Insuring a Lighter America Murphy, Kate. “Why Students Hate School Lunches.” nytimes.com. The New York Times Company, 26 Sept. 2015. Web. 08 May. 2016. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/27/sunday-review/why-students-hate-school-lunches.html?_r=0. Murphy sheds light on the issues illumined in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act enacted by congress which requires strict supervision over the nutritious quality of foods offered in schools nationwide. She compares America’s school eating guidelines to France’s—whose childhood obesity rates rank lowest in the western world. However, she finds that each country;s relationship with food is so fundamentally different from each other and describes how Americas main fault is neglecting to pass down basic …show more content…
The authors analyzed nervous databases to discover that school garden implementation has various benefits that extend beyond just improv-ing the health of its cultivators. The trouble is that the data used to defend this article belonged to too many sources and cannot constitute a bulletproof argument. This article is a good example of how our nation requires more attention on this topic if we hope to make any comprehensive or longitudinal change. When used in tandem, “School Gardens…” and “USDA School Meal Pro-grams…” provide the evidence for such a claim and alludes to the idea that this topic needs more leverage from the …show more content…
explore evident challenges that NSLP presents for food service staff in schools in Indiana. The article helps to express a range of reactions to the new regulations placed by NSLP in 2012. While the rising costs of maintaining fresh food options appears to be a unanimous challenge amongst schools in our nation, the results exhibit a variety of ways to ac-tively combat that challenge. The authors help the audience to think empathically by represent-ing comprehensive concerns from food service workers nationwide adjusting to the new guide-lines. This pathos appeal would strengthen the impact of my argument during the research pa-per. Using direct quotes from active food service employees effectively bring the pathos appeal full circle because it helps the reader to consider perspectives that aren’t their own. So it’s a little sneaky in it’s logic. The audience is forced to consider multiple solutions that could contribute to eating healthier without the fear of resisting current trends. Uncomplicated language and basic tables help to make this article universally applicable to readers who are not a part of the intend-ed
“The school lunch program, begun in the 1970s as a result of bipartisan federal legislation, has been by most measures an enormous success. For lots of poor families it’s become a way to count on at least getting one decent meal into their children, and when it disappears it’s catastrophic,” (page 224) In the essay “Schools out for the Summer” Quindlen writes about the problem of hunger in the USA.
Upton Sinclair, a socialist, and muckraker rallied public outcry for labor equity, he launched a consumer movement through the midst of a harsh stockyard strike from unfairly payed wage workers, socialist writer. He is best known for his novel, The Jungle which underlined the devastating exposé of Chicago’s meat-packing industry. A protest novel he published in 1906, the book as a result was quite the shocking revelation of incomprehensible labor practices and unsafe working conditions that were held in Chicago stockyards. The description’s spoken in Sinclair’s book issued the truths about diseased and spoiled meat processes that were not regulated until he exposed them. Sinclair wrote the novel to portray the harsh conditions and exploited
The author's opinion on school lunch guidelines is they are not working. The purpose of the article is to convince readers that the school lunch isn’t helping, and some evidence to prove it is” this month we visited a school in Suburban Chicago and found a shocking 46 boxes of pears in the trash” said Jim Allvol. This shows that the purpose of the article is to convince readers that the school lunch isn’t helping, and the school lunch guidelines are not working. Another piece of evidence to prove this is “ Schools tell us that they have seen a 50% increase in lunchroom trash.” said Kay McKeen. This shows that it doesn't work or meet the school guidelines and it doesn't help to fight obesity and Jim opinion was
His delivered with such a persuasion that caused me to understand, in a deeper sense, the devastation and deaths that caused by not having a healthy food diet. Jamie delivered his presentation with power and conviction as he acknowledges that he was not an American citizen; but he loved this nation and like the audience, he had children that should know the facts about food choices and how it affects longevity. He had statistic that identified the ranking of diseases that cause health problems and death due to unhealthy eating. Also, he displayed individuals who were obsessed and showed the type food they ate and also were feeding their family. Jamie persuaded and shared his vision by giving real time example of processes that can be used to obtain funds for education students in the school system; he stated that an additional $6000 is all that is required to support school programs to teach students healthy eating habits.
Zinczenko strategically uses emotional pathos through his example of obesity in children. Children are innocent in tone, therefore helping him explain that they are innocent in spite of the manipulation of the fast food industry. The author presents the issue of the lack of nutrition information in fast food. He’s not dissing the fast food industry; rather, he is stating the problem at hand that should be taken care of. He sympathizes with the fact that he too was once a kid whose two daily meals were from typical fast food restaurants.
“Don’t Blame the Eater”, written by David Zinczenko, is a short article discussing how fast food is the main cause of childhood obesity. This article came about in relations to two kids filing a lawsuit against McDonalds for making them fat. He begins his piece by sympathizing with these individuals because he used to be like them. Zinczenko then informs the reader of his background and how he fell into the category of being dependent upon quick and easy meals. In an attempt to provide a valid argument, he debates on how kids raise themselves while their parents are at work and that the nutritional values are not labeled upon prepared foods.
