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Ten years ago, when you stepped up to a vending machine, your options may have included chips, candy bars, soda and gum. But snack dispensers have evolved (and nutrition initiatives have been put in place) so your diet may not be in as much danger the next time you walk into a breakroom with a crisp dollar bill to ease your mid-afternoon growling stomach.
Health professionals lie on both the “pro” and “con” side of the more nutritious vending debate – supporters say it never hurts to have better options, while those who oppose claim vending machines are only one brick in a mile-long wall of nutrition problems.
Besides populating break rooms, vending machines are also mainstays in school cafeterias. Currently, 27 states have rules about what can be sold in elementary school vending machines, the New York Times reports. So it’s no surpise that new companies are popping up to fill the space left behind by the machines that don’t fit the new food rules.
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