Presentation on theme: "A proper nutrition diet for school based children Elle Rivera."— Presentation transcript:
A proper nutrition diet for school based children Elle Rivera
National 1946 National School Lunch Program (NSLP) A federal government child nutrition program that has set standards set by the USDA base on the Dietary Requirments for Americans.
Competitive Foods Schools often have second options for lunch that are chosen over the NSLP by the students. Examples are vending machines, snack bars, and pizza sales.
School Meals Schools have the power to reduce the number of over weight and obese children by promoting exercise and a proper nutrition. School lunches are an important factor in promoting healthy eating habits.
School lunches are often made of processed food that are high in fat, sugar and salt Snacks such as chips, ice cream, and candy are offered daily Not many options of fruits and vegetables Water is not usually offered as a beverage option Answer: NO!
These changes will give a proper nutrition diet for all school aged children. Hopefully they will continue a healthy diet with the comprehensive health education the physical education department provide.