Child Nutrition

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It’s hard to learn when you’re hungry

Nutrition programs promote wellness and prepare students to learn.

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Child nutrition programs are a key element in the fight against hunger among children.
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Consumption of fruits and vegetables has increased since passage of HHFK in 2010.
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Maintaining Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act nutrition standards is a key to student health and achievement.
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Food service workers need ongoing professional development provided at no cost during regular, paid working hours.
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Schools need updated kitchen equipment and infrastructure to serve healthy meals in a cost-effective way.

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