Last week, Congress blocked proposed changes by the Agriculture Departmentintended to reduce childhood obesity by adding more fruits and green vegetables to school lunch menus.

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So yeah, now the sauce on pizza counts as a vegetable. Ri-f-ing-diculous, if you ask me. Tomato sauce has tomatoes in it, sure (technically a fruit, by the way), but it often comes loaded with sugar and sodium. And what about the cheese and refined-flour crust of most pizzas, huh?

What do you think about pizza sauce counting as a vegetable? 

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