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About Fooditude

Our series of “Fooditude” blogs is designed to educate everyone on the important issues in school nutrition today. The more awareness we can create, the more solutions we can find. Together, we can work towards healthier, happier, more successful students and nourish their bodies, minds and spirits one meal at a time.

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Fooditude is a way of thinking…a way of acting. Fooditude emphasizes the importance of food, and your attitude about food, in achieving your goals. Healthy meal choices make a big impact on students’ ability to perform their best, both academically and physically. A positive and healthy fooditude helps students be the best they can be!

The Fight Against Malnourishment

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89% is a Failing Grade When it Comes to Nutrition Gaps This chart, based on findings by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, indicates that teenage girls (aged 12-19) are the most nutritionally deficient, up to 89% lacking in critical nutrients such as Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin A, I...
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Nutrition as a Building Block to Success

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    Nutrition Is the Foundation for Educational Achievement Who knew when Maslow developed the Hierarchy of Needs, that he had your school lunch program in mind? His premise? “One must satisfy lower level basic needs before progressing on to meet higher level growth needs.1” Before a student can...
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The Truth About Hunger

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Hunger Exists in Our Own Backyards Children across the world suffer from hunger—not just in third world countries, but also in the most affluent communities in the United States. What many do not realize is how many children in prominent areas actually go hungry daily. The USDA has documented that...
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The Nutrition + Education Equation

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    Your Lunch Program is an Important Part of this Equation Studies show that healthy eating habits and physical activity are the cornerstone of academic success. The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) has conducted research on the education of the whole child—includi...
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