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  1. 1. Healthy vending machines<br />Yang Li<br />
  2. 2. 75% of Drinks and 85% of Snacks Unhealthful, Says CSPI<br />the Center for Science in the Public Interest<br />
  3. 3. Statistics<br />Vending machines:<br />21.1% of elementary schools<br />62.4% of middle schools<br />85.8% of high schools <br />Healthy status:<br />98% of school-aged children in the United States do not meet the requirements of the Food Guide Pyramid<br />
  4. 4. Schools promote healthy eating to promote good health and ensure adequate nutrition that assist with normal development and academic performance or success.<br /> ---- Health People 2010 report<br />Children who are offered nutritious foods and beverages will eat these foods and develop good eating habits.<br /> ---- USDA<br />
  5. 5. Pros of vending machines<br />Easy access to snacks and drinks<br />Save time<br />Low price<br />Schools earn money<br />
  6. 6. Cons of vending machines<br />Unhealthy snacks lead to health concerns<br />
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  8. 8. Cons of vending machines<br />Unhealthy snacks lead to health concerns<br />Vending machines discourage healthy eating<br />
  9. 9. “It’s hard enough for parents to guide their children’s food choices, but it becomes virtually impossible when public schools are peddling junk food throughout the school day” <br /> ------Margo G. Wootan<br />CSPI nutrition policy director<br />
  10. 10. Solutions <br />Replace with healthy foods<br />Offer water, 100% juices and milk <br />Offer healthy snacks including granola and cereal bars<br />
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  12. 12. Solutions <br />Replace with healthy foods<br />Replace with healthy vending machines<br />H.U.M.A.N. Healthy Vending<br />Fresh Healthy Vending<br />Yo!naturals Organic Healthy Vending<br />
  13. 13. Benefits <br />We still have…<br />Convenience<br />Low price<br />In addition, …<br />Schools are not losing money (short-term)<br />Maine <br />Minneapolis <br />Health (long-term)<br />
  14. 14. Summary <br />Traditional vending machines<br />Convenience<br />Low price<br />Schools earn money<br />Healthy vending machines<br />Convenience<br />Low price<br />Schools do not lose money<br />Health<br />
  15. 15. Choosing healthy vending machines is choosing health.<br />
  16. 16. References <br />CSPI. (2004). School Vending Machines “Dispensing Junk”. Available:<br />USDA. (2001). Foods Sold in Competition with USDA School Meal Programs. A Report to Congress<br />Pauline A. Vickery. (2010). Healthy People 2010Report. Available:<br />Laura Kann. (2007). Overview and Summary: School Health Policies and Programs Study 2006. Journal of School Health. 77(8), 385-397<br />Leslie Whittaker. Cons of Vending Machines in Schools. Available:<br />Council on clinical affairs. (2009). Policy on Vending Machines in Schools. Oral Health Policies. 32(6), 50-51.<br />CSPI. (2004). Dispensing Junk: How School Vending Undermines Efforts to Feed Children Well. Available:<br />