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Food Insecurity and Child Nutrition

Five years ago, the typical school lunch menu included pizza, chicken nuggets, and French fries. Today, schools across the country are serving healthier food as a result of science-based school nutrition standards that were aimed at quelling the childhood obesity epidemic in America. As Congress considers the reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Program, Council for a Strong America is educating lawmakers about the impact of healthy school food on national security. Currently, excess weight disqualifies nearly one-third of all young adults from military service.

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  1. June 26, 2020 (Federal News Network)

    Long hot summer ahead? Try these cool things

    Media Coverage

  2. May 28, 2020 (Cincinnati Enquirer and Kentucky Enquirer)

    We need better nutrition for national security

    Media Coverage

  3. May 28, 2020 (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

    Feed the children


  4. May 15, 2020 (Portland Press Herald)

    We must adapt national meals program to serve our children

    Letter to the Editor

  5. March 25, 2020 (Jackson Clarion-Ledger)

    Kids need fresh, nutritious food