Apr 26, 2022
It’s the age-old query – the way to get kids to eat extra fruit? We all know the advantages of a eating regimen that’s wealthy in fruit. At least adults do. Convincing kids so as to add extra fruit to their eating regimen is one other problem. The meals vitamin specialists at the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands enticed their faculty kids to eat extra fruit by serving fruit smoothies.
Last yr, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands obtained a USDA School Breakfast Expansion Grant in the quantity of $199,920. The CNMI Public School System is utilizing the funds to buy blenders and different wanted tools for all their faculties to allow them to add fruit smoothies as a breakfast menu merchandise. They are additionally offering coaching to workers and creating culturally acceptable smoothie recipes. Their objective is to extend breakfast participation, improve fruit consumption at breakfast, and finally make fruit an everyday a part of the scholars’ breakfast routines at faculty and at residence.