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Food for Thought:
Recipes for learning
Kirsten Saenz Tobey
Founder & Chief Impact Officer
For the first
time ever,
children in
America will
have a
shorter life
expectancy
than their
parents
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What is happening?
• 1 in 3 kids is overweight or obese
• Childhood obesity is the number
one concern for child health and
national security in America
Why?
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• Only 1/3 of high school seniors eat
green vegetables on a typical day
• Less than 10% of kids get their
daily dose of fruits & vegetables
• Kids consume over 29 tsp of sugar
daily, or 92 lbs of sugar a year
• It takes approximately 12
exposures to a new taste for a child
to accept a different kind of food
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Nutrition sets students up for
learning
Good nutrition is at the cornerstone
of being ready to concentrate and
learn
Kids need sustained energy and
balanced nutrition to give their
developing bodies and minds the
nourishment they need every day
More than 35% of weekly calories
consumed by children while at
school
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Changing the quality of those
calories can impact nutrition and
health
We have the power to move
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What do we need to do?
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• Replace poor quality foods with high
quality foods in kids’ diets
• Decrease consumption of foods of
minimal nutritional value
• Make school meals satisfying so kids
go home full and don’t stop at corner
store for chips, candy, soda
• Improve quality of ingredients kids
are consuming – real cheese, real
meats, fewer additives, preservatives
and fillers
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We can change these statistics
by providing fresh, healthy
meals to school kids in food
insecure communities
At Revolution Foods, we follow a food
& menu pattern that:
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• has been proven to reduce the risk
of disease – obesity, diabetes, high
cholesterol, high blood pressure,
high blood glucose and insulin
resistance
• is recognized by NIH and CDC as
having a significant impact on kids’
health
• has over 400 scientific studies
underscoring its effectiveness
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Nutrition beyond nutrients
REAL FOOD
Nutrition Standards
Ingredient Standards
Processing Standards
Fat
> 52 unacceptable
ingredients
No extreme processing
Sat. Fat
Including:
Including:
No art. colors, flavors,
sweeteners, preservatives;
No canned
Sodium
No high intensity sweeteners
or sugar alcohols;
No bleached
Sugar
No fat replacers and bulking
agents
No chemical extractions
Trans Fat
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Building healthy habits
With children, we have a unique
opportunity to modify food behaviors
and set them up for a healthy long life
5.
Habit
4.
Rewarding
1.
Understood
Behavior
change
cycle
2. Easy
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3. Desirable
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