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Healthy School Lunch Revolution

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Colorado Springs, CO
Post #: 40
Tell Congress that students deserve healthy foods—more vegetables, fruits, vegetarian foods, and healthful nondairy beverages. Sign quick petition on link below. Also watch Montel's daughter in a new commercial promoting Healthy School Lunches and also an article on the Actor Toby Maguire's support for this movement.


By the Numbers:
32: Percentage of U.S. children and teens who are overweight or obese (2007)
147 billion: National estimated cost of obesity
30.5 million: Number of children served free or reduced-price lunches (2007; increasing due to current economic crisis)
$2.57: Per-student cost of a typical school lunch
$3.50: Per-student cost of a healthy school lunch
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