Perryville day care joins 'Eat Smart' program through health department

Little Pirates Learning Center recently adopted new guidelines for meals and snacks.
Little Pirates Learning Center recently adopted new guidelines for meals and snacks.

PERRYVILLE, MO (KFVS) - A Perryville day care is being recognized for its commitment to providing kids with healthier meals.

Little Pirates Learning Center recently adopted new guidelines for meals and snacks. They offer more fresh fruit and vegetables, more whole grains and less processed foods.

The center is now a part of the "Eat Smart" program through the Missouri State Health Department.

The program also encourages teachers to eat with the students and help the children make good food choices.

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