What do you think of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution?
I haven't watched it, but picking fat children to pick on sounds sad and voyeuristic.
What challenges do you face in eating healthy?
Also, some people don't think there's a crisis. See http://www.slate.com/id/2247038/ for an interesting viewpoint.
And Michelle Obama calling her own daughter chubby? Great, that can lead to lifelong low self esteem and anorexia (which I had and yes, mom called me chubby).
The renegade lunch lady, Ann Cooper, shares her thoughts here:
She's been doing this for many years and Mr. Oliver swoops in and thinks he can change things in two weeks. Hmph.
There are great examples in other countries serving good school lunches. France: http://www.culinate.com/columns/deborah/french_school_lunch
What I'd Do Differently
- Nutrition should be taught in schools with examples. Train lunch ladies and give them more money per meal. Perhaps all children should eat the cafeteria lunch for a certain period of time.
What do you think of school lunches?
They are where the majority of our kids learn to eat, so we need to feed them right.