A lunch can only be so healthy before you do not get all of the ingredients your body needs to survive. Another example is, if you change the students school lunch, and make it healthier you should do that to the teachers as well. Students do not like new changes just as much as teachers don't. The school will have a big drop in money because the students will eventually stop buying the school lunches, because they do not like what they are eating and paying for. I also believe that we should be able to pick and choose what we like to eat or what we want to eat because we are paying for the meal.
In the article “Are Our School Lunches Healthy Enough”,by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. The First Lady Michelle Obama’s Campaign to make school lunches healthier. One reason, that it is good to make school lunches healthier is that some parents are paying for unhealthy school lunches that their kids are eating. Another reason, that it is good to make school lunches healthier is that 1 in 3 kid are overweight or obese. The last reason, is that it is not good to make school lunches healthier because the government is ignoring parents and saying that parent can’t make the healthy choice for their children.
Although changing the school lunch to a healthier, better option would be a good idea, you should not change the lunch from what it is now. Even though the kids would be eating healthier, most of the kids that eat lunch now would not buy the new lunch, also kids not buying the new lunch means not as much money comes into the school, and if you want kids to be healthier all you have to do is give them more time to be active. To begin with, if you changed the lunch at school a lot of the kids that eat lunch now would not eat lunch if you changed it. The new lunches would not taste as good as the lunches they serve now. Taking away some of the kids favorite foods is not a good idea.
There are plenty of bad side effects that can happen when eating “bad” school foods. Some effects include poor brain function, poor sleep, mood problems and many more that correlates with eating non-healthy foods. In an article I’ve read it said, The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System did a study and nearly fourteen percent of High School students are obese and sixteen percent were overweight. In the book called, Fed Up With Lunch, a school teacher forgot her lunch from home so she went and grabbed cafeteria food. Later on she was sickened by the food she and her students have received.
Some kids rely on school lunch as their only food for the day. School lunches should be healthy and filling to benefit students. School lunches in the U.S. are some of the worst in the world, this should be improved to benefit students. By improving school lunches it can improve kids performance in class and have them be more productive. By eating a balanced breakfast and lunch it keeps your metabolism going all day.
In Anna Quindlen’s essay, School’s Out for Summer, she discusses what a huge problem child hunger has become and how it affects thousands of families across the nation. Anna’s essay informed the reader of how the problem still exists, and how people are taking steps to prevent and end child hunger. Anna provides the reader with evidence from food banks and summer programs that hunger is still a major problem in the United States. “During the rest of the year fifteen million students get free or cut-rate lunches at school, and many of them get breakfast too.” Ultimately, this shows that many families across the nation cannot afford to feed their children adequate meals three times a day. During the summer months, Anna states that “only three
in spite of this, it is not effective enough to solve the problem of childhood obesity. On the surface, the restructuring of the NSLP seemed like a great idea. After all, who is against serving healthier food? However, concerns exist regarding if changes can happen in childhood hunger in the U.S. due to these new regulations from the HHFKA. The possible consequences are schools are faced with higher expenses due to these requirements, in response some schools have opted out of the NSL, so they do not need to follow the new rules (Turner & Chaloupka, 2014).
After all, education should come first at schools. Schools don 't want to charge for sports, but many have to. " This shows that the schools spend more money on our school supplies so that we can learn but when it comes time to get sports equipment it 's time for parents to help. In the text, it said “ Gary Frisch, a school
The kids stomachs are desperate but not desperate enough to eat the school lunch.The Healthy slop makes stomachs quiver in fear. Michelle Obama has put into use the Hunger, Hunger free Kids Act, that will help feed kids from low income families with healthy lunches . Some people suggest that the new lunches are healthier with less salt and fat; however, they fail to recognize kids are disgusted by the food given to them and sometimes throw most of it away. Therefore, Parents should not agree with the new school lunch requirements Admittedly, some people think that kids are getting the required amount of nutrition. They also think this is a low cost way to feed their kids.
Starting food drives, having a sign-up sheet for people who want to help for different causes, or donating clothes the families don’t use can be done in school and would be helpful to the community. Doing those things would be better than forcing a student to volunteer. Say a student has a scholarship to his or her top college and they don’t have time to volunteer. That would affect their entire college opportunities and, perhaps, career. Volunteering shouldn’t be forced, hands down.