When was the last time you went for a five-mile run immediately after having a nice, big meal? Well, in this country, school kids do it every single day. How is it possible that no one has really thought - at least not until now - that maybe we should let kids run around first, then eat, instead of the other way around. We were never allowed to go swimming for 30 minutes after eating, but somehow it was completely acceptable to go run around like wild animals immediately after eating lunch (okay, fine, playing kickball wasn't exactly a marathon, but still).
At North Ranch Elementary School in Scottsdale, AZ - one of the first to try the switch and study its effects - "one child told school workers he was happy he didn't throw up anymore at recess."
Is it me or is this just the most obvious thing in the history of the world that every one just totally missed for the last century?