Healthier Kids: School Programs Improve Eating Patterns

The Syracuse Post-Standard published an op-ed co-written by Danielle Nierenberg, director of the Nourishing the Planet project and Sophie Wenzlau, communications associate with the Nourishing the Planet project.

The article focuses on innovative school lunch programs that are making children healthier in upstate New York. With childhood obesity and malnutrition affecting many of our nation’s children, schools play an increasingly important role in reversing this trend and reinforcing healthy eating habits. More schools nationwide need to incorporate hands-on nutrition education and provide local, nutritious and tasty food on student’s school lunch trays.

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