This article illustrates ACE (American Council on Exercise)’s point of view on the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. It really summarizes both sides of healthy school lunches, the fact that it takes time to develop a taste for healthy food—a learned behavior, and that parents need to step it up on the home front. It’s author, Dr. Natalie Digate MD, MPH, RD makes an excellent case.
Gina Lesako RD, LD is the SCAN blog coordinator (those interested in writing for SCAN can email her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org). She can also be found blogging at http://dietitianseatchocolatetoo.blogspot.com/). Find her on SCAN: http://www.scandpg.org/dietitians/15720/