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- Member since Fri 23 Mar 07
Unhealthy food in German schools
We are a class in a school in Germany, where we learn to become a dental assistant . We tried to take a close look at the situation of food and drinks in our school. We have here a school shop, where the students can buy different things: many of the things are not tooth-friendly, for example:
sweets, fizzy drinks, â€¦ but we also find some tooth-friendly things like apples and water, milk andâ€¦ we also have some vending machines in school, where you can buy especially fizzy drinks and coffee but also water.
Most of the students donâ€™t bring food and drinks from home to school, most buy there things in the school shop or the vending machines, and normally they buy the unhealthy and not tooth-friendly things. This things contain much sugar and fruit acids. The bacteria needs sugar to produce acids which destroy the enamel. So you get caries. Itâ€™s better to eat more things without sugar and to drink more water.