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Nutrition committee health fair presentation

  1. 1. Westfield Washington School Nutrition Committee
  2. 2. 6 Elementary School1 Intermediate School1 Middle School1 High School6,281 Students
  4. 4. Karen Howes, General Manager, Sodexo Food ServiceBrooke Pearson, M.P.H. (Master of Public Health), Committee ChairpersonKatie Conner, CHES (Certified Health Education Specialist)Lori Walton, RN, BSN, Pediatric Weight Management Coordinator Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at St. VincentLibby Sandstrom, ServSafe Certified, Sodexo Food ServiceSusan Luther, ServSafe Certified, Sodexo Food Service Who Are We?The Nutrition Committee is made up of parent volunteers and employees who work closely with the WWS district and Sodexo in achieving and continually exceeding the nutrition goals of the Federal, State and District wellness policies.As the WWS Nutrition Committee, we strive to make wellness fun and exciting for students so they will embrace a healthy lifestyle for a lifetime.
  5. 5. Added Whole Healthy Grains to Breakfast MenuDairy Taste Food Allergy Project 18 Chef’s MoveBar Brochure to Schools
  6. 6.  Whole Grains  Dairy Group Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another  Choose fat-free or low-fat milk, yogurt, and cereal grain is a grain product. cheese. If you choose milk or yogurt that is Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast not fat-free, or cheese that is not low- cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products. fat, the fat in the product counts as part of the empty calorie allowance. Grains are divided into 2 subgroups, whole grains and refined grains. If sweetened milk products are chosen Whole grains contain the entire grain kernel -- (flavored milk, yogurt, drinkable the bran, germ, and endosperm. Examples include: yogurt, desserts), the added sugars also  whole-wheat flour count as part of the empty calorie  bulgur (cracked wheat) allowance.  oatmeal  whole cornmeal For those who are lactose  brown rice intolerant, lactose-free and lower-lactose products are available. These include hard Refined grains have been milled, a process that removes the bran and germ. This is done to give cheeses and yogurt. Also, enzyme grains a finer texture and improve their shelf preparations can be added to milk to lower life, but it also removes dietary fiber, iron, and the lactose content. Calcium -fortified foods many B vitamins. Some examples of refined grain products are: white flour and beverages such as soy beverages or  degermed cornmeal orange juice may provide calcium, but may  white bread not provide the other nutrients found in  white rice milk and milk products.
  7. 7. School Breakfast for First-Class Learning! Starting the day without breakfast can leave kids tired and out-of-sort. Studies show that eating breakfast may help kids do better in school by improving mood, memory, alertness, concent ration, problem-solving ability, test scores, and attendance. From stronger bones to a healthier heart, eating breakfast provides many health benefits. Furthermore, breakfast eaters get more fiber, calcium, vitamins A and C, riboflavin, zinc and iron than do breakfast skippers. Make Breakfast your most important meal of the day whether at home or at school.
  8. 8. Sodexo Food Service and the WWS NutritionCommittee in Alliance with Peyton ManningChildren’s Hospital at St. Vincent and BallState University launched the Project 18Eat to Win Challenge January 2010.
  9. 9. Sponsored by Sodexo FoodService in conjunctionwith Mrs. Obama’s Let’sMove Program and theUSDA.
  10. 10. Sponsored by Sodexo FoodService in conjunctionwith Mrs. Obama’s Let’sMove Program and theUSDA.
  11. 11. Sponsored by Sodexo FoodService in conjunctionwith Mrs. Obama’s Let’sMove Program and theUSDA.
  12. 12. Sponsored by Sodexo FoodService in conjunctionwith Mrs. Obama’s Let’sMove Program and theUSDA.
  13. 13. Alliance for a Healthier Generation Let’s Move by Michelle Obama USDA Food Pyramid Sodexo’s NUTRIkids WWS School Wellness Policy Indiana Action for Healthy Kids Did you ever wonder how we decide on our menus? What guidelines do we have Sodexo’s Healthy Initiative Guide to follow? The Sodexo Food Service has compiled a HealthierUS School Challenge report based on the Federal, State, and Local Wellness and Nutrition Guidelines2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (shown on the left) showing how the Food Service at Westfield Schools meets these guidelines for child nutrition.
