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    and most importantly; to eat. Yet how can one socialize with their friends, when most of their friends aren’t even in their lunch period? The head of the school should change the assigned lunches because if he did, the students would benefit greatly by the time and extra socialization they would receive. Let’s go back to the first day of school. New classes, new schedule, and you’re on your way to the cafeteria. Nervously, you scan the room, hoping for a familiar face. Your stomach sinks when…

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    In the intro of the book they talk about how when you imagine talking about school lunches you don’t think of a very healthy meal, but it does not have to be like that. Instead of separating the people who get the free or reduce meal. They should all have been healthy and nutritional. She consternated more on the federal food programs. She talks about how at younger it doesn’t really matter about who gets the meal, but a certain age you realize when people get the reduce meal and often the kids…

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    25 years”(Junk Food… Obesity). I do not believe that School Lunch Programs encourage poor nutrition. Yes, most school lunches aren’t desirable and may look like globs of inedible items that is pureed, heated and served with sour milk, nevertheless they are not at fault for atrocious eating habits. Children don’t live at school. Opposers of this outlook ask “If schools want students to eat healthy why do they sell junk food?” School lunches are required to meet the minimum government nutrition…

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    purpose of this paper is to tell you that school lunches need to improve health wise, the problem is obesity. Unfortunately, school breakfast and lunch programs, in many cases, inhibit the body’s cognitive and energy potentials by not providing proper nutrition. Unhealthy school lunches affects your daily physical activity. Also lack of food insufficiency causes unavailable food to a household. That all ties into their lack of achievement in school. What schools can do is improve nutritional…

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    Argument Paper II The quality of school lunches has been a debated topic throughout this past decade. While some are advocating for healthier lunch options for students, others would prefer that lunch options stay fairly the same to offer a more diverse selection of foods. The opinion article “Healthy School Lunches Under Attack: Our View” written in 2015 by USA Today is a prime example of those in favor of healthier school lunches, and on the opposing side, “Provide Flexibility in the…

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    December 2007, Ann Cooper, gave a speech at "EG 2007" In Manhattan concerning "What's wrong with school lunches." Ann Cooper is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, as well as an author, public speaker, educator, and advocate of healthy food for all children. Cooper stood before a small group of people showing her anger and frustration and working diligently to protect children from living unhealthy lifestyles. She used different tones to interact with her audience. Coopers' tone was…

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    “School food is something that most kids, 31 million a day, actually- have twice a day, more than often, breakfast and lunch, 180 days of the year” (Oliver). Although so many children eat this food every day, the state of the school lunches in America are horrendous. America already has the highest obesity rate in the world and teaching future generations that eating desserts, french fries, and pizza every day is unhealthy and not to mention unintelligent. These foods are filled with…

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    School lunches are not only having an effect on children’s health, but also on how children learn and perform in school. According to the American Journal of Public Health, “Studies show that in addition to socioeconomic status, obesity, poor nutrition, and food insufficiency affect a child 's school achievement. Specifically, students who experience food insufficiency may have lower math scores, social difficulties, and psychological difficulties” (646). These children tend to develop low…

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    Reduce School Lunches

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    About Free and Reduced Lunches in Relation to Poverty Poverty is an on going problem within the United States. One of the terrifying issues with Poverty is that this problem is not only affecting adults, but children as well. There are numerous polices and issues related to children living in poverty. One of these polices is the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). This policy is federally funded and makes it possible for children living in poverty to get free or reduced lunches. NSLP helps to…

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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…

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