State law addresses healthy eating/nutrition.
Utah State Office of Education: Elementary Core Curriculum. Responsible Healthy Lifestyles 3-6.
Nutrition (N) helps students understand the vital role food preparation and consumption will have on health throughout their life. A healthy diet supports the immune system and reduces the occurrence of many diseases. Proper nutrition is linked to learning readiness, academic achievement and decreased discipline and emotional problems. Students will learn how to choose or obtain the food necessary for overall health.