  14. 14. The American Heart Association and The William J. Clinton Foundation
  15. 15. The American Heart Association and The William J. Clinton Foundation School Meal Programs Education School Lunch CriteriaCompetitive Foods Annual Training from the Alliance forGuidelines for K-12 a Healthier Nutrition Committee Schools Generation
  16. 16. At Westfield Washington Schools, Sodexo participates in the Alliance for a Healthier Generation earning Silver and Gold two years running, participates in the annual WWS Health Fair, and provides informational handouts Comply with and web-based the Criteria information through our from the Food Service Blog. Reduced the Alliance for a amount of Healthier fat, sugar, and Generation Regular sodium Meetings Promote Visual Aids and Fruits and and reviews by Vegetables Promotions the WWS to educate Nutrition Annual Students Committee HAACP Training for our Staff Sodexo was the first school food service company to sign on with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation to offer healthy a la carte snacks and beverages.
  17. 17. Helping parents make healthy family choices
  18. 18. First Lady •Began a national conversation about Michelle the health of America’s children •This discussion grew into the Let’s Move campaign Obama •Campaign will combat the epidemic of childhood obesity through a Let’s Move comprehensive approach •Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled •Let’s Move is a comprehensive, collaborative, and community-oriented and will include So, Let’s Move strategies to address the various factors that lead to childhood obesity •It will take into account how life is really lived in our communities  Let’s Move is building communities by bringing together families, schools, private industry and government to make healthy living easier.
  19. 19. Sodexo, Inc., world leader in Quality of Daily Life solutions, serving more than 2.8 million school meals daily to students in more than 270 school districts nationwide, has announced its participation in First Lady Michelle Obama’s campaign to eliminate childhood obesity within a generation. --Reimbursable School Lunch: make available fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat milk Sodexo is committed to --Competitive Foods: meet Sodexo has initiated many student well-being, and we HealthierUS School Challenge innovations to work toward endorse the efforts to criteria reducing and eliminating encourage students and Toward the objective of --Provide Nutrition Education obesity in children and parents to make healthier having every school we serve materials to students and teens, including breakfast in food choices. achieve Gold Award level parentsthe classroom, fruit/vegetable Sodexo agrees with the long- status in the HealthierUS --Encourage Clients to supportofferings, elimination of trans- term objectives of supporting School Challenge, Sodexo is efforts to meet requirements of fat oils more than five years committed to the following:ago, incorporating more whole every school we serve to help HealthierUS School Challenge grains, nutrition education them achieve the Gold Award --Work to Achieve HealthierUS efforts and staff training. level under the HealthierUS School Challenge Objectives School Challenge. with The White House, federal and state agencies
  20. 20. The Food GuidePyramid wasintroduced in 1992 toillustrate a food guidedeveloped by the U.S.Department ofAgriculture to helphealthy Americans usethe Dietary Guidelinesto choose foods for ahealthy diet.
  21. 21. Evolution of USDA’s Food Guidance1950s-1960s 1940s 1916 Food for Young Children 1970s 2005 1992
  22. 22.  Planning Menus  Menu Planning at Westfield Washington Schools is produced through NUTRIkids.  Previous years menus were on a month-to-month basis and are available upon request.  For 2010-2011 School Year, our menus are on an 8-week rotation. There is a different menu for each grade cluster: High School, Middle School, Intermediate School and Elementary Schools. Uses NUTRIkids because:  Software is preloaded with the latest USDA Child Nutrition Database of over 12,000 ingredients and 220 USDA recipes  Control of menu plans to ensure we are meeting federal and state regulations and guidelines  Standardize recipes for nutrition, portion, and cost control  USDA compliant daily, weekly and monthly menus with nutritional averages for any date range  Comply with the dietary guidelines and satisfy the district’s Wellness Policy  As this is a nutrient based menu plan, food group servings are not shown. However, as you can see, the calorie intake and nutrient levels are well within the target levels as dictated within the program by the USDA.
  23. 23. All 6 Elementary Schools are on the Same Menu
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  25. 25.  Action for Healthy Kids is a  Why Now? nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of  The incidence of childhood children through better nutrition overweight and obesity has and physical activity in schools. tripled over the past 20 years. This effort represents a response  A prevention strategy is crucial. to our nation’s epidemic of  Schools are a structured overweight, sedentary, and environment where it is possible undernourished children and to have a powerful influence on adolescents. children’s eating and activity Healthy schools produce healthy patterns. students—and healthy students  Schools provide equality of are better able to learn and access to information in settings achieve their true potential. where families differ in their levels of knowledge and ability to discuss nutritional and physical needs.
