. When kids are subjected to these foods, the effects can be devastating. Documented Essay -Draft 3 Professor Warmbold English 120, Section 06 4 May 2013 Should Junk Food Be Banned in schools? Instead, junk food should be removed from schools and healthier options should be introduced so that children can begin to develop the mentality early that being on the go does not mean that one must eat in an unhealthy manner. It may be unrealistic to have children sitting still for the majority of the day, as well. The first reason why junk food should not be banned at school is that junk foods are inexpensive. Instead they will bring an unhealthy packed lunch or go out of school for junk food in the lunchhour. Open your eyes and be worried about the food preparation areas and consumption areas where your kids are eating.
Healthy eating is about balance and things like burgers and pizza and fries when made freshly are not nearly as unhealthy as processed foods which contain a fair amount of Hydrogenated fats and chemical stabilizers, flavorings, colorings, salt inhibitors, and preservatives as well as sugar and salt. Junk food also makes the quality of life worse. Kids may not even realize that their diet is unhealthy until they are much older. Bad Habits are accelerated if you have bad company in your school Kids are eager to learn. Students that are also receiving inadequate nutrition at home may be at risk for things like diabetes and anemia.
Schools are certainly entitled to encourage and teach kids how to live and eat a healthy lifestyle because well, that is what the purpose of school. Sure, junk food is totally yummy, but it is definitely not good for us or for the children in this country. I am in favor of legalizing weed, methane and cocaine, and matter of fact, I am in favor of legalizing all drugs. It has always been the role of government to help solve problems, including and especially health crises. The problem is that there is too much choice and I admit some terrible cooking going on.
This should not include sugary cereals and sweet rolls. One of the biggest changes under the rules will be a near-ban on high-calorie sports drinks, which many beverage companies added to school vending machines to replace high-calorie sodas that they pulled in response to criticism from the public health community. Well you are not a statistic as a whole. Junk food can spoil the eating habits of children It is irresponsible to teach children. The best approach is to teach children about what healthy food is, and allow them to independently choose what food to consume. Not only gain occurs by serving junk food in lunches, but also poor eating habits are developed and lead to a lifetime of real health consequences. Fast food saves time and it saves many unimportant expenses like the labor force.
Unless the snack comes from a nut free factory, there is a risk of cross-contamination. The problem of obesity in America has gotten out of hand. This can save a large amount of money. Some countries do not have these issues, however, the United States has an excess of overweight children. Obesity is the most common issue after having regular Junk foods There are more obese children than ever before. Most teenagers smoke weed, and it's illegal, but it doesn't stop them because most feel like it doesn't affect them, neither does junk food, so in the end, you can't change what we consume.
The practice tripled across the nation from 1997 to 1999 and now includes 150 districts in 29 states, including many in Michigan, according to The Detroit News. She says it's better to limit kids' food choices and allow them to have the occasional treat than to deprive them altogether. If you really want your child to learn the difference between healthy foods and unhealthy choices, support these programs as much as possible. Teachers are sure to see a difference when kids have a diet without junk food. Kids that are not taught to eat well can easily become unhealthy adults. What is required is making informed uncoerced decisions. In fact, when teachers emphasize physical exercise, students can remain healthy.
In addition, the school system is designed to teach children about the making of choices. Learning involves repetition and the formation of habits. After all, one parent might think only candy is junk, while another thinks any type of sugar constitutes as contraband. Junk food may sustain life, but at a price. You can see how much these numbers have jumped. Also, with all of the exercise kids do now with all of the team sports, a little junk food won't hurt.
No one is forcing them to eat unhealthy products as they do. Its why you have super sugary sweet tea instead! Special attention is paid to educating children about the dangers of drugs. It leads to food wastage. Junk food in vending machines is a good way for school to raise money. Like everything else it was only a matter of time before money was the deciding factor. Are we talking about potato chips, soda, and pastries? It is not the school's responsibility to promote eating healthy balanced diet, that is the responsibility of the parents. I think the ban is a good thing since statistics show by the middle of the century, 2050, two-thirds of children will be overweight or obese if nothing is done.
Therefore, is maintaining an unhealthy diet full of sugar and life-threatening junk the perceptive decision? Many people consider junk food to be soda, pastries, pizza, potato chips, and other high-sugar, high-fat meals. Those things will cause far more harm to your child than eating some sweet treats. Whether or not they have a choice to. In an interview with a student who's having a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos for lunch, she now consumes cheetos as her daily meal in order to avoid eating at the school cafeteria. This can affect learning and social development.