Prompt: Do you think that a healthier school lunch program is a lost cause or can school lunches be both healthy and tasty? Be both healthy and tasty? Do you think that school lunches can be both tasty and healthy? I do, because if Rachael Ray can do it, schools can, too. I believe that school lunch can be both tasty and healthy because I know it 's not impossible.
Sugar is a food that gives your false energy, it is similar to coffee, they both are a wild ride of highs and lows. These foods are random, you can never tell at which point in time you will fall into a low and have a hard time thinking or staying awake. All of the meals in a child 's day consist of something processed or not healthy for the body, which led to bad sleep and lower energy. This is another reason to make school lunch purely health-conscious food. The lunch takes away from the pure processed diet kids are used to, and makes them feel better at the same
As seen, research was done on an alternative meal which consists of 690 total calories. The alternative meal was moderately easy to lower the calories at Chick-Fil-A. At times there is belief which there is no healthy, cheap food item on fast food menus, but if looked and searched healthier meals can be found. As we go to a fast food restaurant some strategies which would help lower total calories is staying away from meals which are fried and also sugary beverages. Sodas, and other sugary beverages can add up to more empty calories which are not needed in a healthy moderate diet.
Recently schools lunches have played a big factor in obesity with children. Every year the ratings go up due to school lunches many schools don’t take the time to actually make the lunch’s right. One of the main problems is that schools don’t provide enough fruit and vegetables (WhatsForLunch.com). Ann cooper and Lisa m. Holmes made it clear that the only reason why French fries are allowed in the school cafeteria’s is because they are baked. (WhatsForlunchNyc.com, 1) Researchers have found that another reason why school lunches effect children is because the school lunches don’t provide enough nutrients.
The “Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010” was created to decrease the percentage of obesity of children in America by creating healthy, nutritional school lunches which are provided for children during the school day. Not only are their more variety of fruits and vegetables, students are given more nutritional lunches to help promote development and growth in many areas such as cognitively and physically. It is important for educators and parents to understand that children need nutritional and healthy diets in order to develop. Not only is this act creating a healthier short-term solution by decreasing obesity, but it also is helping equip students with the knowledge and eating habits in order to stay healthy as they continue to
Children and breakfast: Studies show that children who eat a good breakfast do better in school than children who do not. Lack of breakfast or an inadequate breakfast may result in a nutritionally inadequate diet, influencing learning in a number of ways: The hunger resulting from skipping breakfast may cause children to exhibit: Nervousness Irritability Disinterest in learning Listlessness Lack of concentration Learning disabilities Behavioral problems Poorer language development Slower thinking Slower memory retrieval Poor memory retention Lower
Our school’s limited option of lunch beverages is disgusting. I’m of course referring to both the free milk they offer us and the drinks which can be purchased from their inventory of juices and healthy carbonated soda. Schools should offer students the decision to purchase and consume a wide variety of actually enjoyable beverages including those which may not be considered healthy. Whether the school installs vending machines or implements these drinks, students should have access to them because it helps students relax during a possibly difficult day at school, it should increase productivity and the quality of schoolwork, and it would probably improve the general student’s opinion of the school’s lunch. Okay, let me elaborate on my first point.
They came in fun patterned lunch boxes that were personal to the kid. Those kids who brought home lunches did not have as many healthy options as those students who ate school lunch. I saw a lot of chips, cookies, and fruit flavored drinks. I saw fruit filled with syrup, and very very few vegetables packed. Those who ate school lunch who try to bargain for the home lunches snacks and treats.
So it is better to have them along with some healthy foods like lentils, vegetables, and pulses. Spiceless food It is a myth that spices are bad for health. They are absolutely not so. Eating a healthy diet does not mean you have to eat bland and tasteless food. In addition to adding taste to food, they also help in burning calories and jump start your metabolism
It would be beneficial to consume regular meals in the morning, noon and evening and snacks such as sandwiches made with whole-wheat bread between meals and drink one glass of milk or eating whole-bread biscuits before going to sleep. *Can eating fruits after meal lower the sugar? It may lower. Fruit contain fructose. This may initiate reactive hypoglycemia.
It is spending money that we don’t have for a lunch with fruits and vegetables that we just throw away (4)”, students do not want just spend their money on food that is not even the half of the food they used to get in the previous lunch program, counting the price the lunches are higher and students are not happy with it. In addition, some students are choosing to get junk food, because the new federal lunch program do not appetize them “it was kind of ironic that we are downsizing the amount of food to cut down on obesity but kids are going and getting junk food to fill their hunger (6)”, so even if the federal is trying to involve the students to eat healthy, students would always pick the option more accessible for them, and that will fill their
Many say the food is dry and has bad portions. Sophie Henderson thinks it is worth the money for bagels but not the other choices. In conclusion, the school district has made major changes to the school lunch program to save money, but those changes have changed students thoughts on the quality of the
Every now and then when eating a cheeseburger or chicken nugget one will bite and chew and there will be something hard like a rock, most possibly bone, in his or her food. Most items are undercooked or over cooked as well. Pizza may be burnt while the fries are soggy and flimsy. A better quality menu may help students in the long run as well. There would be healthier options which would mean less fats and grease which would help with child weight issues.