Click Here to view an article first published in November 2001 regarding Tufts University Study on the benefits of kids who eat oatmeal. Oatmeal is now being offered regularly on D11 breakfast menus where breakfast is served.
The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically over the last 20 years in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity is associated with various health-related consequences. Obese children and adolescents may experience immediate health consequences and may be at risk for weight-related health problems in adulthood. Colorado Springs School District 11 Food & Nutrition Services is proud to serve healthy, nutrient rich meals to students each day. We are excited to have the opportunity to positively impact the eating habits and health of the students in our district now so that they may reap the benefits for a lifetime. Jamie Humphrey - D11 Dietitian. http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html#State
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