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“The U.S. armed services have been stepping up their efforts to improve the health and fitness of their personnel, and vending is in the forefront of the tools being employed in this attempt. Two years ago, fueled by first lady Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity push, the U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Health System launched a campaign requiring all branches of the armed forces to encourage service-members to make more informed nutritional choices by making better options available to them everywhere they eat. The program updated nutrition standards military-wide for the first time in 20 years, bringing more fruits, vegetables and whole grain foods to mess halls and cafeterias, and foods lower in fat and sugar to vending machines. – See more at: http://vendingtimes.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=737C17AB0E09499F90660557C93983AD&nm=Articles&type=Publishing&mod=Publications%3A%3AArticle&mid=8F3A7027421841978F18BE895F87F791&tier=4&id=2C5644D7D43F421C990E50A4A32CC984#sthash.loNDqnZO.dpuf“