How Can I Help My Child Choose Healthy Foods From the Cafeteria?

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When your children is eating school lunch, and they're eating in the school cafeteria you have no idea what food they are actually eating. You don't really know if they're telling you what they did or didn't eat, and you don't know what's being served, so how do you find out? Go to your child's school.

Go to the cafeteria during lunch time. Find out what foods they're being served on what days, find out what foods are being promoted something as simple as keeping fruits by the checkout counter shows that kids will eat more fruits. So where the food is placed makes the difference and then talk your school officials, talk to the principal, talk to the teachers, talk to the food service people.

Make sure they are having healthy choices not only for the kids but that they are promoting them for the kids.