Nutrition and Health Essay

899 Words Jul 17th, 2013 4 Pages
Nutrition and Health Programs tanisha sanders
Strayer University
ENG 115
Dr. Kirk

The Chairman of the state school board has asked you (a consultant on health and wellness), to write an informative piece about the recent changes to the breakfast and lunch program. The information will be used improve nutrition and health. The content will turn into a brochure describing the four major issues: economic situation, special needs, health of the population being served, process and benefits of the program. He asked you to include two visuals to illustrate the issues.

We know that there are several ways to help children, and one great way is to ensure they are properly fed. The hearts and minds of children cannot be fully engaged in
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This speaks volumes on about the nutritional facts considered.

Now you see so many issues with obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease risks, and poor bones health, - as well as the mental, emotional and social consequences these problems pose. La Rochefoucauld once said: “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art,” thus pointing to the actuality of a call toward reorientation of the people between eating and health. A healthy school nutrition environment encompasses more than just food and beverage choice in the lunch line. It will also; include appropriate meal scheduling, and serving times, food and beverage fund-raisers, physical activity and a generally message about eating and physical activity that students receive at school. Schools environments will promote healthy eating behaviors and active lifestyles if students and there their families are committed to : 1. Nutrition and physical activity, 2. High quality school meals, 3. other healthy food options, 4. A pleasant eating experience, 5. Nutrition education, and 6. Marketing consistent health messages.

Schools should try to influence a lot more students to eat healthy and have an active physical activity pattern. When a school is fully committed to a healthy nutrition environment, every member of the education team makes it their there number one priority every day to be healthy. To get started follow a few helpful steps that can help you in the process of improving the nutrition

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