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  • Please Pass the Vegetables

  • What the kids have to say about it.

    Fifth grade students at Laurel hill Elementary School in Olneyville recently completed a unit in heart health. Most kids cheered the idea that physical activity is good for you but-no surprise-they were less enthusiastic about eating more vegetables:

    Ramon: "I like peas, corn and celery. It makes me feel better than eating hamburgers and grease."

    Tanya: "If you don't eat right, you could damage your heart. But I still don't like broccoli, spinach or corn."

    Ratana: "I decided that even though I still really don't like vegetables, I have to eat them for my own good."