Hungry: Feeding the kids in Hamilton

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By Jon Wells

In a perfect world, parents with means would ensure their kids have a healthy breakfast. In the actual world, it doesn’t happen, not often enough.

Five-year-old Matteo ate Froot Loops at home for breakfast before school.

Better than nothing, but not the healthiest of cereals. There’s a reason they spell it “Froot.”

(Those TV commercials that say sugar-infused cereals like Froot Loops and Lucky Charms — another of Matteo’s favourites — are “part of a nutritious breakfast”? The key word is “part.”)

Meanwhile, Hannah, his kindergarten classmate at St. David school in Stoney Creek, ate what she calls a “chocolate sandwich” to start her day.

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Article and image source: The Hamilton Spectator

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