Students need to eat healthy foods to achieve academic success, to experience proper growth and development, and to prevent chronic disease.
Having a salad bar and strict food preparation guidelines ensures that the dietary requirements of each child is being met during lunchtime. Students are also encouraged to select the right amounts of food from the different food groups to achieve a balanced diet.
If students incorporate healthy habits like eating nutritious food from an early age, they are more likely to make healthier choices in the future. These choices curb the obesity epidemic and promote the good health, vitality and well-being of all students.