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    White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    first lady michelle obama is expected to announce on monday a major new initiative that would place up to 5,000 salad bars in public schools nationwide, despite uncertainties over how local health inspectors might treat those salad bars and usda nutrition-tracking rules that could prove a major impediment.

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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
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    Tell ya' what, I'd never eat at a salad bar frequented by a gaggle of 4th graders....no how, no way. Why a salad bar anyway? Salad bars aren't particularly healthy.

    It seems to me that one could accomplish the very same thing by giving kids a crudite side with a choice of low-fat dressings for dipping. No dirty little hands....no sneezes...and a lot less waste.

    As an aside, have you ever noticed when you're in an elevator in an office building at lunch time, that the largest person taking lunch back to his/her desk is often carrying an innocent salad? What's THAT about?

    Long and short of it, I agree with OP. Money wasted.
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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    They already have salad in schools and no one is eating it. Dumb idea.
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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    first lady michelle obama is expected to announce on monday a major new initiative that would place up to 5,000 salad bars in public schools nationwide, despite uncertainties over how local health inspectors might treat those salad bars and usda nutrition-tracking rules that could prove a major impediment.

    white house to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools | grist
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    Hell, they blasted Obamacare through without any forethought... why should they think ahead here?

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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    In other news, 6 months from now 5,000 salad bars will be found virtually untouched by school chidren.

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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    School lunches in general need some SERIOUS re-vamping. I got through most of Jr High and High School eating nothing but crappy food. And while I do have fond memories of my own person drink creation, the Face Melter, I dont think that was the healthiest diet I could have been on. Two Double Bacon Western Burgers a day, five days a week, for four years is generally not the best lunch option.

    We didnt have too many healthy options and the ones we did have tasted like crap.

    I think this is a good idea, but it needs to be watched carefully.
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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    we need to reposition more chairs on the USS titanic
    think of all we could accomplish [/s]

    this is yet another solution in search of a problem
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    Re: White House to put up to 5,000 salad bars in schools

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    In other news, 6 months from now 5,000 salad bars will be found virtually untouched by school chidren.
    You're seriously underestimating how Health Concious some kids have become.

    While on paper this looks like a really really dumb plan, there is sufficient evidence to suggest a students eating habits, can have a serious effect on their ability to learn. If it could catch on, which you never know, we might see some serious positive effects.

    On the other hand, again personal responsbility has to come in somewhere. But since when has offering choice been deemed a terrible idea?

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