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    Proposal for Reforming the Current Structure of School Lunches Situation: In all of the high schools around the world there are disappointed students because of the kind of cafeteria food that is being served daily. Some students are not eating the breakfast and lunch that they need simply because of the unpleasant food the schools serve. Another issue is the amount that they are serving. I know you have to have enough for everyone but what are they doing with the leftovers? Throwing them away…

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    A common debate in schools is what options should be provided for lunch. The school administrations and parents often want their students to be served healthy lunches, but students typically prefer unhealthy alternatives that taste much better. Although unhealthy school lunches appeal more than healthy lunches, I think it is a better idea for nutritious meals to be served during the school day. High schoolers are usually able to make their own conscious decisions about what food they eat, so…

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    at school. Eating lunch increases our metabolism and gives us energy throughout the day. So, why do you order a pizza, a hot dog, a chicken sandwich? Does your head turn in the direction of the big gooey chocolate chip cookie or a fresh salad? The truth is most students will choose the unhealthy foods for their school lunches. And this is one of the biggest problems in today’s schools. We are suggested to eat healthy but cannot constantly do that with the selections that are offered in school…

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    The Issues Within School Lunches Although education is traditionally based solely within the classroom students should not be limited on the attention that they obtain throughout the day including during lunch time because due to the lack of proper food education scholars everywhere are being deprived of proper etiquette and knowledge about nutrition and other everyday aspects about a healthy life. Education as a whole is an extremely important aspect of children's lives and parents as well as…

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    Have you ever wondered what food schools serve students at lunch? Well many schools serve ordinary lunches such as sandwiches, salads, pizzas, a milk or juice and a fruit. But have you ever wondered if schools served fast food instead, like a hamburger with fries and a soda and not your ordinary pizza with milk with a fruit. Most students today in school receive served ordinary lunches they don’t eat or they want because of how it tastes and they end up throwing it away. Most of the…

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    provided by the schools are inadequate. These meals are often undersized, ill-prepared, or are non-existent. Though all Warren County schools students do receive free lunch, people still choose to pay for the prepackaged goods sold by the school to substitute the lunch offered. In the mornings, the breakfasts that I have seen have been continuously dismal. They are often small, sugary items such as Pop Tarts or cereal. In preparation for an important test, we are always told by the school that…

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    senior girls piling into a small tan beat up car. It’s just like any other day, the sun is shining and they are all laughing and having a good time. They are just going out to get something to eat during their lunch break at school because their school allows off campus lunches. One out of the three girls buckle, the other two did not even think about buckling. They pull out of the parking lot on their way to Dairy Queen, the music was cranked up to loud and the sun was shining right into the…

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    on foods in the lunch line and beyond. Schools have long been required to follow government nutrition rules if they accept federal reimbursements for free and reduced-price meals for low-income students, but these standards were stricter, and kids were throwing the lunches away “If kids aren’t eating the food, and it’s ending up in the trash, they aren’t getting any nutrition — thus undermining the intent of the program,” said Perdue, who traveled to a school in Leesburg, Virginia, to make the…

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    lunch. Lunches can be unhealthy, but that is a person’s decision. Students in public schools are sometimes forced to eat the lunch in the school cafeteria due to financial reasons, but public school lunches aren’t considered the healthiest. Arkansas has been known to serve unhealthy school lunches. Arkansas public school students aren’t receiving healthy lunches because public schools don’t follow the federal guidelines; therefore, it is important that these institutions provide healthier…

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    Schools are reducing fried foods, fat, calories and sugar content; and increasing the amount of fruits and vegetables in school lunches. Although this sounds like a great way to fight childhood obesity it might not give Americans the result that we are all hoping for. School lunches are supposed to be healthy, nutritious, and filling, but they aren’t. Due to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act students aren’t getting enough nutritious food on their trays. Lunches are not filling. Most high school…

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