Friday, May 10, 2013
How a $50 School Lunchroom Makeover Could Help Fight Childhood Obesity [Parade.com]
How the Food Industry Exploits Students’ Cravings for Sugar, Salt, and Fat [Edvoices] - Mr. Nast makes great points about the need to teach our kids media literacy, especially the power of advertising, as well as the science behind junk food.
What NOT to do: Lunch Ladies Teach Middle Schoolers About Debt, Trash Their Lunches If They Owe Money [Consumerist]
Action for Healthy Kids - This advocacy group has a lot of information on model school lunch and health programs.
USDA Rolls Out New School Brunch Program For Wealthier School Districts [The Onion] - A little satire that makes real life calls for better lunches for everyone seem much more reasonable.
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