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The Resource School meals : building blocks for healthy children, Virginia A. Stallings, Carol West Suitor, and Christine L. Taylor, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

School meals : building blocks for healthy children, Virginia A. Stallings, Carol West Suitor, and Christine L. Taylor, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, (electronic resource)

Label
School meals : building blocks for healthy children
Title
School meals
Title remainder
building blocks for healthy children
Statement of responsibility
Virginia A. Stallings, Carol West Suitor, and Christine L. Taylor, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ensuring that the food provided to children in schools is consistent with current dietary recommendations is an important national focus. Various laws and regulations govern the operation of school meal programs. In 1995, Nutrition Standards and Meal Requirements were put in place to ensure that all meals offered would be high in nutritional quality. School Meals reviews and provides recommendations to update the nutrition standard and the meal requirements for the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. The recommendations reflect new developments in nutrition science, increase the availability of key food groups in the school meal programs, and allow these programs to better meet the nutritional needs of children, foster healthy eating habits, and safeguard children's health. School Meals sets standards for menu planning that focus on food groups, calories, saturated fat, and sodium and that incorporate Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Dietary Reference Intakes
Dewey number
371.7/16
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
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  • Stallings, Virginia A
  • Suitor, Carol West
  • Taylor, Christine Lewis
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
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  • School children
  • School children
Label
School meals : building blocks for healthy children, Virginia A. Stallings, Carol West Suitor, and Christine L. Taylor, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-219)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foundation for revising nutrition standards and meal requirements -- Schoolchildren's food and nutrient intakes and related health concerns -- Process for developing the nutrient targets -- Process for developing the meal requirements -- Iterations : achieving the best balance of nutrition, student acceptance, practicality, and cost -- Recommendations for nutrient targets and meal requirements for school meals -- Food cost implications and market effects -- Projected impact of the recommended nutrient targets and meal requirements -- Implementation, evaluation, and research
Control code
ocn759159805
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 380 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309144377
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759159805
Label
School meals : building blocks for healthy children, Virginia A. Stallings, Carol West Suitor, and Christine L. Taylor, editors ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-219)
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foundation for revising nutrition standards and meal requirements -- Schoolchildren's food and nutrient intakes and related health concerns -- Process for developing the nutrient targets -- Process for developing the meal requirements -- Iterations : achieving the best balance of nutrition, student acceptance, practicality, and cost -- Recommendations for nutrient targets and meal requirements for school meals -- Food cost implications and market effects -- Projected impact of the recommended nutrient targets and meal requirements -- Implementation, evaluation, and research
Control code
ocn759159805
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 380 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309144377
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)759159805

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