School Cuts Crime By Changing Cafeteria Menu

School Cuts Crime By Changing Cafeteria Menu
Innovation

Does food affect our behavior? A school in Wisconsin claims it does, in a positive way.

Naresh Kumar
  • 27 july 2010

While its a proven fact that our bodies benefit more by eating a healthy, balanced diet instead of junk food, an experiment done in a Wisconsin school takes it to another level. LuAnn Coenen, the principal at a high school in Wisconsin, claims that by changing her school’s menu and replacing junk food like burgers and fries with fruits and vegetables has led to reduced fighting, lack of discipline and weapons-carrying in the school.

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