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-- right now -- school lunch program aimed at keeping children healthier may be backfiring.
New federal guidelines offer children lighter meals in more vegetables but some kids are choosing hunger.
Over black -- comments.
Trace -- think -- breath of the detailed strays.
Yeah it's called a healthy hunger free kids that bag which is kind of a curious thing considering a lot of kids around the country say were hungry.
This was championed by First Lady Michelle Obama along with the USDA in the the idea is to give kids more fruits and vegetables and whole grains and less -- in less processed foods.
And of course the schools have to go along with it or they don't get reimbursed for the free lunches they give out.
Take a look at the calorie limits for kids K through five -- 650 calories right.
Six through eight it is 700 calories.
And nine through twelve you get 850.
Calories come on some football players players -- 850 calorie appetizers look.
-- kids are now pushing back in Massachusetts.
They have created a black market -- are you ready chocolate syrup.
What they do as they smuggle it and they charge by the squeeze.
And in Kansas some kids and a teacher came up with the parity a video turning this song we are young -- we are hungry.
-- Maybe we can find -- way.
-- -- Goes -- to show athletes are actually kind of following Doughty practiced video has gotten a 100000 YouTube hits.
But the USDA does not appear to be entertained.
Saying they've got the solution.
That figure out the problem by saying one.
Thing I think we need to keep in mind.
As kids say they're still hungry is that many children are used to eating fruits and vegetables at home much less at school so it's changing what they're eating.
If they're still hungry.
It's that they are not eating all the food that's being -- that's the -- that not eating everything.
Kids not buying it literally they've got Twitter accounts telling other kids to brown bag it for lunch and of course that's hurting sales.
At schools so.
Maybe the calorie count needs to be opt out justice.
I am told that people don't like their vegetables -- -- server to them day after day after day and some people believe.
That that will make them love their vegetables.
And the things.
I don't know -- -- -- -- today's a lot navy for an athlete is not a lot but I think I -- -- if it even with that sixteen year old metabolism.
That's not a good idea to be -- in 3000 calories a day to do by the meals all right Trace thank you.
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