Children need healthy food. This should go without saying, but the current U.S.
food system makes it hard to ensure that kids get the kinds of foods they need to ...
A recent study found that children who regularly ate school lunches were 29
percent more likely to be obese than their peers who brought lunch from home.
School lunches have also grown in size and calories, and have decreased in
nutrition. Is there a link between childhood obesity and school lunches? Find out.
Aug 27, 2015 ... Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and ... the media, and the
food and beverage industries and entertainment industries.
Oct 23, 2015 ... Childhood obesity is a growing problem in the United States. According to the ...
Eating an unhealthy lunch at school can lead to obesity.
Aug 11, 2016 ... Gov't Study Finds Michelle Obama's School Lunches Are Making Kids ... or obese
consumed one-third to one-half of their daily meals at school, ...
result, if school lunches play a contributing role in the child obesity epidemic, mak
- ing them ... sell foods a la carte (compared to 69 percent of high schools).
Mar 15, 2010 ... More than one in three middle school students who regularly eat school lunches
are obese or overweight, a study shows.
Oct 29, 2014 ... Nutrition science has advanced greatly since the inception of the National School
Lunch Program in 1946. Yet when a 2008 Institute of ...
Nov 17, 2014 ... Only a small number of schools had healthy lunch offerings before the ... self-
reported overweight and obesity among middle school students, ...