Beef jerky, Rice Krispie treats and four varieties of Mazzio's pizza are a few of the À la carte choices in the lunchroom at Jenks High School outside Tulsa, Okla., where football is king and the players have royal appetites. But those items, plus the one-pint cartons of whole chocolate milk beloved by many players - average weight on the offensive line is 250 lb. - could be gone now that the federal government has issued new restrictions on fat and sodium offered during the school day, reports Time…"Just a typical unfunded mandate," sighs Jenks principal Mike Means as he...

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