Positive Information about School Lunches

As teachers, we must consider a “whole child” view of health and be aware of the implications of both physical activity and nutrition on our students.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a report sharing positive news about the availability of healthy options in our school cafeterias.  The report, “School-Level Practices to Increase Availability of Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains, and Reduce Sodium in School Meals”, notes that there has been an increase in the number of schools offering two or more fruits and two or more vegetables per day since 2000.  Let’s continue this positive trend!

Read the report here.

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