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The School Lunch Program With an Unappetizing Report Card

Nearly five years after passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, mounting evidence suggests that the law may not be achieving either end. The well-intentioned signature policy of first lady Michelle Obama is an attempt to stem childhood obesity and hunger by providing healthier school meals.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Poor-tasting “healthy” food actually increases the consumption of better-tasting “junk” food.  In addition, the kids are paying for the junk food outside the school as opposed to getting free food in the school that is being thrown away.  This program needs a complete overhaul based on the science of satiety, not politically based  thinking.


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