My eldest son never misses the evening news. He called me over to the living room a couple of days ago. I thought I had heard it all. But this tops it. Pizza is a vegetable?!
First kids where saying on tv that french fries where their favorite vegetables, now they can add pizza to their list. What is next delicious and healthy “potato” chips?
Here is an excerpt from Mail Online:
It has given us the iced doughnut, the burger and the fattest people on Earth. But now America is outdoing even itself when it comes to unhealthy food, by trying to claim pizza is a vegetable.
A school lunches Bill going before Congress aims to reclassify the junk food due to the tomato paste on the dough.
Despite lacking significant nutritional content, this thin coating would be enough for pizza to go towards a daily count of fruit and vegetables.
The move has been derided as a cost-cutting drive so the U.S. government will not have to spend so much on fresh food for school lunches. Subsidised school meals must include a certain amount of vegetables. Read more
How can they do that to kids? Because it saves them a few dollars? How about health costs in the long run? How about every school have a small garden. We need to teach our children at a very young age the importance of healthy eating. Or else how can you expect them to just develop a healthy life style out of the blue. They will have grown up to believe misconceptions. We are not evolving, we are regressing in the name of economy?!