30 Jan '11, 6am

For US soldiers, a healthy food revolution: Grapes, apples and melon slices get a healthy green label. Old stapl...

FORT BENNING (Georgia) - PIZZAS, sodas and doughnuts are off the menu at some US Army bases as new recruits are being weaned off fast food for healthier fare, which the military believes will make them better soldiers. The military's culinary revolution is on display at a mess hall at Fort Benning, Georgia, where the young troops, with their assault rifles slung over their shoulders, file past a breakfast buffet in silence. To help them choose a balanced meal, green, yellow and red labels indicate the nutritional value of each dish. Grapes, apples and melon slices get a healthy green label. Old staples such as scrambled eggs are still served, but with a yellow label, Bacon also qualifies as yellow, though it's turkey instead of pork. Cheese receives a red colour code, while pastries and cakes are nowhere to be found. The soldiers, most of them under the age of 21, seem to ...

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