When people say “If you don’t like the school lunches, then bring your own.”, a lot of people get upset and sometimes angry because some people can’t afford to bring in food from home because some families are limited to what they can give their children when they come to school. Not everyone has the same income or benefits that other families might have. So when the school knows that not everyone can bring in lunch and knows that majority of the school doesn’t like what the students are being served, the school should be quicker than quicker to make sure that there is being a change in what the students are eating. Students understand that there is a food act that pretty much tells schools what to feed us and in what portion but there have been multiple occasions where food have came out cold and moldy. I know from
Intro Name:Jayson lostaunau in the article pro/con: Are our school lunches healthy enough by McClatchy-tribute news service the genera is real problems. The article is about the first lady's choice in making school lunches healthier.the thesis is we could have healthy lunch but we could have something else that is not so healthy but can keep us eating lunch,because if the lunch is nasty then we won't eat and get sick from not eating. If we have something that we like then we won't get sick. TAG Brief Summary b Thesis(Reason 1, reason 2, reason 3) Body Paragraph 1 Name:Esmeralda Prieto
When the dinner bell rings in America, many families are not flocking to the table, but running to the car and the call of the “Golden Arches”. In today’s over-scheduled world, food has now become an afterthought and America is paying the price, literally. Obesity is now an epidemic and a crisis that is not slowing down. The nation is not only paying the price with sky-rocketing medical bills from the effects of the American diet, but also with the deteriorating health of its citizens and for the first time in history, a generation with a shorter life expectancy than the generation before. Food today looks nothing like the food of just 40 years ago, and now instead, is making people sick and obese.
Additionally a 2013 study showed in "Applied Economics Perspectives and Policy" found that on an average school day, students who ate school lunch that had more fruits and vegetables than those who did not. School lunches are not nutritious. Recent data shows that while an estimated 30.6 million US students eat school lunches, only 6% of school lunch programs meet the nutritional requirements established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Although many school across the country are improving what they serve, most are still loaded with fried foods, soda pop and foods that are high in fats and sugars. Department of agriculture works with US government that administers federal programs related to food production and rural life.
Did you know that the biden-harris administration invested 80 million in grants for schools to invest in new food service equipment This topic about school lunches is important to discuss because we see that even though the food is healthier we see that a lot of the students don't eat it, and when their is smart slices of domino's we see that the lines in school are long, because it's something that people want to eat, While some argue that school lunches should not change, school lunches should be changed because they have small proportions and they are expensive. I think that the school lunches that they give should be changed, because the lunch is the biggest part of the day and a bad lunch can ruin it, even if it has to be healthy there's a lot of other stuff that is healthy in other stuff, also we see that sometimes the food is overcooked or undercooked, and it takes to long for you to get the food, and when you get it lunch is basically over, According to Sophia Lang “The high school I graduated from in Indiana consisted of a two-period, 45-minute lunchtime block. We had a number of lunch lines but people in them were never evenly distributed, resulting in lines that went up the stairs and through the doors. My friends and I complained frequently. When more than half of that time is spent waiting, the remaining time to eat becomes close to none,""School lunches encourage students to develop
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 life pursued by the average young person in America is fast paced and scheduled to the point of breaking. As time has progressed this time stretched life style has impacted the need for food that isn’t cooked at home or even at restaurants that cook with traditional methods. This coupled with the swelling number of households with either a single parent or two working parents has increased the reliance on the fast food industry and in turn increased the overweight and obesity rates in the country. In his article “Don’t Blame the Eater,” David Zinczenko addresses this topic and places the blame not on those partaking in these delectable dinners, but in the hands of the fast food industry and their lack of understandable labeling. Zinczenko’s argument is valid and strong due to his equal use of ethos, logos and pathos.
Alyssa Wells, an elementary school teacher, noticed her students behavior shift following the implementation of California’s Universal Meal Program in 2022. “The kids are eating way more and they’re more focused, eager to learn and they’re just happier,” Wells noted, “they’ve got one less thing to worry about.” Daniela Solis, a single mother to an elementary school student, spoke of the program’s benefits to her son. “It gives all students access to adequate and nutritious food at school, as it should have always been,” Solis stated. Sarah Medellin, a parent with two daughters in elementary school, says the program made it so her daughters could get nutritious foods without having to expend her time or resources; “sometimes there’s no time for breakfast and sometimes by the second week of the month I’m short on money to buy healthy stuff,” she remarked.
The quality and nutrition of lunch at Lawton Community Schools, and many other schools, needs to be improved. With recent changes been made to the nutritional standards in school lunches, it seems that schools are increasing nutrition, but decreasing quality. “A recent USA Today investigation found that the nation’s largest fast-food chains have higher quality and safety standards for the meat … than what the U.S. Department of Agriculture has for the meat used for the National School Lunch Program...” (Buffenbarger). The food we serve our kids across the country has regulations, but all in the wrong places.