Should Junk Food Be Sold in Schools?

Should Junk Food Be Sold in Schools?

by Norah Piehl


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ISBN-13: 9780737751642
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 02/25/2011
Series: At Issue Series: Education
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Junk Food Should Not Be Banned in Schools Margaret Johnson 10

2 Junk Food Should Be Banned in Schools Will Dunham 13

3 Improving School Lunch Programs Is Complicated Ed Bruske 16

4 Schools Should End Fast Food Partnerships Anne Hart 23

5 The Food Industry Is Not to Blame for Obesity Pierce Hollingsworth 28

6 School Nutrition Campaign Is Pushing the Food Industry to Adapt Marion Nestle 33

7 All Food Sales in Schools Should Offer Healthier Options Tom Harkin 37

8 Government Regulation of School Lunches Goes Too Far Jeannie DeAngelis 41

9 Budgets and Policies Make Changing School Lunch Nearly Impossible Monica Eng 44

10 Limiting School Food Choices Can Go Too Far Andrea King Collier 50

11 Most Packed Lunches Are as Unhealthy as School Lunches Richard Garner 55

12 Removing Junk Food from Schools Has Many Consequences Jessica Blanchard Casey McNerthney 59

13 Schools Must Foster Exercise and Nutrition Amy Klobuchar 65

14 School Diet and Exercise Programs May Go Too Far Anne Marie Chaker 68

15 Planting School Gardens Can Change Kids' Eating Habits Pearl Tesler 77

16 Planting School Gardens Is a Misuse of Academic Resources Caitlin Flanagan 82

17 The Quality of Children's Diets Affects Their Brains and Bodies Alan Greene 95

Organizations to Contact 106

Bibliography 111

Index 115

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