Nutrition Turned Upside Down and Backwards: Pizza is the New Vegetable

In the fashion world, you often hear “pink is the new black” or “(insert color here) is the new black.” It’s because black is the basis of fashion – the standard, if you will. You can always count on black to be fashionable. It’s just right – in any situation.

Well, according to Congress, who has betrayed American children’s health once again, “pizza is the new vegetable.” Yes, you read that right. Pizza, for the purposes of school lunch programs, is now considered a vegetable . . . thanks to its meager swipe of tomato paste.

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