Click here to read the latest on healthier—and more expensive—school lunches. Unfortunately, since the politics of our food supply are so wacky, we're left scrambling to pay for "special" food that should be the default.
Also, why are we not giving our kids (or everyone for that matter) whole fat milk? The low- and fat-free myth has snowballed from debatable science to accepted governmental and societal policy. How about the nutrients in the fat? How about the idea of the different components of foods (proteins, fats, carbs, nutrients, etc.) working in concert to make a complete food? If we were supposed to be eating egg white omelets (an incomplete food), don't you think the eggs would come without the yolks?!?!?!?
We are having the wrong conversation in this country! Instead of worry about fat and cholesterol, we should be talking about the hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, artificial colors and denuded foods that are the real causes of our plummeting collective health.