NFS301 Dietetics Issues Presentation

NFS301 Dietetics Issues Presentation - The National School...

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Unformatted text preview: The National School Lunch Program requires that 1/3 of the RDA of vitamins and minerals are met. School lunches must meet Federal nutrition requirements, but what is actually served is decided by local school food authorities. Twenty nine million students out of fifty four million are fed by the NSLP 17% (4.7 million) of children are overweight. Having fast food replace school lunches will increase the amount of calories/ fat intake for children. - In 2003, 30% of public high schools already had fast food in their cafeteria. Since physical education is being decreased or terminated, due to budget restraints, kids do not get to work off excess calories. Therefore, a healthy lunch is important. Cheaper Revenue for the school Fast food restaurant will profit Less food waste Popular choice with kids A cutback on jobs in the cafeteria will occur...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course NFS NFS301 taught by Professor Gaetke during the Spring '07 term at Kentucky.

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