Jennie Garth pushing for healthy school lunches!

Are you guys sick of the lunches they serve our children in school? Well, Jennie Garth, star of “Beverly Hills, 90210″ sure is! She thinks greasy school lunches are not so cool–and the mother of three wants Congress to help students get better options. In a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, Garth urges Rep. Pelosi to put her support behind a House bill that would fight childhood obesity by assisting schools in serving healthier choices.

In her letter Garth says, “I’m writing to you because I am passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles,” She goes on to say, “This past year, I have been working to educate and motivate children to make healthy choices. But nutrition education isn’t enough: We also have to make sure that every child in America can find healthy foods in their school cafeteria.”

The bill is called “The Improving Nutrition for America’s Children Act (H.R. 5504)” and would help schools serve more fruits, vegetables, and low-fat plant-based meal options. Garth is one of more than 30 celebrities who have written to Congress to ask for healthy school lunches.

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Colleen Padilla, the founder and editor of lives in the Philly suburbs and is a full time mom for her 2 children, Mackenzie (7) and Kyle (5). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. Colleen has appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea’s NBC affiliate SBS. She also co-authored The Digital Mom Handbook (HarperCollins).


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