School Lunch Program Analysis
School lunch regulations was created by the USDA to improve the health in americas schools. The USDA maintains the guidelines for school lunches. The school lunch program provides funding in the form of subsidies for schools that follow the posted guidelines created to improve the health of america …show more content…
The my food plate was the USDA and michelle obama 's response to the food pyramid. The my food plate was designed to show an ideal image of what your place setting should contain. It contained the 5 food groups and was published in all schools across america.
“MyPlate illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image – a place setting for a meal. Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your cup or bowl.”(“Myfoodplate.org”).
With Michelle obama’s involvement in the school lunch program schools have began to idolize foods that they would not normally highlight. Schools have strategically placed posters containing information on eating healthy and highlighting certain foods, like the famous “Got Milk?” Campaign. With involvement and help from government leaders like michelle obama and schools working together this is one of the many ways schools are improving students health better than they were twenty years …show more content…
Even though schools get extra funding for participating some schools decide that they do not want to participate. If school lunches improve students health then why would you not participate in the school lunch program. The answer differs from school to school. Some say they do not want the government controlling every aspect of their lives and some say they want to please the students. Please the students by giving them access to sodium enriched sugar packed meals that is slowly destroying their health and thereby their future.
As students mope around and complain how school lunches are so terrible and how the president should get rid of the regulations it is clear that school lunch regulations has helped not only improve students health but also inform them on how they should be eating. The answer is yes school lunch regulations has improved the health of students than when the first set of regulations were created. Today dieticians are informed and have more knowledge on what is healthy and what is not healthy for students to