Breakfast in the Classroom
Learn more about the Breakfast in the Classroom program, designed to increase student participation in breakfast, providing additional federal reimbursement for your nutrition program.
12 Tips to Manage Lactose Intolerance
Did you know that each person with lactose intolerance is likely able to tolerate varying degrees of lactose? Here are 12 tips to try.
Calcium Beverage Fortification
The physical state of calcium fortification of 14 calcium-fortified beverages available to consumers was evaluated and compared with unfortified, fat-free milk.
Bone Health Intro
Good nutrition is important for healthy bones. Filled with fun facts and hands-on activities, this guide will encourage students to build strong bones for life.
DASH Eating Plan
This heart-healthy eating plan provides guidelines for daily nutritional goals with foods that are low in saturated fats and sodium. The DASH eating plan outlined below illustrates the wide variety of whole, nutritious foods you can enjoy any day. The amounts listed are based on 2,000 calories. Daily goals for different food groups include:
- Fat free dairy or low fat milk: 2-3 cups
- Fruits: 2-2.5 cups
- Vegetables: 2-2.5 cups
- Whole grains: 6-8 ounces
- Lean meat, fish, poultry: 6 ounces or less
- Nuts, seeds and legumes: 4-5 times weekly
- Oils: use sparingly