New York School Goes All-Veggie for Lunch

Elementary school in Queens, N.Y., has the first cafeteria in the city to go vegetarian.
1:45 | 05/01/13

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Tell -- -- bring you made history today yeah. -- -- -- and the rollout of the U and you wouldn't he has including war establishes the school's own identity. For helping your school lunches. We were watching what the students were eating on a regular basis. And in our vision and having a healthier school to begin let's bring in healthy school -- it was a natural match. They called today's menu fiesta time. But -- in cheddar -- to be years what's also. -- roasted potatoes peanut butter and jelly sandwiches cheese sandwiches fresh fruit and sordid milk. This menu here in the school. I'd have to say is definitely in the vanguard. One of the options that we want to offer kids so we thought we'd ask a few of the kids. How they actually feel about all these victories are you used to giving a lot of vegetables. Everybody that likes this -- And raise your hand. -- stay healthy and anything bodies. You ever have like a burger. Rarely. Get unhappy. About the perception that kids need -- -- Well actually most people in this country gets -- -- three times more than they need. Kansas plant these proteins are actually very healthy they have no cholesterol. And their low in total fat saturated fat high fiber. As for the idea that other city schools could go vegetarian. Weathered through the vegetarian diet here or other type of menu options that we have -- And all involved healthy eating in flushing queens park -- -- -- channel 700.

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