Healthy Food – Means A Healthy Mind – So our Schools Need Advising Of That Fact

Seal of the United States Department of Agricu...

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Back-to-School Nutrition Resource Guide

  • Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project

Recently, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued new “Smart Snacks in School”nutrition standards to help ensure that students are provided with school snack foods and beverages that contain less sodium, sugar, and fat.

Once the standards go into effect, healthful options will replace high-calorie snacks sold in vending machines, school stores, a la carte lines, and snack bars.

Many schools have begun to implement new food policies and provide a fresh take on nutritious meals.

Read “School Food Success Stories” to find out how state legislators, parents, and teachers worked together to put fruit and vegetable dishes at the head of the class.

Read 7 Smart Snack Questions View the Infographic:
Snack Facts
Read the Success Stories
View the Infographic:
Five Facts
View the interactive:
Calculating the Costs
Read Leaders’ Quotes on Smart Snacks