Healthy schools: Goodbye candy and greasy snacks

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  • SLC gal Salt Lake City, UT
    Feb. 6, 2013 8:50 a.m.

    I can't think of a single school I attended that didn't have a 7-11 in walking distance. They can make foods in schools healthier all they want. It's not going to make that much of a difference for the kids who go home, grab the doritos out of the kitchen, and spend 10 hours on the Xbox.

  • RedShirt USS Enterprise, UT
    Feb. 4, 2013 12:00 p.m.

    Here is the kicker. Outside of the fresh fruits and some vegetables, the schools serve processed foods. Some may ask, why does that matter.

    Lets consider the movie "Supersize Me". He ate a lot of processed food for a month. How is eating all of that processed food good?

    It used to be that schools had cooks that actually cooked the food. They used to bake rolls there at the school. Now, their "hot" meals are typically microwaved or fried.

  • worf Mcallen, TX
    Feb. 4, 2013 8:54 a.m.

    Healthy Feds: Goodbye alcohol, greasy snacks, and being over weight.

    Let's get this right!

    It's the will of the people--not the feds.

  • cjb Bountiful, UT
    Feb. 4, 2013 6:33 a.m.

    Diet Sodas aren't that healthful. Fruit juices are more healthful, and actual fruit is more healthful still.