  26. 26.  At the 2002 Healthy Schools Summit in Washington, D.C., Former U.S. Surgeon General  What AFHK Does… David Satcher asked America to address this burgeoning crisis-and Action for Healthy Kids was formed to answer. A public-private partnership of more than 50  Improving children’s eating habits national organizations and government agencies representing education, health, fitness and by increasing access to nutritious nutrition, Action for Healthy Kids addresses the foods and beverages throughout the epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and school campus and by integrating undernourished youth by focusing on changes in schools. nutrition education in to the Thousands of volunteer curriculum. administrators, educators, health professionals, parents, and others take action at  Increasing children’s physical the state, district, and school level through Action activity by adding or maintaining for Healthy Kids’ State Teams in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. physical education courses and Through this network, Action for Healthy Kids works recess, and promoting after-school to improve nutrition and increase physical activity and co-curricular programs. in schools. Because healthy children learn better.  Educating administrators, teachers, children and parents about how nutrition and physical activity impact children’s health and academic achievement.
  27. 27. School Awards Helping to Improve Educate/Resources• Healthy Hoosier School Award Eating Habits • Display educational posters•2008-2009 and 2009-2010 Silver • Follow USDA guidelines for and flyers in the school Awards nutritious meals cafeteria regarding nutrition•Oak Trace Elementary and exercise • Follow Nutrition Standards for•Carey Ridge Elementary Foods in Schools established • Send home flyers and•Washington Woods Elem. by the Institute of Medicine informational brochures•Maple Glen Elementary regarding nutrition and • Follow meal guidelines by the•Shamrock Springs Elem. exercise•Westfield Intermediate • Maintain the FoodService Blog • Provide fruit and vegetable•Westfield High School with information and links choices for lunch and• Monon Trail Elementary regarding nutrition and breakfast• Middle School did not exercise • Follow snack and ala carte participate guidelines
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  29. 29. USDA First Lady Sodexo• The HealthierUS School • Last fall, First Lady Michelle •Student achievement starts with Challenge was established to Obama called upon all schools nutrition. That’s why Sodexo is so recognize schools that are to participate in the dedicated to providing healthy, nutritious offerings in creating healthier school HealthierUS School school cafeterias around the environments through their Challenge, and expanded the country. promotion of good nutrition opportunity to middle and high •We are a leader in K-12 food service and physical activity schools. and employ more registered• Four levels of superior • In February 2010, she launched dietitians than any other public performance are awarded: the Let’s Move campaign to company in America. Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Gold end childhood obesity in •Our chefs create and kid-test new of Distinction. America. recipes every day to make sure students have fresh, delicious, and nutritious meals, including breakfast and grab-to-go selections.
  30. 30. Sodexo School Services manages foodservice and student well-being activities for more than 470 school districts acrossthe country. We serve more than 2.8 million school meals each weekday, in addition to nutritious a la carte items andhealthy snacks and beverages. From New England to the Great Northwest, our experience and expertise help us tounderstand the unique cultures and effectively serve the needs of local communities, schooladministrators, principals, teachers, parents and students. •We are the market leader in providing products and programs that promote total student well- being. Student Well Being •The goal is to support educators and school administrators in developing healthy habits and increased student achievement. •Kids Way Café, E.D.z (energy download zone) and CrossRoads Café are age-specific foodservice School Meal Programs programs to meet the precise needs of growing children. •Have access to professionally trained chefs and registered dietitians who create innovative healthy Management Teams breakfast and lunch offerings focused on taste and nutrient analysis for questions or consults.
  31. 31. U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesU. S. Department of Agriculture
  32. 32.  The Dietary Guidelines for  The Dietary Guidelines for Americans is based on the recommendations put forward by the Dietary Americans, first published in Guidelines Advisory Committee. 1980, provides science-based  The more we learn about nutrition and advised to promote health and to exercise, the more we recognize their importance reduce risk for chronic diseases in everyday life. through diet and physical activity.  Children need a healthy diet for normal growth and development, and Americans of all ages may reduce The recommendations contained their risk of chronic disease by adopting a nutritious within the Dietary Guidelines are diet and engaging in regular physical activity. targeted to the general public  However, putting this knowledge into practice is over 2 years of age who are living difficult. More than 90 million Americans are affected by chronic diseases and conditions that in the United States. compromise their quality of life and well-being. To Because of its focus on health correct this problem, many Americans must make significant changes in their eating habits and promotion and risk reduction, the lifestyles. Dietary Guidelines form the basis  More so than ever, consumers need good advice to of federal food, nutrition make informed decisions about their diets. education, and information programs. By law, the Dietary Guidelines is  The 2005 Dietary Guidelines will help reviewed, updated if Americans choose a nutritious diet within their energy requirements. necessary, and published every 5 years.
