Monday, June 4, 2012

Little Blogger Change Healthy Food Policy



Martha Payne, the 9-year-old boy was not satisfied with the food served at his school. This Scottish elementary school student in England documents school meals online. The blog complete with photos and food value.

The efforts of this little girl attracted the attention of the world. Payne's criticism makes his blog a healthy food campaign media.


With the help of his father, Payne wrote a blog called NeverSeconds. Every meal he favors is rated Food-o-Meter. Payne assesses food based on taste and nutritional content. The value ranges from 1 to 10 points. In fact, Payne looks at the falling hair littering the food. Lucky, nothing to date.


His first writing was published on May 8, 2012. In a short time, Payne's blog won more than 1 million readers. This blog is read by international mass media and healthy food organizations.

Renowned chef Jamie Oliver wrote his support on Twitter. Payne received Oliver's book complete with a sign saying, "Good work !! Let's continue ... Smart kid !!"

Martha's first writing contained a piece of pizza, a potato croquette, corn, and a small muffin. He gave a value of 6 out of 10 points. Health value is only 4 out of 10. The amount of bribe to spend this meal is mentioned, "Forgot to count, but not enough!"

"I am a child in growth. I need to concentrate throughout the afternoon. I can't do it all with just one croquette. Do you think I can?" he wrote as quoted from Time.

In the last interview with BBC, Payne explained that his lunch was usually small. Sometimes it doesn't taste good at all.

BBC chat with the manager of lunch at Payne's school. According to them, Payne only shows a small portion of food at school. The school has provided various choices, including vegetables and fruits.
Payne replied on his blog, "Women on the radio say I have a choice of mini tomatoes and lettuce every day. But, I've never seen it."

After Payne's blog spread in cyberspace, his father met with the school board. According to ABC Newsthe results of the meeting resulted in changes to school food policies. All students get large amounts of fruit, vegetables and bread.

"For the first time, I saw cherry tomatoes, radishes, carrots, and cucumber slices at lunch," he wrote.

Payne got the opportunity to discuss with the famous Scottish celebrity chef, Nich Naim. He discussed school meals and cooking courses at school.


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