16 Oct '11, 12pm

Have Returning Students Seen a Real Change in School Lunches?

In general, these changes have been welcomed in a time when childhood obesity threatens the next generation. Today, one in three kids are considered overweight or obese, a rate which has tripled in the past tree decades, according to Michelle Obama's Let's Move Campaign. Schools should be sanctuaries that promote good, wholesome nutrition, especially considering the impact good nutrition has on a child's ability to stay focused and learn. I would love to see more of a focus on local foods and growing food right on campus with an obvious example being the Edible Schoolyard . I would also add that the next generation is worth more than a 4 cents per child increase, but this is certainly a good start.

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