  33. 33. Dietary Guidelines The Dietary Guidelines aids The information in the Dietary policymakers in designing and There is a growing body of implementing nutrition-related Guidelines is useful for the evidence which demonstrates development of education programs. that following a diet that materials. The Federal Government bases its complies with the Dietary nutrition programs, such as the Guidelines may reduce the risk The federal dietary guidance- related publications are required National child Nutrition Programs of chronic disease. or the Elderly Nutrition by law to be based on the Dietary A basic premise of the Dietary Guidelines. Program, on the DietaryGuidelines is that nutrient needs Guidelines. The USDA Food Guide, the foodshould be met primarily through label, and Nutrition Facts Panel The Dietary Guidelines consuming foods. provide information that is useful recommends nutrient intakes for implementing key within energy needs by adopting a Nutrient supplements cannot balanced eating pattern, such as replace a healthful diet. recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines. the USDA Food Guide.
  34. 34. The purpose of Sodexo’s Student Well-Being by Sodexo is committed to student health and successSodexo’s Healthy Initiative Guide > U.S. Department of Influencing School Meal Nutrition Guidelines Healthy Initiative Guide: Agriculture (USDA) Healthier Sodexo 1. To help employees gain a US School Challenge better understanding of the Student Well-Being: A state state of childhood nutrition erus/index.html of health and success nurtured through an 2. To provide employees awareness of choices in with access to current > Institute of Medicine of nutrition, achievement, envir nutrition guidelines the National Academies onment, community and 3. To highlight regulations activity. and organizations that 81.aspx Sodexo School Services is influence nutrition guidelines committed to delivering 4. To provide a resource for effective programs that help snacks and beverages that > Alliance for a Healthier students, teachers and meet nutrition and wellness Generation employees understand guidelines nutritional concepts and allow them to make informed decisions that support a healthy lifestyle.
  35. 35. Health issues such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease continue to lead health concerns for America’s youth. More than12.5 million children/adolescents (17 percent of those age 2 to 19 years) are overweight.Prevalence of Overweight Among Children and Adolescents: United States,1999-2000. (2002). National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Controland Prevention Web site.
  36. 36. Obesity Trends – U.S. Adults BRFSS, 1990, 1998, 2006 (*BMI 30, or about 30 lbs. overweight for 5’4” person) Center for Disease Control maps show increase in obesity among adults since 1990. A child with two overweight parents has a 60% to 80% likelihood that he/she will be overweight as an adult. No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%Source: Childhood Obesity -- Advancing Effective Prevention and Treatment: An Overview for Health Professionals(Issue Paper). National Institutes for Health Care Management Foundation. April 9, 2003.
  37. 37. Marketing venues that are in every school. Middle School –Elementary School – Performance Zone Lift-Off! High School – Balance Mind, Body and Soul
  38. 38. WWS Participation Healthy Hoosier Chefs Moves to Fuel Up to Play 60 Project 18 in School Awards in School is a program Alliance with alliance with the Program, which is launched by the Peyton ManningIndiana Action for part of Michelle NFL and National Children’s HospitalHealthy Kids. Our Obama’s “Let’s Dairy Council that at St. Vincent andschools have won Move” involves kids Ball State the Silver Award effort, involves directly in University. We are for two years chefs adopting improving nutrition again participating straight. schools to educate and physical at the Elementary kids about food activity in their Schools. and nutrition. schools.
  39. 39. Meeting the Guidelines is a work in progress which will be updated as guidelines change or new requirements are introduced.The Food Service at Westfield Washington Schools strive to meet or exceed the guidelines presented by both the Federal and State Governments.If you should have any questions or comments concerning the content herein, please do not hesitate to contact: Karen Howes, General Manager, at 317-867-8060. The materials and information presented herein wereresearched and compiled by: Susan Luther, Administrative Assistant. You may contact Susan at 317-867-8062.
  40. 40. The Nutrition Committee hasimplemented many positive changes within our schools.
  41. 41. ParentVolunteers Promote Healthy Food and NutritionFood Service Achieve and ExceedEmployees Nutrition GuidelinesSchool Your Support is KEYEmployees Working Together To Make Wellness Fun and Exciting
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