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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. September 22, 2020

    Breaking Point

    Report

  2. September 11, 2020 (We Are The Mighty)

    Obesity severely impacting military mission readiness

    Media Coverage

  3. August 17, 2020 (Arizona Daily Sun)

    The importance of summer food programs

    Op-Ed