Strengthening the Hunger Free Kids Act

Strengthening the Hunger Free Kids Act

Healthy School Lunches work

Get the facts about the benefits of strong nutrition standards for school food from this featured on the USDA’s Storify account. For the past three years kids have eaten healthier breakfasts and lunches in schools, and as a result:

  • there has been an increase in consumption of healthy fruits and vegetables at school
  • we have seen a drop in rates of childhood obesity
  • most schools are meeting the standards
  • the standards have received strong support from families and teachers
  • it only costs about 6 cents extra per meal to meet these standards
  • food waste has not decreased
  • better nutrition leads to better academic performance

It’s worth a quick read for the infographics, quick facts and myriad arguments for renewing the school food standards in the Hunger Free Kids Act.

Japhet Koteen

Japhet Koteen

Japhet is the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Marketing at FarmRaiser.He believes in the power of good food and good business to change the world.
Japhet Koteen

Get the facts about the benefits of strong nutrition standards for school food from this featured on the USDA’s Storify account. For the past three years kids have eaten healthier breakfasts and lunches in schools, and as a result: there has been an increase in consumption of healthy fruits and vegetables at school we have seen a…

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