School Food

SchoolFood

 

Anyone familiar with lunches served at most public schools knows that students are eating non-nutrient food, 5 days a week. Kids typically need half of their calories to come from lunch and for far too many, school lunch is a primary source of nutrition. Many students are overweight or obese and yet fruits and vegetables are not found in most school lunches. Sprayed, processed and preserved factory foods, low in nutrition but high in starch, fats and sugar are most common in public school food chains. Tune in to hear more about the movement to clean up school food.

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Links/ Info/ Sources

http://www.chefann.com/

http://www.ted.com/talks/ann_cooper_talks_
school_lunches.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/03/food-
hubs-connect-school-_n_1851863.html

http://localfoodsupportnetwork.com/category/wellness/
school-food/

http://www.farmtoschool.org/

http://freshlunches.com/

http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/slow_food/blog_post
/15_innovations_making_school_lunches_healthier_and_
more_sustainable/

http://www.rodale.com/school-lunch-programs

http://www.carighttoknow.org/tumors?utm_campaign=tumors&recruiter_id=39676&utm_
medium=email&utm_source=prop37

http://brownfieldagnews.com/2009/08/20/we-must-reform-
our-school-lunch-program/

www.nytimes.com/2012/07/18/us/school-menus-get-a-
fresh-look.html

http://healthyschoollunches.org/

http://healthyschoolfood.org/

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