A look at Disney's new nutrition guidelines

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Posted: Jun 05, 2012 6:00 PM
A look at Disney's new nutrition guidelines

The Walt Disney Co. says it will ban junk-food ads on its TV channels, radio stations and websites aimed at children by 2015. Here's a glance at the nutritional guidelines foods will need to meet.

The guidelines note the maximum allowable limits for foods per serving:

_ Breakfast cereal (1 ounce by weight): 130 calories, 10 grams of sugar, 200 milligrams of sodium.

_ Snacks (1 ounce or 30 grams): 150 calories, 6.25 grams of sugar per 100 calories, 220 milligrams of sodium.

_ Juices (8 ounces): 140 calories, no added sugar, no added sodium.

_ Yogurt (4 ounces): 120 calories, 15 grams of sugar (sodium limit not applicable).

_ Complete meal: 600 calories, 2.5 grams of sugar per 100 calories, 740 milligrams of sodium.