Nutrition in Schools
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This paper presents a review of the literature that answers the following questions: How has nutrition legislation worked over the years in terms of improving school nutrition? Are public schools now offering more nutritious lunches and breakfasts to students? Are students eating healthier, and what efforts might be expected in the future to increase student nutrition?
From the Paper:"The School Nutrition Association provides a brief summary of the history of nutrition in public schools, noting that fledgling efforts in this regard began with the National School Lunch Act of ... which was enacted as the result of claims that American men were often rejected for military service due to diet-related health problems. This act was amended several times until October when then President Johnson signed the Child Nutrition Act. The Act consisted of a federal program providing nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free breakfasts..."
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Nutrition in Schools (2008, December 01) Retrieved July 09, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/nutrition-in-schools-121985/
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