How to cite this page Choose cite format:. Only 25 percent of schools say they've reduced fats and oils in …show more content… Fatty foods are another problem in unhealthy choices. Fluorescent lights cast a pale greenish glow amongst the young faces as they walk about the aisles looking for the perfect seat, while rows of tables are occupied with the eager students waiting to devour the food in front of them.
As shocking as this is, it's true. Not only is school lunch unhealthy, but it also does not taste good most of the time If children are consuming about 50 percent of their total fat, carbohydrates or sugar, during lunch, that leaves them with a problem for dinner. Lunch is mainly spent with friends socializing with one another while eating.
Philadelphia began to serve lunches for one cent in There are long term effects to a child 's cognitive function if their nutritional, emotional and educational needs are not met. The problem with the program though is that the recent changes to the requirements schools must follow make it difficult to provide lunches that are appealing and fulfilling to students.