There are many small islands, villages and fishing ports in Kagoshima. This study was designed to investigate whether a local color in school lnuch exist or not. It was found that the school lunch served in small island had the best nutritional quantity and quality and menu contents. Contradictionus results, vitamin deficiency in village and protein deficiency in fishing ports, were also obtained. There is a correlation between lunch cost and menu contents. The shotage of potatos and beans observed in school lunch will be considered to make lunch menu in future.
Medical Subject Headings: educationfood and beverageshealth care economics and organizationsdigestive, oral, and skin physiology