by Michael Parrish DuDell
Categories: Eats, People
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“This bill would help schools add healthy plant-based vegetarian options in lunch lines. Two years ago, we switched to a plant-based diet out of concern for animals and the environment. Many children stop eating meat for the same reasons. Adding vegetarian options in schools would not only benefit these children — it would provide healthier options for all young people.

“Obesity, diabetes and other diet-related health problems are showing up in children at disturbingly high rates. One out of five teenagers already has abnormal cholesterol levels. Fighting this epidemic is one of the most urgent challenges we face — and healthy school lunches could play a vital role.”

- Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi showing their support for the Healthy School Meals Act in a letter to Congressman George Miller. Amazing! Ecorazzi is a HUGE supporter of this Act and have our green little fingers crossed that it will pass. To read Ellen and Portia’s entire letter, scoot on over to HealthySchoolLunches.org!