2/5/14 Regarding: School lunches and Nutritional Education at CVHS Waiting in a crowded lunch line just to know that you’re going to get food that you’ll most likely not enjoy isn’t a pleasant experience. Being pushed around and shoved to get an unappetizing school lunch is a problem itself. On the other hand, the problem with school lunches is the fact that the food itself is 99.7% of wondering. Students wonder what is in their lunch because there isn’t a packaging label. I’m currently attending Central Valley High School and I am aware that the school lunches will contribute an unhealthy diet.
School teaches our children math and science so why not teach them how to take care of themselves and eat healthfully. Although dietary guidelines are being met they seem to be excessive in what they are feeding students each week. (The lack of nutrition in school lunches is one of the main causes of childhood obesity.). Unless something is done we will be stuck in a lose-lose situation where the
Some kids would rather bring their own lunch than buy it at the school. As kids get older, they become more aware of their bodies and health concerns some of the other students have. According to an article called America’s Unhealthy Lifestyle by Ellyn Sanna in 2006, if a kid is overweight, he may have a possibility of diabetes and asthma. About half of the food a student eats in a day is at school. Parents have to share the blame for unhealthy food choices their children make.
New Changes to School Lunch Menus Ciera Jimerson Strayer University Dr. Jeff Kersh ENG115 August 19, 2012 One of the biggest epidemics in this country is children being overweight. As adults we are here to guide and educate children on the benefits, and how important it is to keep our bodies healthy. We have created a new menu for school lunches to ensure children are getting more fruits and vegetables. Changing the menus to school lunches will allow children to lead healthier lives and can also increase life expansion. Lack of nutrition can cause obesity, poor academic performance, and an increase in diseases.
Brody Janusz VanSickle ENG 151 11/5/14 McHenry County School Lunches Needs Change Eating highly fatty and unhealthy foods for lunch doesn’t seem like the most appropriate way to go about your eating habits, but according to the majority of McHenry County public school lunches it is perfectly acceptable. There is clearly a problem when fried food items and questionable “meat” come before fruit and vegetables in student’s lunch options, which are specifically designed to hold a good nutritional value. Instead of supplying students with pizza, bosco sticks, chicken by-products, these should be replaced with organic goods that consist of high counts of protein and vitamins that are recommended for a healthy lifestyle. The school lunches in
The child obesity rate is 12% and is a quickly rising crisis across America. One of the most commonly blamed sources for this is the lunches and other foods served at school. If this is such and issue, why can't we have better lunch at school? From personal experience lunches at school can get pretty disgusting. One example is the pizza.
Throughout the years children of all ages have become obese from the lack of nutrition, as well as exercise. The government is calling for dramatic changes in school meals, including limiting french fries,sodium and calories and offering students more fruits and vegetables. Some benefits of consuming whole grains as part of a healthy diet
The current California lunch policy is not effective in changing student perspectives about nutrition and health. The current California lunch policy is not effective in some reasons. First kids will just bring their own lunches because it is hard to get rid of old habits, eating junk food. “After California government changed their policy of lunch system, students in Sonora High School bring their own lunches and they are even worse food than other junk food they used to sell. Inside of students bag, There werebag of Hot Cheetos and Doritos.
Fast food offers convenience to people with busy lives and often time’s parents chose poor options for their children. “children who eat fast food tend to consume more total calories, drink less milk and eat fewer fruits and vegetables and less fiber than those who do not, according to a study published in the January 2004 issue of the medical journal Pediatrics,” (New York Times, (2010) article pg. 3) Children who consume fast food consume more calories and sugar and often times done get essential vitamins and minerals because there is an absence of fruits and vegetables in their