Persuasive Essay On Healthy School Lunches

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Imagine a school that has multiple healthy school food options, that is worth standing in line for. I think that all schools should have a healthy school lunch. It's very important to have nutritious school lunches so that we can be healthy and have energy during the school day.
I think we should have better and healthier school menus. Our school menus are very high in cholesterol and saturated fat. They are also very low nutrient rich vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes and fiber. If you start eating badly, than it can lead you to poor eating habits. If you have bad eating habits, than it can lead to obesity, diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. For example, according to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, “obesity in children and adolescents have tripled in the past 30 years. In 2007–2008 almost 17 percent of children and adolescents aged 2–19 years were obese.’’ Our school menu should also have healthier food options. I think that kids are getting bored of the meals at our school. This is why we should have better and healthier school menus. Our English …show more content…

One, it gives you energy for the day, and it is said to improve how you perform in school. SFgate says, “It is important to refuel children's glucose supplies with a healthy lunch. A healthy lunch can give children the energy they need to stay focused, pay attention in class, and learn the information presented to them in their classes after lunchtime.” Eating healthy when we are young, is very important when we are older as well. If we eat unhealthy habits when we are young, than we might have unhealthy habits when we are older. Eating unhealthy can also lead to diabetes and obesity. According to Colorado State University, kids who are overweight have higher risks of developing health problems, like diabetes, hypertension, and becoming obese adults. Healthy lunches with proper amounts can help create a healthy

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