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Jon Stewart Responds To School Lunch Attacks

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Students are protesting school lunches, and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart can't wait to break the news… that the news is really old.

Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see Jon skewer these food fighters with their own mixed messages!

You'll learn about how kids hate the school lunches and also can't get enough of them! Wha??

And find out how Michelle Obama and the band Fun. are involved in a bonus video AFTER THE JUMP!!!!

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Sarah Silverman Fights For Healthy School Lunches

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Go Sarah Silverman!

The comedienne is voicing her support for the Healthy School Meals Act of 2010, which promotes nutritious lunches in America's schools.

In a letter to Congressman George Miller, Silverman writes:

"I'm writing to you about something that has shocked and offended me. And trust me when I say it takes a lot to shock and offend me. Some of the foods we're feeding kids in schools are repulsive - and that unhealthy food is feeding the childhood obesity epidemic. All kids - vegetarian or not - should have healthy options. I think that we forget the simple fact that what we put in our bodies directly affects our bodies. Many kids aren't able to bring lunches from home - they have to eat what's in the lunch line. Without healthful options in the cafeteria, we're doing our children and the future of our country a great disservice. If we help children develop healthy habits early on, they'll have a lower risk of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes in the future. And that would mean lower health care costs. See? Only good comes from this. I know you're as serious as I am about helping kids succeed and stay healthy."

Couldn't have said it better ourselves!

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