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Japan’s School Lunch Program Serves Nutritious Meals with Food Education

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Source: Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center

In primary and junior high schools in Japan, children are not allowed to bring their lunch from home. All students must eat the same school lunch, following a menu planned by nutritionists. Lunch is considered not only a time to feed students, but also an opportunity to educate them about food and nutrition.


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