Over recent years, the United States obesity epidemic has increased in abundance to the point where an individual should be worried about making healthier life choices. Eating habits are an immense reason why our health has changed for the worse since the 70s. People die young due to developing obesity related diseases. Diseases occur from choices people make, what one decides to eat, and how much an individual decides to eat. Studies show the life expectancy for an unhealthy person who chooses to eat a bigger portion size, often less than the average individual who keeps a balanced way of eating. An individual is at fault, choosing to eat unhealthy or not, yet fast food restaurants can make a change when advertising fast food, providing the
In the United States there are many children and adults that go hungry, due to financial problems. With the economy and how high cost of living is, it’s hard to provide, food for the family. The results of hunger on children in America are not having the right nutrition, can have serious implication for a child’s physical and mental health. Also food insecurity is harmful to all people, but it is particularly devastating to children.
Have you ever wondered if you could ever change the school lunches in the Public schools? Well you’re not the only one, many other people thought about changing the way you eat at lunch and started to change it. Some trials have failed but some have succeeded at the trail for their public school. But some administrators what it to come to all schools, for the fact that they are losing money because kids stopped eating lunches at school. The school lunches impacting more than just the schools money, it’s impacting the students education and after school activities just like sports teams.
The government has been taking more and more control over what we have been consuming. They have too many worries going on in America to try to judge us on how we eat. The government shouldn’t have any involvement in how we eat and what we need to do to limit obesity in America.
For the past few years in the United States school lunches did not have healthy programs that could help kids with their nutritional balance, now in days the government create a new program that can help school to have a better nutrition. School lunch’s in the United States need to be healthier, they are critical for the wellbeing of the majority of people from 6 to 18, and also set the pattern for a healthy life style throughout adulthood.
Determining the healthiness of food being served to students during school lunches is a very important subject. Although eating healthy is important it should not be the only factor contributing to whether or not taking away students favorite school lunches is beneficial. I don't believe that it is a good idea to take away students favorite school lunches and replacing them with all healthy foods is a good idea because of these three reasons. One, the cost of the healthier food, two, the student environment and mood of the school, and three, the fairness to the students whose only meal is the lunch they receive at school. Some people may argue that school lunches are not healthy enough and need to be changed to foods that are more nutritious.
Anna Quindlen, author of “School’s Out For Summer”, noticed there was a problem of child hunger in America. “If there was, we would know about it. We would read about it in the paper, we would see it on the news. And of course we would stop it. In America.” (Paragraph 1 of “School’s Out For Summer”) But does that seem to be the case? Anna Quindlen discusses the problem of child hunger in America and her argument, while using her own evidence to persuade readers that this problem actually exists.
Has everyone known that many elementary school students feel anxiety and stress whenever they take quizzes and exams every school year? Do students who consume large amounts of unhealthy foods receive lower standardized-test scores? In recent years, “standardized test scores have been the dominant metric for measuring what public-school students know and are able to do” (Anderson 1). According to an article in The Atlantic, “Do Healthy Lunches Improve Test Scores?,” Melinda D. Anderson discusses the main issues of elementary students’ current health and academic progress. Throughout the well-written article, Anderson successfully utilizes language to argue about the benefits of elementary students’ healthy lunches, establishes her credibility,
I believe that the lunch menu at schools should not change to a more healthier lunch. In fact, it would most likely cause a lot of issues between parents and the school board. Students would not like the fact that all their favorite foods are gone. Also, students would start packing their own lunches at home and bringing their packed lunch to school. Some kids might just go without eating all together. Teachers could start to complain or the lunch lady's about the lunch change. Another thing is the school could get a bad name or reputation if enough people complain about it to. If the menu is not changed it would save a lot of trouble in the long run. People think the menu should change due to obesity, obesity has nothing to do with healthy
In the nonfiction article, “ Are Our School Lunches Healthy Enough?” by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. This article is about how the first lady wants to change school lunches to be healthier for children although the school nutrition do not like her campaign. Michelle Obama’s program should be banned because the school’s lunch is already healthy enough for example, some people are grossed out by the school lunches, some are disappointed, and some say parent can not be trusted.
School lunches are important for which reasons? This depends on who is concerned. Celebrity chefs have made a point to improve the health of school lunch. Cafeteria managers and school administrators are more concerned about effectively doing their job rather than what a lunch offers for the health of young minds. Different opinions have shown new light on how the ineffective school lunch has created a society that views food for all the wrong reasons.
Childhood Obesity Kirstyn Sommers Indiana University Kokomo Childhood Obesity Parents would do anything to protect their children if they were to be in danger, when it comes to food this is a different story. Most parents think cereals, fruit snacks and happy meals are okay for their children to eat if only they
Throughout the entirety of our long line of presidents, there has not been a First Lady who could even compare to the awe-inspiring icon that is Michelle Obama. Not only is she a highly-regarded role model for women and children everywhere, but she utilizes her fame and power to create
As I walked in at my daughter’s school cafeteria, I saw different scenarios. For instance, I sat next to her and her friends who were having a great time; they were talking about their classes and such. On the other side of the cafeteria, sitting on another table, I spotted a little boy. He was sitting alone, and in front of him I saw a sack lunch. That specific meal (if we can call it a meal) is a cold lunch. In addition, the lunch is consisted of one ham and cheese sandwich, an apple and a milk. It comes in a brown paper bag and we all know that the child eating that type of lunch, certainly cannot afford to buy a meal from school.
Cafeteria food in schools is made to be healthy for students, but is it really healthy for students if they think it is foul and do not want to eat it? Should schools change the healthy foods to foods that students would actually want to eat? School food’s job is to be healthy and tasty to get the students through their day, but sadly school lunches tend to miss the mark on both accounts. Public schools rely on money from the government to supply food to their students, but due to several cutbacks the thing served in the cafeteria is hardly food at all. We all know the stereotypical school food mystery meat Monday or a slab of grey mush and sadly that is not too far from what it is in reality. Even with the “healthy” options most school supply is packed with harmful preservatives and chemicals that harm our youth from buying the cheapest possible edible green thing. As a country does not seem to want to invest into healthy and better futures for our young people.