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  • Andrea Strong

A Better Recess Can Change How Kids Eat

I loved this story from KQED about the impact of a good recess. Having recess before lunch is better, the new SHAPE recess guidelines say, because recess can make kids hungry, and thus more likely to eat healthy foods like fruits and vegetables. And maybe they won't throw food away uneaten. And they say recess should never be used as punishment, because it deprives students of physical activity — which can be a much-needed outlet. Read more and share!

https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/47451/designing-school-recess-to-helps-kids-learn-play-and-eat-healthy-foods?fbclid=IwAR3RuF6GyaK3u5GjCghqYL1TOJFx-Kpt83QHyoL-SwUrQQgY0SyB8MKk90M

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