What to Eat in the Lunchroom: VIDEO

Teaching students about good nutrition can start right in the school cafeteria! This short educational video guides students though the components of a National School Lunch Program compliant meal that includes: vegetables, fruits, grains, protein, and milk.  


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What are Whole Grains?

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Whole grains are an important part of the diet that add fiber, vitamins and minerals to your daily intake. The recommended amount of grains in the Healthy U.S.-Style Eating Pattern at the 2,000-calorie level is 6 ounce-equivalents per day. Though …

Changes in School Lunch

lunch tray The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act makes school lunch healthier for our children. All foods sold in schools will eventually have to meet specific nutrition standards (e.g. limiting sodium, saturated fat, and calories). The following are healthy options available in school …