Teen leads charge fighting back against Michelle Obama’s national school food ban

Teen leads charge fighting back against Michelle Obama’s national school food ban

mchlwmblnchMeghan Hellrood, a high school student in Weston, Wis., has had enough of the unelected First Lady ruining student lunches with her misnamed Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids program. She has no expertise in the area and certainly is no model for a healthy size. To fight back, Meghan has organized “Pack a Bag Day” to encourage students to start bringing their own lunches, boycotting the paltry, unhealthy school lunches. Meghan finds it absurd that the meals are too scrawny for her – a 90-pound, 4-foot-11 teenager – much less a “220-pound senior football star.” 

According to RARE, Meghan explained what’s wrong with the program,

“It’s not actually giving us healthy foods. It’s giving us small portions of very processed foods. Kids aren’t happy about that.”

“[Athletes] are not performing as well as they could, and people’s test scores are going down because they’re hungry throughout the day,” she said.

Hellrood said the last straw came when her school began rationing condiments. She called on students to pack their lunches instead of paying into the school’s lunch program.

“We’re finding small portions of very processed food, so we’re just finding smaller portions of pizza and smaller portions of chicken patties. We’re not finding actual healthy foods,” she told WPR.

Who elected Michelle Obama to Food Czar? The left claims to want the government out of our bodies, so why is she telling our kids what to do with their mouths and stomachs? Watch the video below.

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander

Rachel Alexander is the editor of Intellectual Conservative. She is a senior editor at The Stream, and is a regular contributor to Townhall, the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research, and The Christian Post, and provides weekend news items for Right Wing News. She frequently appears on TV and news radio as a conservative commentator. She is a recovering attorney and former gun magazine editor. She previously served as a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Arizona, corporate attorney for Go Daddy Software, and Special Assistant/Deputy County Attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office. As co-president of the UW Political Science Honor Society, she obtained degrees in Political Science and History from the University of Washington, followed by a law degree from Boston College and the University of Arizona. She was ranked by Right Wing News as one of the 50 Best Conservative Columnists from 2011-2016.

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