Child obesity is a more growing concern nowadays. Schools across the nation are fighting the problem by providing healthier school lunches. On the lunch menu, the most recent target is chocolate milk. One side, chocolate milk contributes to obesity in kids, but without it, children might not consume enough calcium. So more people are wondering why sugary flavored milk remains a staple of school lunches all over the country. From Los Angeles County school districts, Chocolate milk may get banned. A rising number of school districts have detached or are allowing removing flavored milks from their refectories.
The superintendent of the country’s second-largest school district in Los Angeles said that he is thinking to eliminate both chocolate and strawberry milk from schools. Many parents and even British TV chef Jamie Oliver have supported him. Numerous medical groups and the milk industry point out studies reveals that kids who drink flavored milk congregate more of their nutrient requirements and are not heavier than non-milk drinkers.
States like Florida have also considered statewide bans. On issue regarding chocolate milk, many nutritionists are divided; some say the vitamin D, calcium and protein advantages of flavored milk prevail over the damage of the sugar content. Milk provides loads of nutrients, including protein, calcium and vitamin D, which recent researches show is lacking in about three-quarters of youngsters and adults. What do you think, should chocolate milk be banned from school lunches?