Healthier meal choices popular at high school


Last updated 1/15/2009 at Noon

Cafeteria workers Rosalie Berger (left) and Thea Moore serve fresh sandwiches and salads during lunch at Fallbrook High School on Thursday, January 8.

Students at Fallbrook High School have shown their desire for healthier food by enthusiastically supporting the newer choices available these days in the cafeteria.

School districts across the country have been taking steps to make food in schools healthier because of new federal guidelines and awareness that a growing number of children are overweight. In California, deep fryers have been banned, so chicken strips are now baked and French fries have been removed from the menu and replaced with baked chips.

Good eating begins at 7:05 a.m. with the school’s healthy breakfast menu. Many t...

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