These kind of lunches need to somehow correlate to the health of this country’s children’s , thinking of greater than 34 million kids tend to be supported the NSLP each day.
Parents could model better eating habits and stock their crispers with fresh fruit and vegetables, but a viable starter solution might begin at lunchtime. Sweetgreen, a healthy quick-serve restaurant that values local and organic ingredients, clarified disparity between American student lunches and those of other countries by photographing typical school lunches from around the world.
The U.S. government acknowledges that our nation’s children should not go hungry, but there’s less of an emphasis on what exactly our children are being fed. With the great risks associated with being overweight and news that diet may be just as important to mental health as it is to physical health, the state of students’ nutrition should be all it takes to improve the quality of the lunch tray — think fewer chicken nuggets and more produce.
Typical lunch served in the U.S.