This February, the public comment period has opened for the proposed new nutrition standards, as part of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, for all foods and beverages sold on school campus during the school day, outside of the School Breakfast and School Lunch Programs. The proposed standards are intended to improve the well-being of students by creating an environment that reinforces the development of healthy eating habits. Highlights of the USDA proposal include:
For more information on the proposed rule, visit:
February is American Heart Month
This American Hearth Month and all year, choose healthful meal and snack choices to prevent heart disease:
Learn more at the American Heart Association: www.heart.org
National School Breakfast Week March 4th—8th!
Stay tuned to learn how you can win prizes for eating a healthy school breakfast
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