USDA recently published practical, science-based nutrition standards for snack foods and beverages sold to children at school during the school day. The standards, required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, will allow schools to offer healthier snack foods to children, while limiting junk food.
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All Foods Sold in Schools
This pdf from the Kansas State Department of Education provides a list of healthy snacks for school parties.
Healthy Snack Ideas
This pdf from the Kansas State Department of Education helps with ideas for healthy celebrations in the classroom.
Healthy Celebrations Handout
This pdf from the Kansas State Department of Education helps explain the benefits of healthy fundraising.
Healthy Fundraising Handout
To view a pdf from the Kansas Department of Regulations on fundraising, click on the following a link.
Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.
To learn more about Team Nutrition, follow this link.