscape

"The Food Trust is transforming the food landscape one community at a time, by helping families make healthy choices and providing the access to the affordable and nutritious food we all deserve."

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