There is always a lot of talk about getting higher scores on standardized tests. Teachers come into question. The course of study comes into question. So many fingers get pointed, but there is one area that always seems to get overlooked. This area that plays a very important part in education that will get overlooked more common than not is the nutrition of the children.
There are a lot of children that are struggling with the process of getting the higher scores for their exams because they are not getting the proper nutrition. Anyone that has failed to notice the need to a proper nutrition in the school is missing the mark. It should be obvious since better nutrition is the thing that adults are going to need to make better decisions during the course of the day.
Good sleeping habits are going to be a factor in how well children function in classes during the day. This is certainly something that is important. Unfortunately, the school system cannot do anything to regulate good sleeping habits. Board directors and officials for school systems can do something about the menus and the foods that are being served in the school. The breakfast and lunch menu is the cornerstone to better scores. A better school menu with more fruits and vegetables is going to be the thing that stimulates the learning process. Anyone that doesn’t realize this is just missing the one element that can turn everything around.
That is the reason that Michelle Obama has worked hard to push healthy eating. People that are not pushing for a healthier menu are depriving kids of what they really need to improve their learning process. The kids that are excelling in school are the ones that are giving their bodies the proper fuel.