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Teens research the diet of high school students

Noting that many of their peers dislike school cafeteria meals, a team of high school students from West Contra Costa schools posed a research question: “What exactly are we eating?” The push to improve lunches emphasizes the link between nutrition and academic performance, and calculating the large-scale impact of school meals. “The Richmond Food Policy Council — which works to ensure that the local food system reflects the needs of the community — described the district’s cafeteria system as the biggest restaurant in the county.'” Read more about the youth-led research, on Richmond Pulse.

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This entry was posted on May 21, 2015 by in Print, Richmond Pulse and tagged , .

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