Eating for success at Eagle County schools

Eating for success at Eagle County schools
Local News

By caramie schnell

It’s been 10 years since Napoleon Dynamite stuffed his cargo pants full of tater tots in his high school cafeteria in the movie by the same name. Tots have been a cafeteria staple for, what seems like, as long as school lunch has existed, along with mac ‘n’ cheese, pizza, mystery meat and other creamy, cheesy, often unidentifiable dishes. While these lunches, in the best cases, appeal to students’ taste buds as comfort food, numerous studies and reports of late have revealed that traditional school lunches are not only lacking in nutrition but also contribute to obesity and hinder students’ …

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