McDonald’s Will Fight Childhood Obesity With New Value Meals and 2 Other Dow Movers To Watch
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Joining with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a non-profit group made up of the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association and organized to combat childhood obesity, McDonald’s will start offering side salads, vegetables, or fruit instead of fries with value meals in 20 of its biggest markets, comprising over 85 percent of world sales, reports The Motley Fool. Along with offering a side salad, fruit, or vegetable substituting for fries in value meals, McDonald’s pledges to promote and market only milk, juice, and water with its Happy Meals. McDonald’s said that it will also target all of its marketing activities to children with a concentration upon nutrition or well-being.