They say ever since she has wanted healthier food in schools they started serving foods that do not look edible and gross. Many programs are trying to make healthier school lunches because it is the main cause for child obesity. The school lunches are super unhealthy for the kids because they have a lot of sodium, fat, and sugar. Schools should cut down on all the sweets they give the children also because that cause a lot of health problems. One of the main things schools need to do is to stop adding so much salt on to the meals because salt is super unhealthy.
These problems can be fixed by doing some things like restrictions, monitoring, and SNAP rules and regulations be revised. First off, food stamps allows more people to become obese. Food stamps does not have any guide lines on nutrition. This means that families can by unhealthy foods like cookies, donuts, and soda. Also food stamp participants can use there food stamps to buy food from McDonald's.
3.Suggest ways that our society as a whole could reverse or improve the statistic in a positive way for each of the statistics listed in #1. (You should list a minimum of 5 suggestions.) 1) Cut down on eating fast food 2) Get better food in school cafeteria 3) Spreading the word of obesity and how dangerous it is 4) Tell parents to feed their kids healthier foods 5) Make PE harder to make obese kids
TO: Boyertown Area School District FROM: DATE: April 12, 2009 RE: A Proposal to bring more health-conscious meal choices to each schools menu PURPOSE We Propose a cost-effective solution to a nation-wide problem at the school age level of Unhealthy Lunch choices. There has been an increase in: Child-hood obesity, mal nutricion, heart disease, and diabetes. We would like to propose a healthy food and beverage service to your school district. We would not only provide for your students but also your valued teachers as well. Our facility is prepared to work with your establishment to create the most healthful lunches for your faculty and students.
Parents are the ultimate authority when it comes down to what their children eat. Of course they can’t all always see what their children eat, but if they teach them healthy eating habits they’re less likely to go for the wrong food choice. (junk food) “encourage these kinds of simple polices in the home, they might make some progress against the purveyors of fat food and cholesterol.” (Wientraub paragraph 6) Parents tell their children what to eat from birth they might as well teach them healthy eating habits. Exercise should be an essential part of life. Parents should teach their children good exercise habits as well.
This increase in whole-grains, fruits and vegetables and reduction in sodium are more in line with recommendations from healthcare professionals, who were concerned about the amount of calories and fat previously found in school lunch menus. According to the article, “Cafeteria Wars,” a decrease in funding for school lunches under President Reagan in the 1980s led to an increase in the use of cheaper, processed foods in schools. As a result of these changes, many fast-food companies, such as Taco Bell and McDonald’s began selling their products to
They increase their levels of sugar, sodium and fats. The central focus should be on their diet. Many people, including those who work for those major snack companies such as Nabisco and Hostess, state that eating junk food is fine, just as long as one exercises daily to burn off the calories. However, they don’t say that indulging in the snack may have consequences later in life such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, sleep apnea, and asthma. Therefore, the focus should be more on the diet of the child rather than exercising.
The easy way out to being healthy and eating right for ones body, fast food has plagued the nation especially with diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and even strokes or heart attacks. A question is now posed of whether or not fast foods should be fed to children, in substitute of their regular lunches at school. These kids are what seem like innocent victims because of their naivety towards the real problems with fast food. The problems with this quick fix in school cafeterias are that students would become obese, they would develop bad habits, and that the school would be advertising for these companies. “More than 70 percent of obese adolescents retain their overweight and obese condition even during their adulthood” (What Are Children Munching On?).
America has increased in childhood obesity. By minimizing fast foods restaurants such as McDonald’s, Burger King and Taco Bell and enforcing physical activity on a day to day basis such as running and working out, obesity can come to an end. Decreasing childhood obesity means providing a healthier life style for kids, whether food wise or physically active. Providing is giving, maintaining and making life genetically and environmentally better for children. Children in America have bad habits and food choices, which are influenced by their parents hereditarily and environmentally such as my little cousin Grecia.
Not only does past contain more calories but it also contains more unhealthy fat. It is also high in sodium. An average human needs a certain amount of salt in their body per day, however when eating fast food the person eats more salt then they are supposed to. Fast food also contains a lot of chemicals and additives that make the food not spoiled or look better. All the additives in our foods have been extensively tested before being added to our food, but it still makes sense to limit the amount of artificial chemicals we ingest.