The Importance Of Nutrition Healthy Diet

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Udaypal Singh Mrs. Jones Expository Reading and Writing Course 3 November 2015 Lunch is one of the most important part of our daily diet as a teenager, and it is eaten by almost every student at school in cafeteria. Lunch meal suppose to give students energy to stay healthy and improve the immune system of our body. Is Washington High School providing a nutrition healthy diet? We have been informed in school that in order to maintain good health we have to eat nutritious food, but cafeteria does not provide much healthy food choices to select from at our school. Most of the food in cafeteria is fast food such as pizza, fries, and burger, and it is spreading obesity in teenagers. It is hard to believe that vending machines has much more healthier…show more content…
Our school has been neglecting the fact that cafeteria lacks of nutritious food, making hard for students to find vegetables and fruits. Students are getting addicted to fast food due to absence of healthy food in cafeterias. According to the survey at Washington High School 70 percent of the students often go to fast food restaurants for lunch. There is not much choice of healthy food outside of school, but if our cafeteria’s food doesn't change soon and does not provide healthy meal, we can assume this percentage will boost quickly. In their recent work, Waters and Heron have offered harsh critiques of government for failing to feed healthy food to children. In the article “No Lunch Left Behind” Waters and Heron argues that, “ Lunch Program contains some of the same ingredients found in fast food, and the resulting meals routinely fail to meet basic nutritional standard. Yet this is how government continues to ‘help’ feed millions of American schoolchildren, a great many of them from low income household.” It would not be wrong to assert that cafeteria is one of the fast food restaurants located in Washington High School, since it offers more than average calories a teenager student…show more content…
Some people still believe that students should have their own choices for lunch, but students hardly wish to eat healthy food. In order to get a change in cafeteria school have to provide fresh vegetables and fruits so every student can eat on campus. School’s cafeteria should only serve healthy food and must eliminate junk food completely, because if students have to choose from junk food and healthy food, junk food will always be their number one choice. we have to compel their mind to bring change in food. By creating healthy habits now, we can save our next generation from getting trap by dangerous
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