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April 27, 2010



Great article, well written.

One of the main things I think our schools need to do is stop selling sodas and sugary drinks to our kids.

Kids rarely reach for water or a healthy drink when they are "free" in a school cafeteria to drink what they want. Why? Because from an early age they learn that the first kid in their class to drink soda is "cooler" than the rest.

We need to change this mindset. Some companies are making a stand, like this new water company called "Wat-aah" who are promoting healthy drinks (Water!) to kids instead of sodas.

They have some cute videos that definitely make it "cool" for kids to drink: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=BC3796CB622E57BB


Well written, well research article. It is apparent that the problem is not with the USDA commodity program. They do not provide "junk food" in the commodity program. I am glad to see the dialogue is continuing after Jaime Oliver's show. Keep up the great work!!!

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