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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. October 26, 2020 (Colorado Springs Gazette)

    Coronavirus exacerbates military's problem finding qualified recruits

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  2. October 26, 2020 (Jonesboro Sun)

    Generals: Child obesity imperils nation

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  3. October 16, 2020 (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

    Report details how COVID-19, malnutrition affect national security

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  4. October 16, 2020 (Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

    At crisis level

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