Weava Collection - Research on Junk Food (lunches, students, minutes, lunch periods, kids)
Why Some Schools Are Saying ‘No Thanks’ to the School-Lunch Program | TIME.com
- But for smaller or nonprofit private schools that simply don’t have enough kids who qualify for these lunches, the often higher costs to feed them healthy meals that adhere to the new nutrition guidelines are not covered by this reimbursement.
- 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, and include more grains, fresh fruits and vegetables in lunches. But for some, these changes are pretty challenging to follow.
The Steampunk Color Palette - Scott Offen
Want Kids to Eat Healthier School Lunches? Give Them Time | TakePart
- Longer lunch periods correlate with students eating healthier lunches, researchers found.
- that kids need more than a few minutes to consume those needed nutrients.
- Researchers reviewed 1,001 students from six elementary and middle schools in low-income neighborhoods in Massachusetts that had lunch periods of between 20 and 30 minutes. Students with less than 20 minutes to eat consumed 13 percent less of their entrées, 12 percent less of their vegetables, and 10 percent less of their milk compared with students who had at least 25 minutes for lunch.