School Food Persuasive Research Paper

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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. The Government may have control over our meals and diets, but they also don’t understand it is recommended for men to consume 2,700 calories and 2,200 for women. The average school lunch has 750 to 850 calories. “Spending millions of dollars, also limiting the portions” (Daniel). They may spend fortunes on our food, but none of the food they provide is nutritional. From an athletes perspective it’s also hard to practice at a full potential. Some people don’t go…show more content…
For all the cuts that have been made to school foods, six percent has not been a big decrease. School lunches don’t provide any nutritional value for the kids. The purpose for a school lunch is to provide kids with a dependable lunch that has good proportional amounts and nutrition value. The obesity rates need to drop higher and faster in the next ten years if they want to make cuts out of our meals and the meals need to be proportioned to size. The government may have cut down on the obesity mass around the world, but some people go home hungry because they only get provided the school lunches. But, some people are starving because the low cut down. Some people would rather be fat than to be starved to death. People need their food to fulfill their daily body needs such as calorie count above 1,500. Also, a good source is a protein to keep their body running. Therefore, the government shouldn’t have any say in what we eat or what nutritional values we take in. One reason is that we don’t get enough nutrition. Another reason is that some kids go home hungry because they don’t get enough income from their homes to afford food. Lastly, obesity rates have only dropped a slight amount which is not enough to make a difference. Keeping the government out of what we eat could benefit our future in nutritional
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