Essay On School Lunch

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Are School Lunches Healthy Enough? Healthy lunches at school are just like breakfast. If the students eat a quality breakfast, the students can concentrate more, will have less mental and physical health problems, and the students will be able to concentrate throughout the day or until your next meal. Provided lunches in most public schools in the U.S. should be healthier because unhealthy lunches cause many health problems, trouble concentrating in school, and mental health problem. Lunches that public schools provide should be healthier because an unhealthy and unbalanced diet can cause many health problems such as obesity. Unhealthy school lunches are a big factor in youth obesity. “A big reason why there has been a steady increase in obese school students nowadays is in part because of unhealthy school meals.” (The Lunch Mob). If school lunches were healthier, obesity in school students would be increased by a lot. “Whole, unprocessed foods are more likely to have healthy…show more content…
“Any student who consumes too much of fast and processed foods can develop a lot of serious problems in the future.” (The Lunch Mob). The problems that they develop could be more than diabetes or obesity, but it could also be mental problems. “Unhealthy lunches decrease brain power and can also cause memory loss.” (The Lunch Mob). If a kid eats an unhealthy lunch on occasion or not a lot, they will most likely be fine; but if they eat unhealthy every day, they are going to end up with serious brain problem such as less brain power and short term or long term memory loss. Also, “Nearly two thirds of those who do not report daily mental health problems eat fresh fruit or fruit juice every day, compared with less than half of those who do report daily mental health problems.” (Mental Health Foundation). The healthier the people are, the less mental problems they will
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