Argument Essay On School Lunches

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My major is nutrition and I decided to focus on school lunches because I think it has been an issue of whether they are good for children or not. The debate if whether school lunches give children all the nutrient needs is everywhere, from the parents to the presidents and the first lady of the United States. This issue applies to all individuals because we need to care about children since they are the future of this world. Children are a very important part and the future of our society’s work force and economy. Children are the ones who are very vital for deciding how the world is going to be after some years. So if one can do some good in the life of a child then there can be change, at least a small change, in the world to come. This change …show more content…
It could also help decrease their probabilities of adult hood obesity and the likelihood of diseases and cancers. One difference is that the articles focus only in schools, but the fact is that what’s wrong with school lunches is what is wrong with all the food we’re eating and, it’s not just in the schools. I believe that parents also make a good part of a child’s life and they are the ones that decide what children eat at home. Changing what we eat at home could also help in changing children’s lives and they could learn to make better choices when choosing what to eat. I think we can do a tremendous amount of good for kids across the country if we change school lunches and house food to healthier food. This can benefit children in the short and in the long run because they will be exposed and maybe become used to eating …show more content…
Not only children but society is also affected by this issue of childhood obesity. Children are the future of this world and we need to help them learn to be healthy so they grow as healthy adults. Extra pounds add extra risk for diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers, even among children which it might also bring social and economic consequences. I think another issue that society may be part of is that we are not informing children and parents the effects of obesity in the children. Lack of information is a part of this because kids do not know the effects that the food we eat have in our body and do not know what is and what is not healthy. Many families simply do not have the resources they need which includes time, money, and knowledge to buy and prepare nutritious food or be physically active every day. Low-income families, often have trouble affording healthier food and finding the time to cook it, and may live in the neighbors where not so much fresh food is offered. This is also an issue that we have in society that realest to why so many children are

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